Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Charles River, Maclaurin Building 10 & The Great Dome
McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT
August 22, 2015 - 9:00 am
This event is invitation only.
Details will be posted closer to the event date.
CBMM Summer 2015 Course at MBL, Woods Hole MA
The Marine Biological Laboratory
August 13, 2015 - 9:00 am
Brains, Minds and Machines
The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MACourse Date: August 13 – September 3, 2015Deadline: March 16, 2015* . | Online Application Form*Please note that registration is now closed.Directors: Gabriel Kreiman, Harvard University; and Tomaso Poggio, Massachusetts...
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June 30, 2015 - 11:15 am
Prof. Daniel Rockmore, Director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science and CBMM External Advisory Committee Member, shared teh following announcement fo the “Turing Tests in Creativity” competitions:
Dartmouth Press Release, by John D. Cramer
June 29, 2015
Scientists recently built a deep learning machine that outperforms the average human on IQ tests. But could an artificially intelligent computer write “Shall I compare thee to a...
Genoa, Italy
June 22, 2015 - 9:00 am
CBMM and its partners, the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) , LCSL, and the University of Genova are co-organizing a machine learning course for this summer in Genoa, Italy. The course will be held June 22nd - 26th, 2015.
Instructors:
- Lorenzo Rosasco, Universita' di Genova (also Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
- Francesca Odone, Universita' di Genova.
Registration is now closed. Deadline wasMay...
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
June 15, 2015 - 5:15 pm
Princeton Neuroscience Institute will be hosting a summer course which might be of interest to the CBMM community:
New intensive summer course: Neurotechnologies for Analysis of Neural Dynamics
Directors: David W. Tank and Michael Berry, Princeton University,
Dates: June 15 – July 12, 2015
Online...
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June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm
Five of the Best Computer Science Classes in the U.S.: This is where the smartest coders cut their teeth
by Peter Reford
BloombergBusiness, June 11, 2015
 
Congratulations to Prof. Patrick Winston! His MIT Course 6.034 was included in Bloomberg Business's list of the Five of the Best Computer Science Classes in the U.S.
Excerpt:
"MIT’s 6.034: Artificial Intelligence 
Professor: Patrick Winston, PhD
Notable alumni: Early Googler Wesley Chan, U.S...
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June 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Location: CVPR 2015, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
We're planning a day of invited speakers and a poster session. Submissions are non-archival short 2 page abstracts. Submission of both novel and already-published but relevant work is encouraged.
This...
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June 10, 2015 - 12:15 pm
Best Paper Honorable Mention (Sponsored by Cognex, Hardware prize sponsored by NVIDIA):
Title: Picture: A Probabilistic Programming Language for Scene Perception
Authors: Tejas D Kulkarni, Pushmeet Kohli, Joshua B Tenenbaum, Vikash Mansinghka
Click here to read the paper: http://www.cv-foundation.org/openaccess/content_cvpr_2015/papers/Kulkarni_Picture_A_Probabilistic_2015_CVPR_paper.pdf
 
June 2, 2015 - 9:00 am
This meeting is by invitation only.
May 29, 2015 - 5:45 pm
Dr. Christof Koch, Chief Scientific Officer, Allen Institute for Brains Science, wrote a recent blog post for Nature entitled "Lust and the Turing test."
Lust and the Turing test, posted May 27, 2015A View from the Bridge, Nature.com
"By and large, we watch movies to be entertained, not to be provoked into deep thought. Occasionally, a film does both. This year’s Ex Machina is one such gem. It prompted me to reflect upon the evolution of the...