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  1. Check the internal calendar for a free seminar slot.
  2. Make a note on this page in the Tentative Speakers section that you are going to invite a speaker. Please include your name and email as host in case somebody wants to contact you.
  3. Invite a speaker.
  4. As soon as the speaker confirms, put the information in the Confirmed Speakers section.
  5. Put the date into the internal calendar
  6. Notify kilian [1] that we have a confirmed speaker so that I can update the web page. Please include title and abstract.
  7. Notify Pachelle [2] about the seminar date.

--Kilian 21:48, 4 November 2005 (PST)

Tentative Speakers

February 14

  • Speaker: Jack Cowan
  • Affiliation: U Chicago
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: TBA
  • Abstract: TBA

March 7

  • Speaker: Tim Lewis
  • Affiliation: UC Davis
  • Host: thomas
  • Title: TBA
  • Abstract: TBA

March 21

  • Speaker: Mark Schnitzer
  • Affiliation: Stanford
  • Host: amir
  • Title: TBA
  • Abstract: TBA

Previous Seminars

Tuesday 22nd of November 2005

  • Speaker: Scott Makeig
  • Affiliation: Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, Institute for Neural Computation, UCSD
  • Title: Viewing event-related brain dynamics from the top down
  • Abstract:

Tuesday 29th of November 2005

  • Speaker: Stanley Klein
  • Affiliation: School of Optometry, UC Berkeley
  • Title: TBA
  • Abstract:

Tuesday 6th of December 2005

  • Speaker: Special debate between Walter J. Freeman and Robert Hecht-Nielsen
  • Affiliation: University of California at Berkeley (Walter). University of California at San Diego (Robert)
  • Title: Waves or words in neocortex
  • Abstract:

January 3

  • Speaker: Dan Butts
  • Affiliation: Harvard University
  • Host: Thomas
  • Title: "Temporal hyperacuity": visual neuron function at millisecond time resolution
  • Abstract:

January 17

  • Speaker: Erhardt Barth
  • Affiliation: Institute for Neuro- and Bioinformatics, Luebeck, Germany
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: Guiding eye movements for better communication
  • Abstract:

Confirmed Speakers

January 23 (Monday)

  • Speaker: Read Montague
  • Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: Abstract plans and reward signals in a multi-round trust game
  • Abstract:

January 31

  • Speaker: Odelia Schwartz
  • Affiliation: The Salk Institute
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: Natural images and cortical representation
  • Abstract:

February 7

  • Speaker: Christian Wehrhahn
  • Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany
  • Host: Tony
  • Title: Seeing blindsight: motion at isoluminance?
  • Abstract: TBA
  • Host:

February 21

  • Speaker: Gerard Rinkus
  • Affiliation: Brandeis University
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: Hierarchical Sparse Distributed Representations of Sequence Recall and Recognition
  • Abstract: TBA

February 28

  • Speaker: Dario Ringach
  • Affiliation: UCLA
  • Host: thomas
  • Title: TBA
  • Abstract: TBA

March 14

  • Speaker: Mate Lengyel
  • Affiliation: Gatsby Unit/UCL London
  • Host: fritz
  • Title: Spike timing-based autoassociative memories
  • Abstract: TBA
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