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Sixth Workshop on Cognitive Aspects of Computational Language Learning


Friday, September 18, 2015

09:00–09:10Opening and Introduction
09:10–10:30Session 1: Language Processing
09:10–09:30Using reading behavior to predict grammatical functions
Maria Barrett and Anders Søgaard
09:30–10:00Reading metrics for estimating task efficiency with MT output
Sigrid Klerke, Sheila Castilho, Maria Barrett and Anders Søgaard
10:00–10:30Evaluating Models of Computation and Storage in Human Sentence Processing
Thang Luong, Timothy O’Donnell and Noah Goodman
10:30–11:00Coffee Break
11:00–11:50Invited Talk by Afra Alishahi
11:50–12:10Session 2: Language Change
11:50–12:10An agent-based model of a historical word order change
Jelke Bloem, Arjen Versloot and Fred Weerman
12:10–13:00Session 3: Poster Session
12:10–13:00Towards a Model of Prediction-based Syntactic Category Acquisition: First Steps with Word Embeddings
Robert Grimm, Giovanni Cassani, Walter Daelemans and Steven Gillis
12:10–12:30Which distributional cues help the most? Unsupervised contexts selection for lexical category acquisition
Giovanni Cassani, Robert Grimm, Walter Daelemans and Steven Gillis
12:10–13:00Language Emergence in a Population of Artificial Agents Equipped with the Autotelic Principle
Miquel Cornudella and Thierry Poibeau
12:10–13:00A Computational Study of Cross-situational Lexical Learning of Brazilian Portuguese
Pablo Faria
12:10–13:00Units in segmentation: a computational investigation
Çağrı Çöltekin
12:10–13:00Estimating Grammeme Redundancy by Measuring Their Importance for Syntactic Parser Performance
Aleksandrs Berdicevskis
14:10–15:00Invited Talk by Antal van den Bosch
15:00–15:30Session 4: Language Processing II
15:00–15:30Improving Coordination on Novel Meaning through Context and Semantic Structure
Thomas Brochhagen
15:30–16:00Coffee Break
16:00–17:30Session 5: Language Acquisition
16:00–16:30Perceptual, conceptual, and frequency effects on error patterns in English color term acquisition
Barend Beekhuizen and Suzanne Stevenson
16:30–17:00Motif discovery in infant- and adult-directed speech
Bogdan Ludusan, Amanda Seidl, Emmanuel Dupoux and Alex Cristia
17:00–17:30Modeling dative alternations of individual children
Antal van den Bosch and Joan Bresnan
17:30–17:35Closing Session