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PhD Day 2020, Dec 4th

Friday, December 4th, from 9 am – 3pm in the SFB gather space (link will be sent via e-mail).


09:00 Opening remarks (Bernd Möbius and Ingo Reich)


09:15 Christoph Aurnhammer (Project A1): The P600 as an Index of Semantic Expectancy

09:45 Julia Meßmer (Project A6): The role of semantic surprisal for memory formation and retrieval of novel compound words

10:15 Coffee break

10:30 Marjolein van Os (Project A4): Investigating False Hearing Using Predictive Sentence Contexts in Noise

Poster Sessions

11:00 – 12:00

  • Badr Abdullah (Project C4): Capturing Cross-lingual Variation via Neural Representations of Spoken Language
  • Koel Dutta Chowdhury (Project B6): Understanding Translationese in Embedding Spaces
  • Lydia Muqing Li (Project C3): Rational encoding and linearisation in visually-situated production. (Where to start when describing „a blue bear with glasses”?)
  • Omnia Ibrahim (Project C1): The effect of Lombard speech modifications in different information density contexts
  • Mikey Elmers (Associated Member C1): Evaluating pauses and number recall in synthesized speech

12:00 Lunch break

13:00 General assembly (of all SFB members)

14:00 IGK Meeting (of PhD students)