Workshop Program

2014 ACL Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics

Thursday, June 26, 2014

8:55–9:00 Opening
9:00–10:00 Invited talk by Naomi Feldman
10:00–10:30 Computationally Rational Saccadic Control: An Explanation of Spillover Effects Based on Sampling from Noisy Perception and Memory
Michael Shvartsman, Richard Lewis and Satinder Singh
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00–11:30 Investigating the role of entropy in sentence processing
Tal Linzen and Florian Jaeger
11:30–12:00 Sentence Processing in a Vectorial Model of Working Memory
William Schuler
12:00–12:30 Evaluating Evaluation Metrics for Minimalist Parsing
Thomas Graf and Bradley Marcinek
12:30–14:00 Lunch break
14:00–14:30 Learning Verb Classes in an Incremental Model
Libby Barak, Afsaneh Fazly and Suzanne Stevenson
14:30–15:00 A Usage-Based Model of Early Grammatical Development
Barend Beekhuizen, Rens Bod, Afsaneh Fazly, Suzanne Stevenson and Arie Verhagen
15:00–15:30 A Model to Qualify the Linguistic Adaptation Phenomenon in Online Conversation Threads: Analyzing Priming Effect in Online Health Community
Yafei Wang, David Reitter and John Yen
15:30–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–16:30 Quantifying the role of discourse topicality in speakers’ choices of referring expressions
Naho Orita, Naomi Feldman, Jordan Boyd-Graber and Eliana Vornov
16:30–17:30 Invited talk by Ted Gibson
17:30–17:45 Closing Remarks