Computational Cognitive Science

Lectures

The lecture schedule is subject to change. Updated slides will generally be posted after class. See the reading list for links to papers.

No.WeekLecturerTopicReading
1 1LucasIntroductionL&F ch. 1
2 1LucasBasic Model Building L&F ch. 2
3 2LucasParameter EstimationL&F ch. 3; Mathews and Fink 2004, ch. 8.2
4 2LucasMaximum Likelihood EstimationL&F ch. 4; Sharon Goldwater's probability notes
5 3LucasMaximum Likelihood Estimation; Parameter UncertaintyL&F ch. 4, 5
6 3LucasModel Comparison; GeneralizationL&F ch. 5, 6
7 4LucasSimplicityL&F ch. 5, 6; Jefferys & Berger 1992
8 4LucasCategorizationL&F ch. 7
9 5LucasBayesian EstimationGriffiths and Yuille 2006
105LucasMemory: Concept LearningTenenbaum 2000
116LucasLanguage: Word RecognitionNorris 2006
116LucasLanguage: Word Recognition continued; quizNorris 2006
12 7LucasLanguage: Lexicon AcquisitionFrank et al. 2009
12 7LucasLexicon acquisition continued; discuss Quiz 2Frank et al. 2009
13 8LucasLanguage: Sentence ProcessingJurafsky 1996
14 8LucasLanguage: Syntactic SurprisalHale 2001
15 9LucasVision: AttentionItti et al. 1998
16 9LucasVision: Contextual GuidanceTorralba et al. 2006


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