The CIS PhD program had its 1st-year/2nd-year Graduate Symposium on Tuesday, May 13th, in SSM 117. Students presented 20 minutes each, 15 for the talk and 5 for questions. We always take healthy regular breaks and have a catered lunch. Snacks and coffee were also be available throughout the day. Food and science!
Morning talks (11-1)
11-11:20. David Vinson. Information is dependent on review ratings (and social structure?).
11:20-11:40. Maryam Tabatabaeian. From thought experiments to real experiments: the real-world implementation of Newcomb’s paradox.
11:40-12. Daniel Holman. Visual insight.
12:20-12:40. Till Bergmann. Watching fictive motion in action: Discourse data from the TV News Archive.
12:40-1. Drew Abney. The multiscale dynamics of infants’ and caregivers’ vocalizations.
Afternoon talks (2-4)
2-2:20. Samuel Spevack. The integration of visual information and negation in self paced reading.
2:20-2:40. Chelsea Gordon. The role of sensory grounding in concept activation.
2:40-3. Katherine Livins. Embodied relations 2.0.
3:20-3:40. Jessica Ross. Influence of high and low groove music on postural sway dynamics.
3:40-4. Morgan Fleming. Moving the mind: How interaction shapes cognition.