Special Issue on Computational Neuroscience: May 2014 issue of Proceedings of the IEEE

Dear Colleagues,

I invite you to browse the May 2014 issue of Proceedings of the IEEE on “Engineering Intelligent Electronic Systems Based on Computational Neuroscience”, edited by M. D. McDonnell, K. Boahen, A. Ijspeert, and T. J. Sejnowski.

An editorial overview is at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6807551

Individual papers can be downloaded from http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/tocresult.jsp?isnumber=6807530 (you need to have access to a subscription).

For more information on Proceedings of the IEEE, see http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/proceedings/proceedings_of_the_ieee.html

Papers in the special issue:

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Integrative Brain Function Workshop — Multi-modal approaches to understand brain functions

Date: June 30 (Mon)
Venue: Monash Biomedical Imaging facility

Registration: 50 AUD (25AUD for students & postdocs or those who are affiliated with ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Brain Function)

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Organizers: Nao Tsuchiya, Nic Price, Alex Fornito, Gary Egan (Monash University)

Contact: for questions about this event, please contact Nao Tsuchiya

Keynote Speakers: (40 min talk + 10 min Q)
David Leopold (single neuron, LFP, fMRI — NIH/NIMH) – confirmed

Speakers: (15 min talk + 5 min Q)
1. Elizabeth Zavitz (electrophysiology, array recording — Monash)
2. Alex Fornito (DTI, connectome, schizophrenia — Monash)
3. Farshad Mansouri (monkey electrophysiology, single unit recording, lesion — Monash)
4. Ben Fulcher (physics, computational analysis — Monash)
5. Stephan Bode (fMRI, EEG, multi-variate decoding — Monash)
6. Spencer Chen (electrophysiology, array recording, computational modelling — USyd)
7. Dean Freestone (electrophysiology, computational modelling, epilepsy — UniMelb)
8. Rory Townsend (array recording, computational modelling, LFP — USyd)
9. Joseph Lizier (optical imaging, computational modelling — CSIRO, Sydney)
10. Steven Petrou (epilepsy, optogenetics — the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health)

Main theme: The goal of this workshop is to offer an opportunity for neuroscientists with various backgrounds to interact and exchange ideas. Specifically, we encourage participation of neuroscientists who are interested in understanding the neural systems at the perceptual and behavioural level and who try to combine multiple methodologies, such as electrophysiology, imaging, advanced signal processing and computational modelling.