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Theory of Neural Computation October 05, 2015 - October 07, 2015

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Oct 05, 2015
Monday
08:45 AM - 09:00 AM
  Welcome/Intro
09:00 AM - 10:15 AM
  The Atoms of Neural Computation
Gary Marcus (New York University)
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
  Break
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  Searching for Principles of Brain Computation
Wolfgang Maass (Technische Universit├Ąt Graz)
11:45 AM - 01:45 PM
  Poster + Lunch
01:45 PM - 03:00 PM
  A View of Cortex from the Thalamus
Murray Sherman (University of Chicago)
03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
  Tea
03:15 PM - 04:30 PM
  Deriving neural circuits from first principles
Mitya Chklovskii (Simons Foundation)
04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
  Reception
Oct 06, 2015
Tuesday
09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
  Understanding vision through the lens of prediction
Stephanie Palmer (University of Chicago)
09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  Feedforward, lateral and feedback interactions s in visual cortex
Alessandra Angelucci (University of Utah)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
  How far can Bayesian theories of vision take us
Daniel Kersten (University of Minnesota)
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  General discussion
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Poster + Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
  End-to-End Memory Networks
Rob Fergus (New York University, Courant Institute)
02:45 PM - 03:30 PM
  The Statistical Physics of Deep Learning
Surya Ganguli
03:30 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea
03:45 PM - 04:30 PM
  General discussion
Oct 07, 2015
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 09:45 AM
  Why attention is important for decision making
Jackie Gottlieb (Columbia University)
09:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  The challenge of constructing a robust short-term memory network
Mark Goldman (University of California, Davis)
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
  General discussion
10:45 AM - 10:45 AM
  Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Bringing math into the loop
Carina Curto (Pennsylvania State University)
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Poster + Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
  Rosetta Brain Maps and What They Might Teach Us
Adam Marblestone (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
02:45 PM - 03:30 PM
  Neural relativity principle
Alexei Koulakov (Cold Spring Harbor Lab)
03:30 PM - 03:45 PM
  Tea
03:45 PM - 04:30 PM
  General discussion