Computational Neuroscience: Vision course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Announcing the Computational Neuroscience: Vision course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
June 20 – July 3, 2012

Application Deadline: March 15, 2012

Arranged by:  Geoffrey Boynton, Gregory Horwitz and Stefan Treue

Computational approaches to neuroscience will produce important advances in our understanding of neural processing. Prominent success will come in areas where strong inputs from neurobiological, behavioral and computational investigation can interact. The theme of the course is that an understanding of the computational problems, the constraints on solutions to these problems, and the range of possible solutions can help guide research in neuroscience. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on experience with MATLAB-based computer tutorials and projects, this intensive course will examine visual information processing from the retina to higher cortical areas, spatial pattern analysis, motion analysis, neuronal coding and decoding, attention, and decision-making.
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Call for Neuroscience and Neurocognition Abstracts @ IJCNN12

Neuroscience & Neurocognition

2012 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2012) Brisbane, Australia June 10-15, 2012

Following the successful experience of IJCNN11, abstract submissions are invited for a special Neuroscience and Neurocognition Track at IJCNN 2012. Abstracts must focus on areas broadly related to neurobiology, cognitive science and systems biology, including – but not limited to – the following:

–    Theory & models of biological neural networks.
–    Computational neuroscience.
–    Computational models of perception, cognition and behavior.
–    Models of learning and memory in the brain.
–    Brain-machine interfaces and neural prostheses.
–    Brain-inspired cognitive models.
–    Neuroinformatics.
–    Neuroevolution and development.
–    Models of neurological diseases and treatments.
–    Systems and computational biology

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