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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...
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
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), Robbie Jacobs (U. Rochester) 
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
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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...
October 7, 2016 - 4:00 pm
Pedro Tsividis and Josh Tenenbaum 
NOTE - *Please bring a laptop, as this will be a participatory session. We will actually be playing video games for much of it. We encourage everyone to bring their laptop and actively participate.*
October 7, 2016 - 3:00 pm
Topic: Public outreach and science communication events and partnerships. 
Agenda:  Part of CBMM's education and knowledge transfer components are public outreach or science communication. Ellen Hildreth, CBMM coordinator for Education, will join us to discuss th If there is time, we will also go...
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October 4, 2016 - 12:45 am
NIH anounced today that Prof. Nancy Kanwisher has received the 2016 NIH Director's Pioneer Award.
The NIH Director's Pioneer Award is on of the four awards in the NIH Common Fund's High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. The Pioneer Award supports individual scientists of "exceptional creativity, who propose pioneering and transforming approaches to major challenges in biomedical and behavioral research."