Columbia Workshop on Brain Circuits, Memory and Computation
Thursday and Friday, March 15-16, 2018
Davis Auditorium, CEPSR
Columbia University, New York, NY 10027
The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers interested in developing executable models of neural computation/processing of the brain of model organisms. Of interest are models of computation that consist of elementary units of processing using brain circuits and memory elements. Elementary units of computation/processing include population encoding/decoding circuits with biophysically-grounded neuron models, non-linear dendritic processors for motion detection/direction selectivity, spike processing and pattern recognition neural circuits, movement control and decision-making circuits, etc. Memory units include models of spatio-temporal memory circuits, circuit models for memory access and storage, etc. A major aim of the workshop is to explore the integration of various sensory and control circuits in higher brain centers.
A Fruit Fly Brain Hackathon is being conducted in conjunction with the workshop. Workshop participants are welcome to attend the hackathon.
Organizer and Program Chair
Aurel A. Lazar, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University.
Registration is free but all participants have to register. Thank you!
Lodging and Directions to Venue
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