NL Grounding Reading Group

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This is the wiki page for topics to be discussed in the NL grounding reading group.

When: Wednesdays, 3:30pm
Where: CSE 203

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Contact: cynthia@cs

Schedule: Autumn 2012

Date Paper Authors Venue Leader Info
Oct 3 Learning to Connect Language and Perception Raymond J. Mooney AAAI 2008 Cynthia
Oct 10 Approaching the Symbol Grounding Problem with Probabilistic Graphical Models S. Tellex, T. Kollar, S. Dickerson, M. R. Walter, A. G. Banerjee, S. Teller, N. Roy AI Magazine. 32(4): 64-76 Nicholas
Oct 17
Oct 24
Oct 31 UW/MSR Machine Learning Workshop (no reading group)
Nov 7
Nov 14
Nov 21
Nov 28
Dec 5
Dec 12

Potential Papers

(in no particular order)

  • Highlights from ICML 2012 (mostly ML/Structured Prediction, not NLP per se)
  • Character-based Kernels for Novelistic Plot Structure. Micha Elsner. Proceedings of the Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL 2012).
  • tability and Accuracy in Incremental Speech Recognition. Ethan Selfridge, Iker Arizmendi, Peter Heeman and Jason D. Williams. 2011. S Proc SIGDIAL, Portland, Oregon, USA. Best Student Paper Award.