Cornell Cognitive Studies Symposium


April 13-14, 2002

Cornell University

Talks will be in Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium in Goldwin Smith Hall. The lunch and poster session will be held at the Big Red Barn. All events will take place on the Cornell campus.

Saturday, April 13
9:15-9:45 Coffee


Statistical Learning in Language
9:45-10:45 Nick ChaterSimplicity as a Principle for Language Acquisition
10:45-11:45 Lillian LeeKnowledge-lean Approaches to Statistical Natural Language Processing
11:45-12:00 Coffee Break
12:00-1:00 Curt BurgessTransforming Real-world Language into Semantic Representations
1:00-2:30 Lunch
2:30-6:15 Perceptual Statistical Learning
2:30-3:30 Rob GoldstoneCreating Perceptual Representations that Recreate the World
3:30-4:15 David FieldInsights into Statistical Learning through an Understanding of the Statistical Structure of the Visual World
4:15-4:45 Coffee Break
4:45-5:30 Shimon EdelmanProblems Arising in Unsupervised Learning of Structure
5:30-6:15 Michael SpiveySome Cross-modal Interactions Between Language and Vision
Sunday, April 14
9:00-9:30 Coffee
9:30-12:30 Statistical Learning in Development
9:30-10:30 Elissa Newport Statistical Learning in Human Adults, Infants, and Nonhuman Primates: Constraints on Learning Adjacent and Nonadjacent Regularities
10:30-11:15 Scott JohnsonVisual Statistical Learning in Infancy
11:15-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-12:30 LewkowiczPerception of Multimodal Sequential Structure in Human Infants
12:30-2:00 Lunch and Poster Session


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