9:30 AM. Science on Saturday. "From 0 to C in 60 minutes: A Crash Course in Einstein." R. Shanker, Physics, Yale. Auditorium, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, James Forrestal Campus, U.S. Route 1 North in Plainsboro, NJ.
Noon. Rutgers Perceptual Science Talk. "Characterizing Responses of Translation-Invariant Neurons to Natural Stimuli." Minjoon Kuoh, Physics, Drew University. 101 Psychology, Busch Campus, Rutgers.
1 PM. RuCCS Colloquium. "The Phonological Mind." Iris Berent, Psychology, Northeastern University. 101 Psychology, Busch Campus, Rutgers.
4 PM. Molecular Biology Carter-Wallace Lecture. "Signaling Networks that Regulate Synapse Development and Cognitive Function." Michael E.\ Greenberg, Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School. 003 Lewis Thomas Labs.
6:30 PM. CUNY Syntax Supper Talk. "Proper Names, Sortals, and the Mass-Count Distinction." Friederike Moltmann, CNRS. 7102 CUNY Graduate Center, 354 Fifth Avenue, New York.
Noon. Molecular Biology Carter-Wallace Lecture. "Activity Dependent Gene Transcription and Human Developmental Disorders." Michael E.\ Greenberg, Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School. 003 Lewis Thomas Labs.
4:30 PM. ORFE Colloquium. "Algorithms for Large Scale Convex Optimization with Applications to Machine Learning." Gillian Chin, Northwestern University. 101 Sherrerd.
4:00 PM. Philosophy Colloquium. "Housing the Powers: Self-Actuation and Cosmic Design." Marilyn McCord Adams, UNC, Chapel Hill. 2 Robertson Hall.
4:30 PM. ML-Stat Talk. "Approximation Bounds for Sparse Principal Component Analysis." Alexandre d'Aspremont, CMAP-Ecole Polytechnique. 214 Fine.
9:30 AM. Science on Saturday. "Finding a Needle in a (Genomic) Haystack or How Can Computers Help Cure Cancer?" Olga G. Troyanskaya, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics and Computer Science, Princeton Univeristy. Auditorium, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, James Forrestal Campus, U.S. Route 1 North in Plainsboro, NJ.
Noon. "What's funny in American Sign Language: The Why and the How, with Examples of Creative Exploitation of the Various Components of the Grammar." Donna Jo Napoli, Linguistics, Swarthmore College. 209 Scheide Caldwell.
Noon. RuCCS Perceptual Science Talk. "Conceptual contributions to perceptual completion deficits in schizophrenia" Brian Keane, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and RuCCS. 101 Psychology, Busch Campus, Rutgers.
1 PM. RuCCS Colloquium. "Altruistic punishment, compensation and reward in Ultimatum games." Cristina Bicchieri, Philosophy, University of Pennslvania. 101 Psychology, Busch Campus, Rutgers.
4 PM. Philosophy Seminar. "Letting Others Do Wrong." Tyler Doggett, University of Vermont. 201 Marx.
9:30 AM. Science on Saturday. "From Robot Soccer to Automotive Safety: An Optical Tour." R. Andrew Hicks, Mathematics, Drexel University. Auditorium, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, James Forrestal Campus, U.S. Route 1 North in Plainsboro, NJ.
4:30 PM. ORFE Seminar. "Complexity Reduction Techniques for Stochastic Optimization Problems: Some General Principles Emerging from a Case-by-Case Approach." Boris Defourny. 101 Sherrerd.
11 AM. Rutgers Psychology Talk. "Impaired Form Perception in Schizophrenia: Brain Mechanisms, Behavioral Correlates and Functional Consequences." Steve Silverstein, Director, Division of Schizophrenia Research, UMDNJ-University Behavioral HealthCare, and Professor of Psychiatry, UMDNJ-RWJ Medical Center. 101 Psychology, Busch Campus, Rutgers.
4:30 PM. ORFE Seminar. "Flavors of Duality for Sequential Learning and Decision Problems." Jacob Abernethy, University of Pennsylvania. 101 Sherrerd.
4:30 PM. Political Philosophy Colloquium. "Epistemic Democracy for the Real World." Robert Talisse, Vanderbilt University. 127 Corwin.
4:30 PM. Rutgers Philosophy Talk. "Risking Killing, Risky Killing and the Principle of Distinction." Seth Lazar, ANU. 3 Seminary Place, Rutgers, New Brunswick.
3 PM. Rutgers Linguistics Colloquium. TBA. I-Ta Chris Hsieh, Linguistics, University of Connecticut (Visiting at Rutgers). 108 Linguistic Department, 18 Seminary Place, College Avenue Campus, Rutgers.
9:30 AM. No Science on Saturday Lecture Today. DOE's NJ High SChool Science Bowl.
4 PM. ML-Stat Talk. "Bayesian On parametric Models and `Big Data'." John Paisley, UC-Berkeley. 105 Computer Science.
1 PM. RuCCS Colloquium. "Individual Coherence and Group Coherence." Branden Fitelson, Philosophy, Rutgers. 101 Psychology, Busch Campus, Rutgers.
Noon. Molecular Biology Seminar. "Seeing Is Believing: How Cellular Interactions Shape Peripheral Nerve Regeneration." Michael Granato, University of Pennsylvania. 003 Lewis Thomas Lab.
12:30 PM. Cognitive Research Seminar. Michael Graziano. 1-S-5 Green.
4:30 PM. Neuroscience and Social Decision Making. "Action-specific predictive coding of object states." Nicholas Hindy. 1-S-5 Green.
4:30 PM. Computer Science Colloquium. "New Algorithms for Nonnegative Matrix Factorization and Beyond." Ankur Moltra, Institute for Advanced Studies. 105 Computer Science.
4:30 PM. Rutgers, New Brunswick Philosophy Colloquium. "Vagueness, Truth and Restricted Quantification." Hartry Field, NYU. 3 Seminary Place, Rutgers, New Brunswick.