Carnegie Mellon University http://wamc.org en Dr. Tom Mitchell, Carnegie Mellon University – Language Learning Computer http://wamc.org/post/dr-tom-mitchell-carnegie-mellon-university-language-learning-computer <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Tom Mitchell of Carnegie Mellon University introduces us to NELL, a language learning computer.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><br />Tom Mitchell is a professor of computer science and Chair of the Machine Learning Department at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His current research projects are focused on determining how the human brain represents word meaning and creating a computer that learns independently by reading the Internet. He earned his Ph.D. at Stanford University.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 81961 at http://wamc.org Dr. Tom Mitchell, Carnegie Mellon University – Language Learning Computer Dr. Ryan Sullivan, Carnegie Mellon University – Origin of California Snow http://wamc.org/post/dr-ryan-sullivan-carnegie-mellon-university-origin-california-snow <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Ryan Sullivan of Carnegie Mellon University explains why California snow is dependent on dust from across the Pacific.</p><p></p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 68023 at http://wamc.org Dr. Ryan Sullivan, Carnegie Mellon University – Origin of California Snow Dr. Taya Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University – Guilt and Moral Character http://wamc.org/post/dr-taya-cohen-carnegie-mellon-university-guilt-and-moral-character <p>In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Taya Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University reveals why our moral nature may depend on our response to guilt.</p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 54297 at http://wamc.org Dr. Taya Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University – Guilt and Moral Character