CIS Seminars & Events

JoshiFest: Program and Videos

Welcome
9:15 - 9:30: Susan Davidson
Session 1
9:30 - 10:45: Bonnie Webber, Chair
9:30 - 9:55
"Recollections"
Rajeev Sangal, IIIT Hyderabad
Video
9:55 - 10:20
"Aravind Joshi as Advisor"
Kathleen McKeown, Columbia University
Video | Lecture Materials
10:20 - 10:45
"John seems to be intelligent" OR "How I met Aravind Joshi"
Tony Kroch, University of Pennsylvania
Video | Lecture Materials
10:45- 11:15 am Coffee Break
Session 2
11:15 - 12:30: Mitch Marcus, Chair
11:15 - 11:40
"Complex Lexical Descriptions and Curriculum Learning: Some new opportunities"
Srinivas Bangalore, ATT Research
Video
11:40 - 12:05
"As simple as possible, but not simpler"
Robert Frank, Yale University
Video | Lecture Materials
12:05 - 12:30
"Mild Context-Sensitivity and Near Context-Freedom"
Mark Steedman, University of Edinburgh
Video
12:30 - 1:45 pm Lunch
Session 3
1:45 - 3:00: Mark Liberman, Chair
1:45 - 2:10
"Did you feed the animals?"
Julia Hirshberg, Columbia University
Video | Lecture Materials
2:10 - 2:35
"Girl Meets Boy: Generating Language with Adjoining"
Kevin Knight, ISI
Video | Lecture Materials
2:35 - 3:00
"Distributional methods in language and language learning"
Charles Yang, University of Pennsylvania
Video
3 - 3:30 pm Coffee Break
Session 4
3:30 - 4:45: Ani Nenkova, Chair
3:30 - 3:55 "Centering in Naturally Occurring Discourse"
Marilyn Walker, UC Santa Cruz
Video
3:55-4:20 "Locality"
Scott Weinstein, University of Pennsylvania
Video
4:30-4:45 "Centering recollections"
Barbara Grosz, Harvard University
Video
Encomia
4:45 - 5:15
Peter Buneman, Bonnie Dorr, Lauri Karttunen, Rao Kosaraju, Kathleen McCoy, Fernando Pereira, Dan Roth, Yves Schabes, Candy Sidner, Fei Xia
Video
6:00 - 10:00 pm: Dinner at the Penn Museum, Lower Gallery
Featured Speakers: Jerry Kaplan, Eduardo Glandt, Susan Davidson