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Dept. of Forest & Wildlife Ecology
109A Russell Labs
1630 Linden Drive
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706





  • June 18. The typology of emergent languages. Interaction and the Evolution of Linguistic Complexity, Edinburgh.

  • May 6. The compositionality of neural networks: integrating symbolism and connectionism. CS&AI / SIKS workshop on analyzing and interpreting neural networks for NLP, ‘s-Hertogenbosch.

  • April 18. The compositionality of neural networks: integrating symbolism and connectionism. Internal talk at Saarland University, Saarbrücken.

  • March 14. On neural networks and compositionality. Internal seminar at École normale supérieure, Paris.


  • July 18, 2018. Visualisation and ‘diagnostic classifiers’ reveal how recurrent and recursive neural networks process hierarchical structure. IJCAI.

  • June 12, 2018. Learning compositionally through attentive guidance. Internal seminar at the University of Copenhagen.


  • May 9, 2017. Processing hierarchical structure with RNNs. Dagstuhl seminar on Human-like neural-symbolic computing.

  • December 7, 2017. The grammar of neural networks. SMART workshop Grammars, Computation & Cognition, Amsterdam.

  • December 15, 2017. Hierarchical compositionality in recurrent neural networks. Internal seminar at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.


  • May 25, 2016. POS-tagging of Historical Dutch. LREC, Portoroz.

  • November 22, 2016. How may neural networks process hierarchical structure? Insights from recursive and recurrent networks learning arithmetics. Logic Tea at the University of Amsterdam.


  • June 8, 2015. Using Parallel Data to improve Part-of-Speech tagging of 17th century Dutch. DH Benelux, Antwerp.