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Symbolic Systems Forum: The Language of Food Dan Jurafsky

ABSTRACT:Did ketchup really come from China? Can the words on a menu predict the price?Do restaurant reviews reveal the psychological state of the writer?What do the names of crackers tell us about the evolutionary origins of language?The language of food offers answers, along with insights on history, economics, psychology, and evolution.

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When:

Monday, February 2, 2015. 12:15 PM

Where:

Margaret Jacks Hall Building 460, room 126

Sponsor:

Symbolic Systems Program
ampetti@stanford.edu