Previous Events

Aug 11, 2016 Andreea Lazar (Ernst Struengmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society, Germany)
Efficient encoding of structured stimuli in the primary visual cortex
Nov 9, 2015 Tomas Veloz (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Toward a Quantum Theory of Cognition: History, Development and Perspectives
Aug 21, 2015 Felix Effenberger (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
A maximum entropy approach to unsupervised high-dimensional binary clustering using Hopfield networks
Dec 1, 2014 Viola Priesemann (MPI für Dynamik und Selbstorganisation, Göttingen, Germany)
Collective neural dynamics and information processing
Aug 14, 2014 Christopher Hillar (UC Berkeley, Redwood Center For Theoretical Neuroscience, USA)
How to use a Hopfield recurrent neural network trained on natural images to perform state-of-the-art image compression
Apr 28, 2014 Jean Philippe Thivierge (University of Ottawa, Laboratory for the Quantitative Investigation of Brain and Behaviour (QuIBB) School of Psychology and Center for Neural Dynamics, Canada)
Are You Afraid of the Dark Matter? Making Sense of Fluctuating Brain Activity
Jun 10, 2013 Henning Sprekeler (Institut für Theoretische Biologie, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
A cellular mechanism for systems memory consolidation
Aug 28, 2012 Fereshteh Lagzi (Bernstein Center Freiburg & Fakultät für Biologie, Universität Freiburg)
Lotka-Volterra Models Describe Large-Scale Activity of Balanced Random Networks
May 21, 2012 Hans Georg Zimmermann (Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, Munich)
System Identification, Forecasting and Control with Neural Networks
May 15, 2012 Jochen Triesch (Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Goethe Universität Frankfurt)
Self-organization and unsupervised learning in recurrent networks
Oct 17, 2011 Jan Peters (Technische Universität Darmstadt & Max Planck Institut für Intelligente Systeme, Germany)
Towards Motor Skill Learning for Robotics
Jun 14, 2011 Dimitrije Markovic (Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Frankfurt)
Intrinsic plasticity in autonomous recurrent neural networks
Mar 2, 2011 Guido Montúfar (MPI MiS Leipzig)
Feb 18, 2011 Oliver Obst (CSIRO, Sydney, Australia)
Recurrent neural networks - Information Processing and self-organization at the Edge of Chaos
Feb 16, 2011 Guido Montúfar (MPI MiS Leipzig)
Dec 20, 2010 Joseph Lizier (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Oct 12, 2010 András Lőrincz (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary)
Sketch of an AGI architecture with illustration
Jun 7, 2010 Marc Toussaint (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany)
The Bayesian inference (or Free Energy Minimization) view on decision making and goal-directed behaviour
Mar 23, 2010 Gabriele Lohmann (Max-Planck-Institut für Kognitions- und Neurowissenschaften, Leipzig)
Networks in the human brain
Oct 29, 2009 Moira Steyn-Ross (University of Waikato, New Zealand)
Modeling long-range synchronization in default and cognitive  states of the brain
Oct 26, 2009 Bernhard Englitz (MPI MiS Leipzig)
Synaptic Transmission & Signal Representation at the Calyx of Held
Jul 9, 2009 Bruno Olshausen (Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, University of California at Berkeley, USA)
Sparse coding and invariance in neural systems
Oct 29, 2008 Thomas Tanner (MPI für biologische Kybernetik, Tübingen)
Active Learning in Psychophysics
Oct 7, 2008 Markus Müller & Arleta Szkoła (MPI MiS Leipzig)
Effective Complexity
Sep 5, 2008 Henry Tuckwell (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jul 2, 2008 Jan Kantelhardt (Institut für Physik, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle)
Analysis of Medical Time Series: Long-Term Correlation and Phase Synchronization
Jun 17, 2008 David H. Wolpert (NASA Ames Research Center, USA)
Game-theoretic management of interacting adaptive systems
Jun 16, 2008 David H. Wolpert (NASA Ames Research Center, USA)
Much of human behavior only seems irrational
May 8, 2008 Jan Schnupp (Dept. of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Oxford University, UK)
Apr 15, 2008 Mikhail Prokopenko (CSIRO, Australia)
Evolving Spatiotemporal Coordination in a Modular Robotic System
Jan 7, 2008 Rainer Stollhoff (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Dec 20, 2007 Susanne Still (Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawai'i, Mānoa, Honolulu, USA)
Interactive learning and optimal predictions
Dec 18, 2007 Tobias Elze (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Chinese Characters and the Role of Object Perception in Visual Masking
Nov 13, 2007 Kristian Lindgren (Complex Systems, Göteborg University, Sweden)
Quantifiying spatial structure in dynamical systems: from microscopic reversibility to macroscopic irreverersibility
Oct 30, 2007 Thomas Martinetz (Institut für Neuro- und Bioinformatik, Universität Lübeck)
Pattern Recognition with Sparse Coding
Sep 11, 2007 Andreas Galka (Institut für experimentielle und angewandte Physik, Universität Kiel)
Time Series Modelling for the Neurosciences: The Innovation Approach
Sep 10, 2007 Si Wu (University of Sussex, UK)
Aug 23, 2007 Raul Kompaß (Institut für Informatik, Freie Universität Berlin)
Nonnegative Predictive coding: New approaches to modeling cortical microcircuit function.
Jul 24, 2007 Jun Wang (Dept. of Mechanical & Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Neurodynamic Optimization: Models and Applications
Jul 2, 2007 Winfried Just (Department of Mathematics, Ohio University, USA)
Discrete vs. continuous dynamics of certain neuronal networks
Mar 7, 2007 Keyan Zahedi (Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous intelligent Systems (AiS), Sankt Augustin)
Self-regulating neurons. A model for synaptic plasticity in recurrent neural networks.
Jan 17, 2006 David Gfeller (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Laboratoire de Biophysique Statistique, Switzerland)
Finding instabilities in the community structure of complex networks
Jan 3, 2006 Nils Bertschinger (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Ideas on Learnability
Dec 20, 2005 Daniel Polani (University of Hertfordshire, UK, and MPI MiS)
Structuring the Perception-Action Loop in Agents Using Information-Theoretic Principles
Dec 6, 2005 Axel Hutt (Humboldt Universität)
Activity propagation in neural fields involving transmission delay and external stimuli
Nov 29, 2005 Frank Pasemann (Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems, Sankt Augustin)
Cybernetic machines: Complexity of modular neurodynamics
Nov 22, 2005 Frank Pasemann (Fraunhofer Institut + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Neurocybernetic machines: Adaptivity by homeostatic neurons
Nov 8, 2005 Udo Ernst (Universität Bremen)
Algorithms of contour integration and their verification through human errors in psychophysical experiments.
Nov 1, 2005 Tom Tetzlaff (Universität Freiburg)
Interaction between Feed-forward and Recurrent Random Networks
Sep 6, 2005 Jochen Triesch (Universität Frankfurt, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Germany)
Exploring the interplay of intrinsic and synaptic plasticity
Jul 14, 2005 André Grüning (SISSA, Trieste, Italy)
A biologically plausible implementation of back-propagation for prediction tasks in simple recurrent networks
Jun 28, 2005 Christian Franze (Paul-Flechsig-Institut für Hirnforschung und Institut für Experimentelle Physik I, Universität Leipzig)
Light Cable Properties of Retinal Müller Glial Cells
Jun 16, 2005 Laurenz Wiskott (Humboldt Universität Berlin)
Is slowness a learning principle of visual cortex?
Jun 2, 2005 Michael Rosenblum (Universität Potsdam)
Delayed feedback control of collective synchrony: An approach to suppression of pathological brain rhythms
May 30, 2005 Paul Phillipson (University of Colorado, Department of Physics)
Jan 25, 2005 Rolf Kötter (C. u. O. Vogt-Institut für Hirnforschung, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)
Brain networks: From structure to function and back.
Jan 18, 2005 Lutz Schimansky-Geier (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Physik)
Excitable systems under noise
Jan 4, 2005 Klaus Hepp (Institut für Theoretische Physik, ETH Zürich)
Dec 14, 2004 Martin T. Huber (Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Philipps-Universität Marburg)
Influence of positive feedback and noise on the responses of neurobiological sensitization systems
Dec 9, 2004 Antonio Politi (Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Florence, Italy)
Complete synchronization in extended systems and percolation transition
Dec 7, 2004 Michael Schnabel (Max-Planck-Institut für Strömungsforschung, Abteilung für Nichtlineare Dynamiken)
A Symmetry Approach for the Layout of Orientation Preference Maps
Nov 30, 2004 Michael Herrmann (Institut für Nichtlineare Dynamiken, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
Nov 9, 2004 Pierre Bayerl (Abteilung Neuroinformatik, Fakultät für Informatik, Universität Ulm)
Disambiguating Visual Motion through Contextual Feedback Modulation
Oct 26, 2004 Henry Tuckwell (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Random activity of neurons and networks
Oct 19, 2004 Mihaela Enculescu (Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus, Theoretische Physik, Germany + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Traveling Waves of Excitation in a Firing Rate Model of a Neural Network
Jul 20, 2004 Marc Timme (MPI für Strömungsforschung, Abteilung für nichtlineare Dynamiken, Göttingen)
Synchrony, Unstable Attractors, and Beyond - Does the Structure of a Neural Network Control its Dynamics?
Jul 13, 2004 Melanie Wilke (MPI für biologische Kybernetik, Abteitung für Physiologie kognitiver Prozesse, Tübingen)
Neural correlates of induced perceptual disappearance
Jul 6, 2004 Dirk Brockmann (MPI für Strömungsforschung, AG für Nichtlineare Dynamiken, Göttingen)
Dynamics of Modern Epidemics
Jun 15, 2004 Galina Ivanova (Institut für Biomedizinische Technik und Informatik, Technische Universität Ilmenau)
ABCI: A System for Adaptive Cortical Self Regulation
May 18, 2004 Raul Kompass (AG "Künstliche Intelligenz", Institut für Informatik, FU Berlin)
Non-negative matrix factorization as a principle for recurrent processing in an oscillating neural network: problems and directions of solution
May 4, 2004 Christian Kärnbach (Allgemeine Psychologie, Universität Leipzig, & Institut für Psychologie, Universität Bonn)
Memory is a Mudtrap - On the Time Course of Forgetting
Apr 27, 2004 Jörg Lücke (Institut für Neuroinformatik, Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Rapid Processing and Receptive Field Self-Organization in Column Based Neural Networks
Feb 17, 2004 Bernhard Englitz (Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Mathematisches Institut, Universität Leipzig)
The irregular firing of cortical interneurons in vitro arises from stochastic processes.
Feb 10, 2004 Nils Bertschinger (Institut für Grundlagen der Informationsverarbeitung, TU Graz, Österreich)
Computation at the Edge of Chaos in Recurrent Neural Networks
Feb 3, 2004 Axel Hutt (Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics, Berlin)
Pattern formation in neural fields subject to propagation delay
Jan 27, 2004 Gabriele Lohmann (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig)
On the formation of the human cortical folding
Jan 13, 2004 Hermann Cuntz (Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried)
Modeling dendritic networks in the fly visual system
Dec 18, 2003 Cicero Mota und Erhardt Barth (Institut für Neuro- und Bioinformatik, Universität Lübeck)
Intrinsic dimension and a geometric approach to visual information processing
Dec 16, 2003 Jianfeng Feng (University of Sussex)
Dec 9, 2003 Christian Eurich (Universität Bremen, Institut für Theoretische Neurophysik)
Nov 6, 2003 Martin Hülse (Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous intelligent Systems)
Structure Evolution for Neural Behavior Control of Autonomous Systems
Oct 28, 2003 Andreas Dress (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Oct 16, 2003 Henrik Jacobsson (Department of Computer Science, University of Skövde, Sweden)
Rule Extraction from Discrete Time Recurrent Neural Networks
Oct 14, 2003 Andreas Dress (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Oct 7, 2003 Andreas Dress (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Hadamard Conjugation
Jul 8, 2003 Thomas Villmann (Universität Leipzig, Klinik für Psychotherapie und Psychosomatische Medizin)
Investigation of Magnification Control in Self-Organizing Maps and Neural Gas
Feb 4, 2003 Gregor Schöner (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Institut für Neuroinformatik)
Dynamic field theory and embodied cognition
Jan 21, 2003 Ralf Der (Universität Leipzig, Institut für Informatik)
Jan 14, 2003 Andreas Knauf (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Mathematisches Institut)
Dec 17, 2002 Wulfram Gerstner (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne)
Dec 10, 2002 Thomas Martinetz (Universität zu Lübeck, Institut für Neuro- und Bioinformatik)
Dec 3, 2002 Gaby Schneider (MPI für Hirnforschung)
Nov 26, 2002 André Grüning (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Nov 19, 2002 Ingo Steinwart (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena Jena, Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik, Germany)
Some recent developments in the theory of support vector machines
Nov 12, 2002 Till Frank (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Institut für Theoretische Physik)
A nonlinear Fokker-Planck approach to stochastic networks
Nov 5, 2002 Gordon Pipa (MPI für Hirnforschung, Frankfurt)
Neuronal assemblies: Searching for their signature in spiking activity (A non-parametric significance estimation approach)
Oct 29, 2002 Andreas Kaiser (MPI für Physik komplexer Systeme, Dresden)
Quantifying information transmission between stochastic processes
Oct 22, 2002 Hans Braun (Universität Marburg, Physiologisches Institut)
Unstable Periodic Orbits at Tonic-to-Bursting Bifurcations in Neuronal Discharges.
Sep 4, 2002 Lars Kindermann (RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Lab for Mathematical Neuroscience)
Solving iterative roots and other functional equations with neural networks
Jul 3, 2002 Thomas Wennekers (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jun 26, 2002 Lin Chen (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jun 19, 2002 Raul Kompass (Universität Leipzig, Institut für Allgemeine Psychologie)
Jun 12, 2002 Bernhard Schölkopf (Max-Planck-Institut für Biologische Kybernetik, Tübingen)
Jun 5, 2002 Udo Ernst (Universität Bremen, Institut für Theoretische Physik)
Transient feature binding and spatio-temporal activation dynamics in a cortical model
May 29, 2002 Martin Huber (Philipps-University, Marburg, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy)
May 15, 2002 Marc Strickert (University of Osnabrück, Department of Computer Science and Mathematics)
Self organizing neural networks for structured data
May 8, 2002 Herbert Jäger (Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems AiS.INDY, Sankt Augustin)
The "echo state" approach to analyzing and training recurrent neural networks
Apr 24, 2002 Ulrich Steinmetz (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Apr 17, 2002 Mihaela Enculescu (TU Cottbus, Theoretische Physik)
Selforganised pattern formation in non-local interacting neural fields
Mar 3, 2002 Thomas Wennekers (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jan 30, 2002 Frank Pasemann (Universität Jena, TheorieLabor)
Jan 23, 2002 Martin Giese (Universtität Tübingen, AG für Handlungsrepräsentation und Lernen, Abt. für Kognitive Neurologie)
Jan 16, 2002 Ralf Der (Universität Leipzig, Institut für Informatik)
Jan 9, 2002 Sonja Grün (MPI für Hirnforschung)
Dec 19, 2001 Stefan Rotter (Universität Freiburg, Neurobiologie & Biophysik, Institut für Biologie III)
Dec 12, 2001 Axel Hutt (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Dec 5, 2001 Uwe Quasthoff (Universität Leipzig, Institut für Informatik)
Nov 28, 2001 Michael Herrmann (Universität Leipzig, Institut für Informatik)
Nov 14, 2001 Axel Steinhage (Infineon Technologies AG, München)
Nov 7, 2001 Valery Tereshko (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Oct 24, 2001 Klaus-Robert Müller (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Oct 17, 2001 M. P. Joy (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Oct 10, 2001 Thomas Wennekers (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jun 20, 2001 Günther Palm (Universität Ulm Ulm, Abteilung für Neuroinformatik, Germany)
Jun 13, 2001 Ulrich Steinmetz (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jun 6, 2001 Ionas Erb (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
May 30, 2001 Motoaki Kawanabe (IDA group, GMD FIRST, Berlin)
May 29, 2001 Jens Rademacher (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
May 23, 2001 Valery Tereshko (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
May 9, 2001 Michael Herrmann (MPI für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen)
May 2, 2001 Laura Martignon (MPI für Bildungsforschung, Berlin)
Apr 25, 2001 Martin Hülse (Universität Jena, TheorieLabor)
Apr 18, 2001 Axel Hutt (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Apr 11, 2001 Barbara Hammer (Universität Osnabrück, FB Mathematik und Informatik)
Processing structured data with recurrent neural networks
Jan 24, 2001 Michael Holicki (Universität Leipzig, Fakultät für Mathematik in Informatik)
Jan 17, 2001 Christian Eurich (Universität Bremen, Fachbereich Physik)
Dec 20, 2000 Hans Ekkehard Plesser (Norwegische Landwirtschaftshochschule, Aas)
Analyzing noisy neuronal dynamics: approximations to integrate-and-fire neuron dynamics with applications to stochastic resonance
Dec 13, 2000 André Grüning (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Dec 6, 2000 Michael Schmitt (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Fakultät für Mathematik)
Nov 29, 2000 Michael Eisele (CNL, San Diego, SALK Institut)
Nov 15, 2000 Andreas Knoblauch (Universität Ulm, Abt. Neuroinformatik)
Nov 8, 2000 Ralf Der (Universität Leipzig)
Nov 1, 2000 Markus Diesmann (MPI für Strömungsforschung, Göttingen)
Oct 25, 2000 Lin Chen (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Oct 18, 2000 Nihat Ay (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jul 12, 2000 Friedemann Pulvermüller (Universität Konstanz, FB Psychologie)
Words in brain's language
Jul 12, 2000 Ulrich Steinmetz (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Jul 5, 2000 Klaus Obermayer (Technische Universität Berlin, FB Informatik)
Biologische Bildverarbeitung: Adaption, Rekurrenz und Optimale Codierung
Jun 28, 2000 Joachim Schult (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)
Jun 28, 2000 Ralf Der (Universität Leipzig, Institut für Informatik)
Jun 21, 2000 Friedemann Pulvermüller (Universität Konstanz, FB Psychologie)
May 31, 2000 Frank Pasemann (TheoLab Jena + MPI MiS, Leipzig)
May 24, 2000 Fritz Sommer (Universität Ulm, Abt. Neuroinformatik)
May 17, 2000 Ionas Erb (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
May 10, 2000 Eckehard Olbrich (MPI PKS, Dresden)
May 3, 2000 Thomas Wennekers (MPI MiS, Leipzig)
Apr 26, 2000 Reinhard Eckhorn (Universität Marburg, FB Physik)
Mechanismen der Merkmalsgruppierung im Sehkortex: neue Ergebnisse
Apr 19, 2000 Bärbel Herrnberger (Universität Ulm, FB Biologie)
Basiskarten im auditorischen Mittelhirn
Apr 12, 2000 Nihat Ay (MPI MiS, Leipzig)

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