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Professor Olshausen: Neural computations in retina and visual cortex

Professor Olshausen discusses the neural circuits thought to underly signal compression in the retina, and theories of attractor dynamics downstream in cortex that may underly perceptual inference.

From  Luis El Srouji on June 8th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Meeting 6-1-21: Spatial Semantic Pointers and Legendre Memory Units

Professor Chris Eliasmith gave a guest presentation on some mechanisms of encoding information within spiking neural networks. Spatial Semantic Pointers are an extension of the semantic pointer…

From  Luis El Srouji on June 1st, 2021 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Meeting 5-18-21: Neural Engineering Framework

Algorithmic Frameworks for Neuromorphic Computing: Neural Engineering Framework (NEF) Luis El Srouji gives an overview and explanation of the Neural Engineering Framework which can calculate weight…

From  Luis El Srouji on May 18th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Meeting 4-1-21: Predictive Error-Driven Learning

Professor Randy O'Reilly presented on Predictive Error-Driven Learning in the Brain; this method approximates backpropagation in rate-approximated neural networks and will be soon extended to…

From  Luis El Srouji on April 1st, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0