Workshop Program

2015 Workshop on Cognitive Modeling and Computational Linguistics

Thursday, June 4, 2015

8:55–9:00 Opening
9:00–10:00 Invited talk by Andrew Kehler
10:00–10:30 Predictions for self-priming from incremental updating models unifying comprehension and production
Cassandra L. Jacobs
10:30–11:00 Coffee break
11:00–11:30 Pragmatic Alignment on Social Support Type in Health Forum Conversations
Yafei Wang, John Yen, and David Reitter
11:30–12:00 Audience size and contextual effects on information density in Twitter conversations
Gabriel Doyle and Michael Frank
12:00–12:30 Centre Stage: How Social Network Position Shapes Linguistic Coordination
Bill Noble and Raquel Fernandez
12:30–13:30 Lunch break
13:30–14:00 Fusion of Compositional Network-based and Lexical Function Distributional Semantic Models
Spiros Georgiladakis, Elias Iosif and Alexandros Potamianos
14:00–14:30 Verb polysemy and frequency effects in thematic fit modeling
Clayton Greenberg, Vera Demberg and Asad Sayeed
14:30–15:00 An Evaluation and Comparison of Linguistic Alignment Measures
Yang Xu and David Reitter
15:00–15:30 Utility-based evaluation metrics for models of language acquisition: A look at speech segmentation
Lawrence Phillips and Lisa Pearl
15:30–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–16:30 Evidence of syntactic working memory usage in MEG data
Marten van Schijndel, Brian Murphy and William Schuler
16:30–17:00 Modeling fMRI time courses with linguistic structure at various grain sizes
John Hale, David Lutz, Wen-Ming Luh and Jonathan Brennan
17:00–18:00 Invited talk by Mark Steedman
18:00–18:15 Closing Remarks