On Friday, Jan. 15th, 2016, the Center for Brains, Minds & Machines hosted a day of talks displaying the collaboration and interaction between Neuroscientists and Computer Scientists at MIT. The largest auditorium in building 46 was packed with interest.
We have assembled a stellar list of speakers at the intersection of Neuroscience and AI from both sides of Vassar Street who will give an account of how this multi-disciplinary interaction affects their work.
Prof. Matt Wilson will be teaching an ethics course during MIT IAP 2016, see details included below. CBMM grad students and postdocs, who have not yet completed a similar ethics course, are encouraged to register.
“Our findings are hard to reconcile with the idea that music piggybacks entirely on neural machinery that is optimized for other functions, because the neural responses we see are highly specific to music,” says Nancy Kanwisher.
Prof. Joshua Tenenbaum (CBMM Research Thrust Leader) and Tejas Kulkarni (CBMM Siemens Graduate Fellow) are helping to organize a workshop for NIPS 2015, the Workshop on "Black Box Learning and Inference". Abstract submission deadline: Oct. 2, 2015
The award recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions by a young neuroscientist who has recently received his or her advanced professional degree. The award will be presented during Neuroscience 2015, SfN’s annual meeting.