Workshops
Spring 2018

The Brain and Computation Boot Camp

Jan. 16Jan. 19, 2018

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Organizers:

Bruno Olshausen (UC Berkeley; chair), Wolfgang Maass (Technische Universität Graz), Christos Papadimitriou (UC Berkeley), Santosh Vempala (Georgia Institute of Technology)

The Boot Camp is intended to acquaint program participants with the key themes of the program. It will consist of four days of tutorial presentations, each with ample time for questions and discussion, as follows:

Anton Arkhipov (Allen Institute for Brain Science) - Allen Institute Large-scale Datasets and Modeling Tools
Jeff Lichtman (Harvard University) - Mapping Neural Connections and Their Development
Wolfgang Maass (Technische Universität Graz) - Computation in Networks of Neurons in the Brain
Bartlett Mel (USC) - Biophysics of Computation
Bruno Olshausen (UC Berkeley) - Neural Mechanisms of Vision
Christos Papadimitriou (Columbia University) - Theory of Computation
Peggy Seriès (University of Edinburgh) - Bayesian Theories of Perception and Cognition
Nir Shavit (MIT) - High Throughput Connectomics
Murray Sherman (University of Chicago) - Thalamocortical System
Lena Ting (Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology) - Neuromechanics and Sensorimotor Control
Santosh Vempala (Georgia Institute of Technology) - Unsupervised Learning

Enquiries may be sent to the organizers brain2018 [at] lists [dot] simons [dot] berkeley [dot] edu (at this address).

All events take place at Calvin Lab Auditorium.