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[recording cut short due to technical issues] Pengcheng Zhou, Columbia University In vivo calcium imaging through microendoscopic lenses enables imaging of previously inaccessible neuronal populations deep within the brains of freely moving animals...
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Prof. Sam Gershman, Harvard University This tutorial will introduce the basic concepts of reinforcement learning and how they have been applied in psychology and neuroscience. The second half of the tutorial will involve hands-on exercises,...
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This computational tutorial will focus on best coding practices to make your code reusable, sharable, and bug free. We will highlight documentation, version control, and unit testing. We will have hands on exercises, so bring a computer to follow...
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Long Short Term Memory networks (LSTMs) are a type of recurrent neural network that can capture long term dependencies and are frequently used for natural language modeling and speech recognition. In this tutorial we will cover the conceptual basics...
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Jai Bhagat and Caroline Moore-Kochlacs, MIT Description: In in vivo animal models, neuroscience experiments in electrophysiology are commonly performed with the use of extracellular electrodes that get implanted in the cell layer of specific brain...
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Evan Remington, MIT  An introduction to the OpenMind computing resources, and best practices when using it. More information can be found here - https://stellar.mit.edu/S/project/bcs-comp-tut/index.html
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Satrajit Ghosh, MIT The tutorial will focus on singularity, an HPC container service, and how to incorporate it into your openmind workflow. More information can be found here - https://stellar.mit.edu/S/project/bcs-comp-tut/index.html
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Andre M. Bastos - MIT Oscillatory neuronal synchronization has been hypothesized to provide a mechanism for dynamic network coordination. Rhythmic neuronal interactions can be quantified using multiple metrics, each with their own advantages and...
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Taught by Mehrdad Jazayeri and Josh Tenenbaum Lecture slides, references, exercises, and sign-ups for future tutorials are posted here: https://stellar.mit.edu/S/project/bcs-comp-tut/ Thanks to MIT BCS seminar committee, postdoc committee (...
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Taught by Phillip Isola Exercises and references posted here: https://stellar.mit.edu/S/project/bcs-comp-tut/ Thanks to BCS seminar committee and postdoc committee (especially Evan Remington) for help with organizing and funding. Video editing by...

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