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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

May 30

  • Speaker: tim lewis
  • Affiliation: uc davis
  • Host: thomas
  • Title:
  • Abstract:

Previous Seminars

November 22, 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

November 29, 2005

  • Speaker: Stanley Klein
  • Affiliation: School of Optometry, UC Berkeley
  • Title: Limits of Vision and psychophysical methods (video)

December 6, 2005

December 13, 2005

  • Speaker: Paul Rhodes
  • Affiliation: Stanford University
  • Title: Simulations of a thalamocortical column with compartment model cells and dynamic synapses (video)

January 3

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

January 17

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

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

February 7

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

February 14

  • Speaker: Jack Cowan
  • Affiliation: U Chicago
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: Spontaneous pattern formation in large scale brain activity: what visual migraines and hallucinations tell us about the brain (video)

February 21

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

February 28

  • Speaker: Dario Ringach
  • Affiliation: UCLA
  • Host: thomas
  • Title: Population dynamics in primary visual cortex

March 7

  • Speaker: Michael Wu
  • Affiliation: Gallant lab/UC Berkeley
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: A Unified Framework for Receptive Field Estimation

March 14

  • Speaker: Mate Lengyel
  • Affiliation: Gatsby Unit/UCL London
  • Host: fritz
  • Title: Firing rates and phases in the hippocampus: what are they good for? (video)

March 15

  • Speaker: Mate Lengyel
  • Affiliation: Gatsby Unit/UCL London
  • Host: fritz
  • Title: Bayesian model learning in human visual perception (video)

March 21

  • Speaker: Mark Schnitzer
  • Affiliation: Stanford University
  • Host: Amir
  • Title: In vivo microendoscopy and computational modeling studies of mammalian brain circuits

April 4

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

April 10

  • Speaker: Charles Anderson
  • Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: A Comparison of Neurobiological and Digital Computation (video)

April 11

  • Speaker: Charles Anderson
  • Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: Population Coding in V1 (video)

April 18

  • Speaker: Risto Miikkulainen
  • Affiliation: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: Computational maps in the visual cortex (video)

May 2

  • Speaker: Dileep George
  • Affiliation: Numenta
  • Host: Bruno
  • Title: Hierarchical, cortical memory architecture for pattern recognition

Confirmed Speakers

June 20

  • Speaker: Vincent Bonin
  • Affiliation: Smith Kettlewell Institute
  • Host: Thomas
  • Title:
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