Recent and upcoming presentations

White, A. S., R. Rudinger, K. Rawlins, & B. Van Durme. 2018. Lexicosyntactic Inference in Neural Models. Talk given at the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Brussels, Belgium, October 31-November 4, 2018.

Poliak, A., A. Haldar, R. Rudinger, J.E. Hu, E. Pavlick, A. S. White, & B. Van Durme. 2018. Towards a Unified Natural Language Inference Framework to Evaluate Sentence Representations. Talk given at the 2018 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Brussels, Belgium, October 31-November 4, 2018.

White, A. S. 2018. Distribution, Inference, and Event Structure. Colloquium talk given at Stanford University, October 12, 2018.

White, A. S. & K. Rawlins. 2018. The typology of veridicality inferences. Talk given at the 49th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, Cornell University, October 5-7, 2018.

Rudinger, R., A. S. White, & B. Van Durme. 2018. Neural Models of Factuality. Talk given at the 2018 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics, New Orleans, LA, June 1 – June 6, 2018.

Past presentations

White, A. S. 2018. Frequency, Acceptability, and Natural Language Ontology. Given at the University of Rochester Cognitive Science Dinner, Rochester, NY, March 22, 2018.

White, A. S., P. Rastogi, K. Duh, & B. Van Durme. 2017. Inference is Everything: Recasting Semantic Resources into a Unified Evaluation Framework. Given at the 8th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing. Taipei, Taiwan, November 27-December 1, 2017.

White, A. S. 2017. Computational approaches to clause selection. Invited talk given at Selectionfest 2017. Humboldt University of Berlin and ZAS Berlin. Berlin, Germany. November 10-11, 2017.

White, A. S. & K. Rawlins. 2017. The role of veridicality and factivity in clause selection. Given at the 48th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, University of Iceland. October 27-29, 2017.

Hirzel, M., A. S. White, & J. Lidz. 2017. Biased distributions in dialogs do not shape verb learning. Presented at the 42nd Boston University Conference on Language Development. Boston University. November 3-5, 2017.

White, A. S., K. Rawlins, & B. Van Durme. 2017. The Semantic Proto-Role Linking Model. Given at the 15th Conference of the European Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics. Valencia, Spain. April 3-7, 2017.

White, A. S. & K. Rawlins. 2017. Entropy predicts uncertainty in subcategorization frame distributions. Given at the 39th Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society, AG1: Information-theory based modeling of linguistic variation in context, Saarland University. March 8-10, 2017.

White, A. S. 2017. Factoring word knowledge. Invited talk given for the Goergen Institute for Data Science Seminar Series, University of Rochester. March 2, 2017.

White, A. S., D. Reisinger, K. Sakaguchi, T. Vieira, S. Zhang, R. Rudinger, K. Rawlins, & B. Van Durme. 2016. Universal decompositional semantics on universal dependencies. Presented at Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing 2016, Austin, TX. November 1–5, 2016.

White, A. S. & K. Rawlins. 2016. Question agnosticism and change of state. Given at Sinn und Bedeutung 21, University of Edinburgh. September 4-6, 2016.

White, A. S. & K. Rawlins. 2016. A computational model of S-selection. Given at Semantics and Linguistic Theory 26, University of Texas, Austin. May 12-15, 2016.

Fetters, M. & A. S. White. 2016. Pseudogapping does not involve heavy shift. Given at the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, University of Utah. April 29-May 1, 2016.

White, A. S. & J. Sprouse. 2016. The trace of categorical structure in gradient judgments. Presented at the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, University of Utah. April 29-May 1, 2016.

White, A. S., V. Hacquard, P. Resnik, & J. Lidz. 2016. Subcategorization frame entropy in online verb-learning. Presented at the 29th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, University of Florida. March 3-5, 2016.

White, A. S. 2015. Learner as lexical semanticist. Distinguished Alumnus Address, Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference, University of California, Santa Cruz. May 29th, 2015.

Altshuler, D., V. Hacquard, T. Roberts, & A. S. White. 2015. On double access, cessation and parentheticality. Given at Semantics and Linguistic Theory 25, Stanford University. May 15-17, 2015.

White, A. S. 2015. Soft implicative entailments. Given at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, OR. January 8-11, 2015.

White, A. S. 2014. Contextually modulated syntactic variability in child-directed speech. Presented at the 13th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. July 14-18, 2014.

White, A. S., V. Hacquard, & J. Lidz. 2014. Syntactic sources of semantics and pragmatics. Presented at the 13th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. July 14-18, 2014.

White, A. S. 2013. Factive-implicatives and modalized complements. Presented at the 44th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, University of Connecticut. October 18-20, 2013.

White, A. S. & T. Grano. 2013. An experimental investigation of partial control. Presented at Sinn und Bedeutung 18, University of the Basque Country. September 11-13, 2013.

Lidz, J., A. S. White, & R. Baier. 2013. Predictive parsing and the acquisition of thematic structure. Given at the SRCD Biennial Meeting, Seattle, WA. April 18-20, 2013.

White, A. S., R. Dudley, V. Hacquard, & J. Lidz. 2012. Discovering classes of attitude verbs using subcategorization frame distributions. Presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, CUNY. October 19-21, 2012.

White, A. S., R. Baier, & J. Lidz. 2011. Prediction and subcategorization frame frequency in the developing parser. Given at the 24th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Stanford University. March 24-26, 2011.

White, A. S., R. Baier, & J. Lidz. (2010). When knowledge causes failure: Effects of subcategorization frequency in novel word learning. Presented at the 35th Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston University. November 5-7, 2010.