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May 15, 2017 - 8:00 am
This meeting is invitation only.
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
March 27, 2017 - 9:00 am
Understanding intelligence -how we may be able to replicate intelligence in machines, and how the brain produces intelligent behavior- is one of the greatest challenges in science and technology.
There are many aspects of human intelligence which have been impossible so far to replicate in...
March 23, 2017 - 9:00 am
This meeting is invitation only. 
February 2, 2017 - 8:00 am
Agenda, speakers and website to be announced soon. 
The two-day workshop on "Speech representation, perception and recognition" is organized by the NSF-funded, MIT-based, Center for Brains Minds and Machines (CBMM), on February 2-3, 2017 at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT, Cambridge...
December 16, 2016 - 4:00 pm
December 16, 2016 - 3:00 pm
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December 1, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office
December 1, 2016

"MIT researchers and their colleagues have developed a new computational model of the human brain’s face-recognition mechanism that seems to capture aspects of human neurology that previous models have missed.
The researchers designed a machine-learning system that implemented their model, and they trained it to recognize particular faces by feeding it a battery of sample images. They found...
November 18, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Note: This meeting may be rescheduled due to potential conflict with SfN.
November 4, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Ilker Yildirim (CBMM, MIT), Goker Erdogan (U. Rochester); followed by a discussion with Josh Tenenbaum and...
Generative models and deep networks in brain/mind modeling (two 25 min talks + discussion/debate to follow).
November 4, 2016 - 3:00 pm
Jorg Scholvin (CBMM, Synthetic Neurobiology Group, MIT)
Topic: TBA
 Winrich Freiwald wins Columbia University’s 2016 W. Alden Spencer Award
October 31, 2016 - 11:30 am
"Winrich Freiwald, associate professor and head of the Laboratory of Neural Systems, has received the 2016 W. Alden Spencer Award. The prize, given by Columbia University, recognizes outstanding research contributions in the field of neuroscience. Freiwald shares the award with his long-time collaborator Doris Y. Tsao of the California Institute of Technology. Freiwald and Tsao will receive the prize and present lectures on November 1 at the...
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October 21, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Alan Yuille (CBMM, Johns Hopkins University)
Abstract: This talk describes work on detecting and parsing humans into joints and semantic parts. It combines deep networks with graphical models for reasoning about the spatial relations between joints. We discuss methods for dealing with occlusion and scale variations. Finally we describe...
October 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
CBMM is thrilled to be chosen as one of NVIDIA’s Pioneers of AI Research - NVIDIA Early Access selections. The Center has received one of the first deliveries of the groundbreaking new DGX-1 rack-mounted deep learning supercomputers that NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveiled at the GPU Technology Conference 2016. To start, this unit will be shared with two other groups at MIT - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and the...