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Revision as of 01:20, 30 August 2014

One of the goals of vision science is to understand the nature of perception and its neural substrates. There are now many well established techniques and paradigms in both psychophysics and neuroscience to address problems in vision. However, knowing how to frame these questions for investigation is not necessarily obvious. Nervous systems present us with stunning complexity, and the purpose of perception itself is deeply mysterious. The goal of this seminar course is to step back and ask, what are the important problems that remain unsolved in vision research, and how should these be approached empirically? The course will consist of alternating weeks of discussion and guest lectures by vision scientists who will frame their views of the core unsolved problems. Interdisciplinary groups of students will devise a practical research plan to address an unsolved problem of their choice.

Instructors: Stan Klein, Jerry Feldman, Bruno Olshausen, and Karl Zipser
GSI: Dan Coates

Enrollment information:

VS 298 (section 2), 2 units
CCN: 66478

Meeting time and place:

Tuesday 6-8, 489 Minor

Email list:

vs298-unsolved-problems@lists.berkeley.edu subscribe


Weekly schedule:

Date Topic/Reading
Sept. 2 Introduction
  • Dan Coates refs...
Sept. 9 First hour: Methodology in vision science (Klein)

Second hour: Marcus background discussion

  • Marcus readings...
Sept. 19
Gary Marcus lecture - 12:00, 5101 Tolman


Sept. 23 First hour: Marcus discussion

Second hour: Gallant background discussion

  • Gallant papers...
Sept. 30
Gallant lecture


Oct. 7 First hour: Gallant discussion

Second hour: Malik background discussion

  • Malik papers...
Oct. 14
Malik lecture (tentative date)


Oct. 21 First hour: Malik discussion

Second hour: Nakayama background discussion

  • Nakayama papers...
Oct. 28
Nakayama lecture


Nov. 4 First hour: Nakayama discussion

Second hour: Regier background discussion

  • Regier papers...
Nov. 11
Regier lecture (tentative date)


Nov. 18 First hour: Regier discussion

Second hour: Feldman background discussion

  • Feldman papers...
Nov. 25
Feldman lecture (tentative)


Dec. 2 Student presentations
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