EEBM E9070: Brain Circuits and Information

Lecturer: Professor Aurel A. Lazar
  Office hours: By appointment, Room 819 Schapiro
  E-mail address: aurel "at"
  Class Web Site: Offered by CourseWorks
Day and Time: Mondays, 4:10 PM - 6:00 PM
Class Location: 337 Mudd
Credits for course: 3 points
Prerequisites BMEB W4011 or the instructor's approval
Description: Encoding with Neural Circuits, Spike-Time Dependent Plasticity, Plasticity and Coding, Modeling Visual Receptive Fields, Overcomplete Representations and Elements of Frame Theory.
Required texts:Christensen, O., Frames and Bases, An Introductory Course, Birkhauser, Boston, MA, 2008.
Antoine, J.-P., Murenzi, R., Vandergheynst, P. and Twareque, S.A., Two-Dimensional Wavelets and their Relatives, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 2004.
Homework(s): Reading book chapters
Paper(s): ---
Project(s) 2 Projects
Midterm exam: Project
Final Exam: Project
Grading Classroom Participation and Projects
Hardware requirements: Laptop for demos
Software requirements: Matlab (student version) or Python