Winter 2014: Meeting 1

The first LaLoCo meeting this quarter took place on Fri Jan. 17 and it was well attended — thank you everyone for coming and participating!

We discussed chapters 3 and 4 of John Hale’s textbook draft, in particular: regular and context free grammars, finite state and push down automata, and …

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Winter 2014: Plan

The first LaLoCo meeting this quarter will take place on Fri Jan. 17 — not this coming Fri, but the next one. Regular time: Fridays, 2:15-3:15 pm. Place: Meeting & Analysis room (Stevenson 217).

Karl, Nate and I will do a series of lab meetings about parsing this quarter. The …

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Course materials for Sem 3 (Fall 2013): Computational Formal Semantics with Haskell

Wed 27 November 2013 by Adrian Brasoveanu

Semantics 3 (fall 2013; upper div. undergraduate course, UCSC Linguistics) was dedicated to introducing computational formal semantics with Haskell. The course materials (syllabus, lectures notes, hw assignments, solutions etc.) are provided below. The ghci commands are numbered in the same way in the pdf and the corresponding hs files for …

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Fall 2013: Meeting 5

Thu 14 November 2013 by Karl DeVries

The last meeting of the quarter took place today. Karl presented ch. 7 of Cooper’s textbook and Jurafski (1996). The slides are available here:

Continuing today’s theme, the meetings next quarter (winter 2014) will be entirely dedicated to parsing. More details will be posted here when …

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Fall 2013: Meetings 3 and 4 (Oct. 24, Oct. 31)

Sat 26 October 2013 by Karl DeVries and Adrian Brasoveanu

Karl presented ch. 3 of Cooper’s textbook (cognitive models for multicolumn addition and subtraction) on Oct. 17. Those slides and the slides for our broader discussion of cognitive modeling (we talked about Marr’s levels of analysis and ACT-R) are available here:

Last Thur …

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Fall 2013: Meeting 2 (Oct. 17) and schedule for the rest of the quarter

Tue 08 October 2013 by Karl DeVries

There won’t be a LaLoCo this Thursday, but we’ll be meeting next Thursday Oct. 17th when we’ll be talking about chapter 3 from Modelling High-Level Cognitive Processes.

The schedule of the meetings for the quarter is as follows (please note the exact dates):

  • Oct. 17 (Meeting 2 …
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Fall 2013: Meeting 1

Wed 18 September 2013 by Karl DeVries

The first LaLoCo meeting of the quarter will be Thursday, Oct. 3 12-1pm in Stevenson 217.

In the first meeting I will be presenting the first two chapters of Modeling High-Level Cognitive Processes.

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Plan for Fall 2013

Fri 23 August 2013 by Karl DeVries and Adrian Brasoveanu

LaLoCo will meet more or less weekly in the fall 2013 quarter. The meetings will take place on Thursdays, 12pm—1pm, Meeting & Analysis room (Stevenson 217).

Karl and Adrian are going to work through and present the textbook Modelling High-Level Cognitive Processes, by Richard P. Cooper (with contributions from Peter …

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Sem 3 (Comp. Formal Sem. w/ Haskell) lecture notes: Part 3

Sat 20 July 2013 by Adrian Brasoveanu

The final 4 sets of intro-to-Haskell lecture notes and the associated Haskell code files are now available. Just as before, the ghci commands are numbered in the same way in the pdf and the corresponding hs files for ease of reference:

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Sem 3 (Comp. Formal Sem. w/ Haskell) lecture notes: Part 2

Thu 18 July 2013 by Adrian Brasoveanu

The next 4 sets of lecture notes and the associated Haskell code files are now available. Just as before, the ghci commands are numbered in the same way in the pdf and the corresponding hs files for ease of reference:

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