Linguistics and English Language

Language evolution seminar

Speaker: Stella Frank (CLE, University of Edinburgh)

Title: Machine Learning (re)discovers Language Evolution

Abstract: I'll give an informal introduction to, and overview of, recent work in the ML/NLP space on "emergent language", featuring agents based on neural networks, trained using reinforcement learning, interacting in increasingly realistic worlds. I hope to provoke a discussion on how this line of work relates to what's being done at the CLE, and whether/how we can add to it.

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Seminars are organised by the Centre for Language Evolution

Andres Karjus

Centre for Language Evolution

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Dec 04 2018 -

Language evolution seminar

2018-12-04: Machine Learning (re)discovers Language Evolution

Seminar room 5, Chrystal Macmillan Building, 15a George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD