Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Reinforcement Learning  (1:07:33)
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Aug 15, 2018
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August 15, 2018
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Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2018
CBMM Speaker(s):
Yen-Ling Kuo, Xavier Boix
Xavier Boix & Yen-Ling Kuo, MIT
Introduction to reinforcement learning, its relation to supervised learning, and value-, policy-, and model-based reinforcement learning methods. Hands-on exploration of the Deep Q-Network and its...
Embedded thumbnail for Recurrent computations for visual pattern completion (publication release video)
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Aug 15, 2018
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Publication Releases
CBMM Speaker(s):
Gabriel Kreiman, Martin Schrimpf
Prof. Gabriel Kreiman (Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School) and graduate student Martin Schrimpf (now a PhD candidate in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at MIT) describe some of the key components to their latest paper...
Embedded thumbnail for Neural Event Triggered fMRI (NET-fMRI) (45:01)
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Aug 12, 2018
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August 14, 2018
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Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2018
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Nikos K. Logothetis
Nikos K. Logothetis, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen
Overview of the integration of concurrent physiological multi-site recordings with fMRI imaging, and it application to the study of dynamic connectivity related...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Using Decoding to Understand Neural Algorithms (1:10:34)
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Aug 13, 2018
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August 13, 2018
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Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2018
CBMM Speaker(s):
Ethan Meyers
Ethan Meyers, Hampshire College/MIT
Introduction to neural decoding methods to study the neural representations of sensory information in the brain to support recognition, their modulation by task-relevant information from top-down attention,...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Neuroscience Methods (1:21:07)
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Aug 12, 2018
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August 12, 2018
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Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2018
CBMM Speaker(s):
Diego Mendoza-Halliday
Diego Mendoza-Halliday, MIT
Overview of common invasive and non-invasive methods for probing the nervous system, their capabilities and limitations, and the kinds of questions that can be addressed with each technique. Topics include...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Computer Vision (48:17)
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Aug 12, 2018
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August 12, 2018
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Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2018
CBMM Speaker(s):
Andrei Barbu
Andrei Barbu, MIT
Overview of some challenges still facing the design of general computer vision systems, traditional image processing operations and applications of machine learning to visual processing. Download the tutorial slides (PDF)
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Statistics and Data Analysis (1:05:30)
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Aug 12, 2018
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August 12, 2018
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Ethan Meyers
Ethan Meyers, Hampshire College/MIT
Overview of statistics including descriptive statistics, data plots, sampling distributions, statistical inference, estimation, regression, confidence intervals, and hypothesis testing. Download the tutorial...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Deep Learning (1:07:33)
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Aug 12, 2018
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August 12, 2018
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Yen-Ling Kuo
Speaker(s):
Eugenio Piasini
Eugenio Piasini, UPenn & Yen-Ling Kuo, MIT
Overview of supervised learning with neural networks, convolutional neural networks for object recognition, and recurrent neural networks, with a brief introduction to other deep learning models...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Computational Models of Human Vision - Part 2 (28:34)
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Aug 11, 2018
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August 12, 2018
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Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2018
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Kohitij Kar
Kohitij Kar, MIT
Models for encoding and decoding visual information from neural signals in the ventral pathway that underlie core object and face recognition, testing neural population decoding models to explain human and monkey behavioral...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Optimization (56:10)
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Aug 12, 2018
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith, MIT
Introduction to optimization focused on basic concepts, terminology, and its applications. Topics include likelihood and cost functions, single and multi-variable optimization, and optimization for machine learning (stochastic...

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