On Dec. 15, 2017, Jeff Hawkins (Numenta) will discuss a theory that sensory regions of the neocortex process two inputs: 1) the sensory data arriving via thalamic relay cells; and 2)Jeff will propose the second is a representation of allocentric location.
“We have a manual for all the machines we possess, but the most important one.” After such a trivial thought – conceived during his stay at CBMM, in 2014 – Italian journalist Marco Magrini wrote a book about the human brain, mocking an appliance manual.
This award honors outstanding researchers who are recognized as making significant contributions to the field of Computer Vision over longtime careers. This award is in memory of the late computer scientist and mathematician Prof. Azriel Rosenfeld.
Celebrating another exciting year of the BMM Summer Course where we are creating a community of leaders in the Science of Intelligence who are equally knowledgeable in neuroscience, cognitive science, and computer science. (photo of the class of 2017)
The 2017 nomination process is underway. The CBMM thrust leaders will nominate student candidates and a nominating committee will then select the 2017 Siemens Fellow. Read more about this wonderful collaboration between CBMM and Siemens Research.