Evening Lectures

Kai von Fintel

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh

Queen Mary University of London, UK

Unifying Mathematics for Grammar and Data
Mathematical linguistics reasons about natural language using formal tools. Different approaches model different aspects of language. Some encode the grammar in axiomatic structures; others build vector representations for words using contextual data. Is there a mathematical structure that unifies the two?

Andris Ambainis

University of Latvia, Latvia

The Richard T. Oehrle Memorial Lecture

Cleo Condoravdi

Stanford University, USA