August 29, 2015

Awesomeness | Talks and events | Summer conference travel

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Awesomeness

Clara Cohen is now a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Language Science at Pennsylvania State University". Congratulations to Clara!

Talks and events

Summer conference travel

37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (July, Pasadena)

  • Geoff Bacon, Yang Xu, and Terry Regier, "Tense systems across languages support efficient communication"
  • Alexandra Carstensen, Jing Xu, Cameron T. Smith, and Terry Regier, "Language evolution in the lab tends toward informative communication"
  • Yang Xu and Charles Kemp, "A computational evaluation of two laws of semantic change"
  • Yang Xu, Terry Regier, and Barbara C. Malt, "Semantic chaining and efficient communication: The case of container names"
  • Yang Xu, Terry Regier, and Nora Newcombe, "An adaptive cue combination model of spatial reorientation"

"Semantic chaining and efficient communication" received a prize for computational modeling of language. Congratulations!