JGC60: A Celebration of the Life and Work of Jaime G. Carbonell

Schedule of Events

All events in Rashid Auditorium, Gates and Hillman Centers, except where noted.

Friday, April 11, 2014

4:30 p.m. Registration

5:30 p.m. Welcome
Eduard Hovy, Associate Research Professor
Language Technologies Institute, CMU

5:45 p.m. Invited Speaker
Right Information to the Right People: Carbonell's Digital Bill of Rights Revisited
Raj Reddy, Moza Bint Nasser University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics CMU

7 p.m. Cocktail and Buffet Reception
Gates Hillman Center 6115 and Collaborative Commons Area, Sixth Floor

Saturday, April 12, 2014

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Invited Speaker
Never Ending Learning
Tom Mitchell, E. Fredkin University Professor and Chair, Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science, CMU

9:45 a.m. - 11 a.m. Morning Paper Session

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Long-Term Task-Based Dialog Interactions of Mobile Service Robots

Manuela Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
The Emergence of A Peer Relationship in E-mail: A Longitudinal Study of a Student-Advisor Relationship

Paul N. Bennett, Microsoft Research

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
A Kid's Experience on Deciphering Biological Languages with a Great Mind

Yan Liu, University of Southern California

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Integrating Learning by Explanation, Abstraction, Analogical Reasoning, Experimentation, Observation, Representation Change, Meta Reasoning, and Static Analysis in Prodigy to Solve the Advisor Scheduling Problem
Oren Etzioni, Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence
[video accompanying paper]
[video rebuttal]

11:15 a.m. - Noon Invited Speaker
Bridging the Language Divide: From Dream to Reality
Alex Waibel, Professor, Computer Science, CMU and Universität Karlsruhe; Director, InterACT

Noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Gates Hillman Room 4405, Rashid Auditorium and Lobby

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Invited Speaker
Out of Lab and Into the World: Disseminating Knowledge through Commercialization
Angela Kennedy, President and CEO, Carnegie Speech International

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Paper Session

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Statistical Decision Making for Budget Allocation in Crowdsourcing

Xi Chen, University of California, Berkeley

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
The Rational and Irrational Minds of Others

Sergei Nirenburg, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Listening to the Architecture

Deryle Lonsdale, Brigham Young University

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Jaime Carbonell as both SCHOLAR and TEACHER
Carolyn Penstein Rosé, Carnegie Mellon University

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Noah A. Smith, Carnegie Mellon University

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Freaks of Nature: The Unexpected Offspring of Conceptual Dependency and Generative Grammar in Machine Translation

Lori Levin, Carnegie Mellon University

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Invited Speaker
AI and CMU, (Free Will vs. Determinism)
Roger Schank, CEO, Socratic Arts, Inc.; John Evans Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University

4:45 p.m. Champagne Toast