Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Neuroscience Methods (1:21:07)
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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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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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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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Yen-Ling Kuo
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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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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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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...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Computational Models of Human Vision - Part 1 (27:06)
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Pouya Bashivan
Pouya Bashivan, MIT
Overview of the visual pathways from the retina to higher cortical areas; approaches to modeling neural behavior including spike triggered averaging, linear-nonlinear methods, generalized linear models, Gabor filters and...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Probability (43:23)
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Andrei Barbu
Andrei Barbu, MIT
Introduction to probability, covering uncertainty, simple statistics, random variables, independence, joint and conditional probabilities, probability distributions, Bayesian analysis, graphical models, mixture models, and...
Embedded thumbnail for Tutorial: Cognitive Neuroscience (27:14)
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CBMM Speaker(s):
Frederico Azevedo
Frederico Azevedo, MIT
Introduction to ventral and dorsal pathways in the brain, hierarchy of the visual system and face processing areas, action pathways and decoding movement, selective visual attention, long and short-term memory, learning...
Embedded thumbnail for DES-fMRI: Direct Electrical Stimulation and fMRI (1:19:43)
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Nikos K. Logothetis
Nikos K. Logothetis, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen
Overview of technical advances that enable the integration of direct electrical stimulation of neural tissue with fMRI recordings, and application of this...

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