Speaker Series

The Stony Brook NLP Speaker Series invites distinguished researchers from the northeast and across the world to present on cutting-edge work in language analysis and computational linguistics. Talks are typically held in New Computer Science room 120 (our brand new lecture hall) and are open to anyone in the Stony Brook community. 

Upcoming: 

(1) Feb 15th, 2019: Dipanjan Das​, Google AI, New York

Learning to Generate and Understand Discourse via Wikipedia Edits

1pm, New Computer Science 115

 

(2) April 9, 2019: Dan Jurafsky Stanford University  (part of CS department distinguished lecture series)​

Does This Vehicle Belong to You? Processing the Language of Policing for Improving Police-Community Relations

2:30pm, New Computer Science 120

 

Past Talks: 

September 17, 2018: Rediet Abebe, Cornell University
Information and Overexposure in Word-of-Mouth Campaigns

February 9, 2018: Noah Smith, University of Washington (part of CS department distinguished lecture series)
New Applications of Natural Language Processing:  Measuring Ideas and Machine-in-the-Loop Creativity

November 17, 2017: Kyunghyun Cho, New York University. 
Neural Machine Translation

November 3, 2017: Hal Daume III, University of Maryland, College Park. 
Language learning through interactions

October 23, 2017: Nate Chambers, US Naval Academy, Annapolis. 
Interdisciplinary NLP with Social Media: International Relations and Cybersecurity Attacks on Twitter. 

October 13, 2017: Johannes Eichstaedt, University of Pennsylvania.
New Results in Psychological Data Science: Insights about the Well-Being of Communities, and Tracking Emotions within Individuals.

May 8, 2017: David Bamman, University of California, Berkeley
Challenges in the Computational Analysis of Large Book Corpora.