LINGUIST List 16.689

Tue Mar 08 2005

FYI: Summer Programs, OSU; Machine Learning, Chicago/US

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        1.    S SPEAC, Summer Languages/Teacher Training Programs, OSU
        2.    Yasemin Altun, Machine Learning Summer School, Chicago, USA

Message 1: Summer Languages/Teacher Training Programs, OSU

Date: 07-Mar-2005
From: S SPEAC <>
Subject: Summer Languages/Teacher Training Programs, OSU

The Ohio State University is offering Summer Programs East Asian
Contentration (SPEAC) in the summer of 2005.

SPEAC includes Intensive Chinese/Japanese Language Training (June 20- Aug. 19)
and Teacher Training in Teaching Chinese and Japanese (June 20-Aug. 4).

For more detailed information, please visit our website at:

Application materials are available from our website. If you have any questions
regarding our summer program, please contact us by email at

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Message 2: Machine Learning Summer School, Chicago, USA

Date: 06-Mar-2005
From: Yasemin Altun < Master: Cognitive Science, Amsterdam">Research Master: Cognitive Science, Amsterdam>
Subject: Machine Learning Summer School, Chicago, USA

Machine Learning Summer School, Chicago, USA
May 16-27, 2005

TTI-Chicago and the University of Chicago are hosting a Machine
Learning Summer School from May 16-27. This will include all the
machine learning and learning theory that can be covered in 2 weeks of
intense instruction. The target audience is anyone interested in the
subject including graduate students and academic and industry
researchers. Please join us.

Subjects: Bayesian Learning, Boosting, Decision trees, Empirical
Comparisons and Case Studies, Energy Models, Evidence Integration in
Bioinformatics, Generalization Bounds, Information Geometry, Manifold
Methods, Object Recognition, Online Learning, Reductions,
Regularization, Semisupervised Learning, Structured Learning, SVMs.

Speakers: Yasemin Altun, Misha Belkin, Rich Caruana, Sanjoy Dasgupta,
Zoubin Ghahramani, Mark Johnson, Adam Kalai, John Langford, Yann LeCun,
Phil Long, David McAllester, Partha Niyogi, Robert Nowak, Robert
Schapire, Yoram Singer, Steve Smale (and possibly more).

In addition, the summer school will be colocated with two workshops
and the 'special emphasis on learning theory' quarter at TTI-Chicago.
Attendees of the school will be able to attend the workshops and
vice-versa. For further details on the quarter see:

Contact for questions.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

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