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Srinija Srinivasan (Class of 1993) is the newest member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees. Congratulations, Srinija!


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Posted by Admin 1 month ago

Symbolic Systems Forum
presents

Computing with Natural Language

Percy Liang
Computer Science Department

Monday, April 7, 2014
12:15-1:05 pm
Building 460, Room 126
map link: http://campus-map.stanford.edu/index.cfm?ID=01-460

ABSTRACT:

Today, the tremendous growth of semi-structured data far outpaces our ability to ask interesting ...

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Posted by Admin 1 month, 1 week ago

Interested in Symbolic Systems? An Informational Dinner:

Monday, February 24, 2014
5:30-7:00PM
Building 460, Room 126 (the Greenberg room, Margaret Jacks Hall)

Join us for a dinner discussion for students considering a major in Symbolic Systems, with Ken Taylor (Director), Todd Davies (Associate Director), and current undergraduate Advising ...


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Posted by Admin 2 months ago


The Annual Symbolic Systems Distinguished Speaker Lecture

Douglas Hofstadter

The Nature of Categories and Concepts

Thursday, March 6, 2014
5:00 pm
Annenberg Auditorium

 

 
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The Nature of Categories and Concepts
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Douglas Hofstadter
 
College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor
of Cognitive Science and Comparative Literature
 
Indiana University
Bloomington
 
     What is ...

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Posted by Julie Fortuna 2 months ago

Summer internship descriptions are now visible to logged in users, and student profiles are visible to faculty. Match Madness is on!


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Posted by Admin 2 months, 1 week ago

James L. McClelland, Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences (Psychology) and Professor, by courtesy, of Linguistics, is a co-recipient of the first National Academy of Sciences Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences.


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Posted by Admin 2 months, 1 week ago

The selection process (also known as "Match Madness") for Symbolic Systems Summer Internships has begun. Students and faculty who are interested in participating should upload their profiles and internship descriptions, respectively. First visibility for profiles and internships is scheduled for Tuesday, February 11, 2014 (by about noon), with matching taking ...


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Posted by Admin 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Symbolic Systems Forum
presents

"Talking to Children Matters:  How Early Language Experience Shapes Later Life Chances"

Anne Fernald
Psychology Department

Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
12:15-1:05 pm
Building 460, Room 126
map link: http://campus-map.stanford.edu/index.cfm?ID=01-460

ABSTRACT:
By kindergarten, many children from disadvantaged backgrounds ...


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Posted by Admin 3 months, 2 weeks ago

A pink equal sign inside a red box: the Human Rights Campaign's logo for marriage equalitySymbolic Systems Program affiliates have chosen the equal sign ("=") as the Symbol of the Year in 2013, in our second annual vote for notable symbols. The equal sign, particularly as used by the Human Rights Campaign, was nominated by affiliated faculty member BJ Fogg (Consulting Professor of Education).

The citation ...


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Posted by Admin 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The Symbol of the Year in 2013, as voted by Symbolic Systems Program affiliates, is...

the equal sign

A pink equal sign inside a red box: the Marriage Equality symbol from the Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign's modified logo became a viral symbol for marriage equality in 2013 ahead of the Supreme Court's landmark decision in June. The embedded equal sign also featured ...


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Posted by Admin 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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