Neuroscience Day Agenda

AGENDA

Neuroscience Day

May 13, 2003

Organizers:

Weinan E - IAS/Princeton University

Thomas Spencer - Institute for Advanced Study

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The conference will be held in the Dilworth Room.

The purpose of this conference is to examine the role of noise in neural networks.

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TUESDAY, May 13

Morning Session

09:30 - 10:15 Mike Shelley, Courant Institute, New York University,

Title:Analysis of a biologically inspired model of visual cortex.

10:15 - 10:30 BREAK

10:30 - 11:15 David McLaughlin, Courant Institute, New York University,

Title:Scale-up for cortical dynamics.

11:15 - 11:30 BREAK

11:30 - 12:15 David Cai, Courant Institute, New York University,

Title:Kinetic theory of neural networks mean-driven vs. fluctuation-driven dynamics.

Continued on back

02:00 - 02:45 Jonathan Cohen, Dept. of Psychology, Princeton University,

Title: From brain to behavior: a unified framework for understanding optimization, reward and decision-making.

02:45 - 03:30 Phil Holmes, PACM, Princeton University,

Title:Neural mechanisms of response optimization:from spikes to drift-diffusion processes.

03:30 - 04:00 Tea Break (Fuld Hall Common Room)

04:00 - 04:45 Carson Chow, University of Pittsburgh,

Title: Synchrony, synaptic depression and enhancing signal propagation in the brain.

Date & Time

May 13, 2003 | 12:00am