Ellen Lau, assistant professor at the UMD Linguistics Department, spoke about the role of neuroimaging in linguistics.
Slideshow can be viewed here.
Aaron spoke about the use of n-grams in computers’ analysis and prediction of language. Notes and slideshow coming soon.
On Tuesday, March 11, we visited the University of Maryland Linguistics Department and saw lectures on various topics.
We learned about crowdsourcing from Alex Quinn.
More slideshows coming soon!
Kristin Mulrooney, Linguistics Professor at Gallaudet University, concluded our ASL series with a lecture on the challenges of creating signing avatars, in particular facial expressions. Her slideshow can be seen here.
NOTES (thanks to AC):
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Gallaudet University Assistant Professor of Linguistics Miako Rankin discussed research in ASL syntax. Dr. Rankin was supposed to visit last month, but had to reschedule because of the ice day. If you didn’t get a chance to skim through the reading last time, you can find it here.
We had a nice discussion about various aspects of ASL syntax and culture. We watched videos of ASL stories and poems.
Dan Parker from UMD, a grad student who worked with Alan on his SRP, visited to discuss their semantic model of human memory — a preview for the national conference they’ll present at next week.
Notes and slides coming soon.