[tutorial] Tutorial on Learning Theory (Hanti Lin 林翰迪)

  Speaker: Hanti Lin (UC Davis) Abstract: Learning theory is a framework for evaluations of inductive methods, belief revision procedures, and learning algorithms. It has a distinctive emphasis on pursuit of truth and convergence to the desired learning target. This tutorial will present learning theory in a way that seems to have seldom, if ever, been attempted. […]

Call for Papers and Panels ‘The Making of the Humanities VIII’

‘The Making of the Humanities’ conference series goes to South Africa! The University of Cape Town will host the 8th conference in the series, from 21 till 23 November 2019, at the facilities of the Faculties of Economics and Law (Middle Campus).              University of Cape Town Goal of the […]

[talk] Group Knowledge in Dynamic Epistemic Logic (Yi Wang)

Time: 2019 March. 22, 13:30-16:00 Venue: Xinzhai 324, Tsinghua Univ. Speaker: Yi Wang (Zhejiang University) Title: Group Knowledge in Dynamic Epistemic Logic Abstract: We will study concepts of group knowledge (in particular, common and distributed knowledge) in the settings of dynamic epistemic logic. Our main focus are the motivations, definitions, methods and results of formal characterizations of these concepts. Key References:  While […]

[talk] Logics of Knowing How (Yanjing Wang)

Time: 2019 March. 29, 13:30-16:00 Venue: Xinzhai 324, Tsinghua Univ. Speaker: Yanjing Wang (Peking University) Title: Logics of Knowing How Abstract: Standard epistemic logic studies the inference patterns regarding propositional knowledge expressed by “knowing that”. However, knowledge is also expressed in natural language by “knowing how”, “knowing why”, “knowing what”, and so on. The “knowing how” expressions are in particular interesting […]

[workshop] Interdisciplinary Workshop on Logic, Language and Meaning (April 20-21, 2019)

Time: 2019 April 20-21. Venue: Tsinghua Univ. Interdisciplinary Workshop on Logic, Language and Meaning Purpose:This workshop aims to bring together Chinese and international scholars from various disciplines, in particular logic, linguistics, and philosophy, who are working in areas related to natural language semantics. Theme: The theme of the workshop is the logic, semantics, and syntax of quantifiers cross-linguistically. […]