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26th Annual Symbolic Systems Distinguished Speaker event

Eliezer Yudkowsky

Cofounder and Senior Research Fellow, Machine Intelligence Research Institute

The AI Alignment Problem: Why it's hard, and where to start.

Hewlett Teaching Center, Auditorium 201

May 5, 2016, 5pm PST

BIOGRAPHY:

Eliezer Yudkowsky is a decision theorist who is widely ...


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Posted by Todor Markov 2 years ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

M.S. Project Presentations
featuring
Master of Science Degree Candidates
Symbolic Systems Program

Monday, May 2, 2016
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:

(1) Cody Karutz, "The Crystal Reef: Cinematic and Interactive Virtual Reality Education Experiences about Marine Conservation ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years ago

The selection process (also known as "Match Madness") for Symbolic Systems Summer Internships has entered the Post-Priority Period. Summer internship descriptions are now visible to all users, and Symbolic Systems student profiles remain visible only to Sym Sys faculty. Stanford undergraduates and Symbolic Systems faculty have until Monday, April 4 ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 1 month ago

The selection process (also known as "Match Madness") for Symbolic Systems Summer Internships has entered the Priority Period. Summer internship descriptions are now visible to Symbolic Systems undergraduates and faculty, and student profiles are visible to faculty. Symbolic Systems undergraduate majors and faculty have until Monday, March 7 to agree ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 2 months ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

M.S. Project Presentations
featuring
Naomi Tahikawa Shapiro and Pedram Razavi
Master of Science Degree Candidates
Symbolic Systems Program

Monday, May 23, 2016
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:

(1) Naomi Tachikawa Shapiro, "A language modeling and constraint-based approach ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 2 months ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

Annual Presentation of Honors Theses
featuring
Senior Honors Students
Symbolic Systems Program

Monday, June 6, 2016
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

SCHEDULE:

12:30 Allison Dods, "Does Social Information Reduce Referential Ambiguity in Cross-Situational Word Learning?: Using Eye-Tracking to ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 2 months ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

Justice for Jeantel (and Trayvon): Fighting Dialect Prejudice in Courtrooms and Beyond
featuring
John R. Rickford
Linguistics Department

Monday, May 16, 2016
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
In 2013 George Zimmerman went on trial for the murder of ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 2 months ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

The Analytic/Synthetic Distinction and Fodor’s “Iron Law of Cognitive Science”
featuring
Tom Donaldson
Philosophy Department

Monday, April 11, 2016
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
According to the standard philosophical jargon, a sentence is analytic if it ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 2 months ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

A fine-grained approach to algorithms and complexity
featuring
Virginia Williams
Symbolic Systems Program

Monday, May 9, 2016
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
A central goal of algorithmic research is to determine how fast computational problems can be solved ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 2 months ago

The
Symbolic Systems Forum

presents

How Medicine Thinks, and How We Can Help It to Think Better
featuring
Jeff Shrager
Symbolic Systems Program

Monday, April 4, 2016
12:30-1:20 pm
Building 460, Room 126 (Margaret Jacks Hall)

ABSTRACT:
In my undergrad work at UPenn I worked on intelligent operating ...


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Posted by Admin 2 years, 2 months ago
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