Word learning in honor of Lila Gleitman: Perception of structure from language and world

Salle 9-050 Université Aix-Marseille Campus St Charles 3 Pl. Victor Hugo, Marseille, France

John Trueswell (Dept of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania) Abstract: It is tempting to conclude that children learn the meanings of words by observing their circumstances of use (e.g., observing that the word “dog” often co-occurs with dog-sightings). If this is the case though, how do children ever learn the vast majority of the words that […]

Conference on Multilingualism

The Conference on Multilingualismis postponed to June 2024   The Conference on Multilingualism (COM) 2023 will be held from June 12th to 14th at ''Le Cube'' on the campus of Aix-Marseille Université, in the beautiful city of Aix-en-Provence. It is an annual international venue for research on bilingualism and multilingualism and follows recent COM meetings, […]

Interactive Robot Learning

FRUMAM 3 place Victor Hugo, Marseille, France

Summary: In this talk, we focus on main methods and models enabling humans to teach embodied social agents such as social robots, using natural interaction. Humans guide the learning process of such agents by providing various teaching signals, which could take the form of feedback, demonstrations and instructions. This overview describes how human teaching strategies […]