September 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm
MIT McGovern Institute for Brain Research (MIT Bldg 46)
Tomaso Poggio
The Center for Brains Minds and Machines (CBMM) is organizing a workshop on "Understanding Face Recognition: neuroscience, psychophysics and computation" from 3:30pm on September 3rd to 1pm on September 5th, 2015, at MIT in Cambridge. Attendance to workshop is by invitation only.
At the workshop we...
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Charles River, Maclaurin Building 10 & The Great Dome
August 22, 2015 - 9:00 am
McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT
This event is invitation only.
Retreat Agenda
Flash Presentation List
Photograph of the iCub humaniod robot.
August 13, 2015 - 9:00 am
  Excerpt: "Il robot bambino iCub, insieme al gruppo di ricercatori dell’Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Iit) guidato da Giorgio Metta, è da oggi negli Usa, in occasione della Summer Course del Center for Brains, Mind and Machines (Cbmm) del Mit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), per dimostrare fino al 3 settembre a studenti e ricercatori di tutto il mondo le applicazioni pratiche delle capacità di apprendimento legate al Deep learning...
CBMM Summer 2015 Course at MBL, Woods Hole MA
August 13, 2015 - 9:00 am
The Marine Biological Laboratory
Brains, Minds and Machines
The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
Course Date: August 13 – September 3, 2015
Deadline: March 16, 2015* .
*Please note that registration is now closed.
Directors: Gabriel Kreiman, Harvard University; and Tomaso Poggio, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (...
August 1, 2015 - 12:00 pm
Excerpt: "Understanding how the brain produces intelligent behavior- and how that might be replicated by machines - are among the most complex problems facing science and technology."  
Photo of Professor Tomaso Poggio from MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Dr Xu Qianli from A*Star's Institute for Infocomm Research
July 10, 2015 - 8:45 am
Device can help them check if they're taking the right medicine, recognise familiar faces The Straits Times, July 10, 2015   Institute for Infocomm Research - A*Star, a CBMM International Partner, has developed an application which utilized the GoogleGlass platform to help users recognize people and discreetly send medical reminders.   Excerpt: "Scientists in Singapore are developing intelligent glasses that can recognise different people, for...
Future of Life Institute (FLI) logo
July 6, 2015 - 3:15 pm
New International Grants Program Jump-Starts Research to Ensure AI Remains Beneficial Elon-Musk-backed program signals growing interest in new branch of artificial intelligence research Amid rapid industry investment in developing smarter artificial intelligence, a new branch of research has begun to take off aimed at ensuring that society can reap the benefits of AI while avoiding potential pitfalls. The Boston-based Future of Life Institute (...
Image of a robot splashing paint onto a wall.
June 30, 2015 - 11:15 am
Prof. Daniel Rockmore, Director of the Neukom Institute for Computational Science and CBMM External Advisory Committee Member, shared teh following announcement fo the “Turing Tests in Creativity” competitions: Dartmouth Press Release, by John D. Cramer June 29, 2015 Scientists recently built a deep learning machine that outperforms the average human on IQ tests. But could an artificially intelligent computer write “Shall I compare thee to a...
Genoa, Italy
June 22, 2015 - 9:00 am
CBMM and its partners, the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) , LCSL, and the University of Genova are co-organizing a machine learning course for this summer in Genoa, Italy. The course will be held June 22nd - 26th, 2015. Instructors: - Lorenzo Rosasco, Universita' di Genova (also Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and Massachusetts Institute of Technology). - Francesca Odone, Universita' di Genova. Registration is now closed. The deadline was...
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
June 15, 2015 - 5:15 pm
Princeton Neuroscience Institute will be hosting a summer course which might be of interest to the CBMM community:
New intensive summer course: Neurotechnologies for Analysis of Neural Dynamics
Directors: David W. Tank and Michael Berry, Princeton University,
Dates: June 15 – July 12, 2015
image pf desktop computer on wheels
June 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm
Five of the Best Computer Science Classes in the U.S.: This is where the smartest coders cut their teeth by Peter Reford BloombergBusiness, June 11, 2015   Congratulations to Prof. Patrick Winston! His MIT Course 6.034 was included in Bloomberg Business's list of the Five of the Best Computer Science Classes in the U.S. Excerpt: "MIT’s 6.034: Artificial Intelligence  Professor: Patrick Winston, PhD Notable alumni: Early Googler Wesley Chan, U.S...
CVPR 2015 logo
June 11, 2015 - 9:00 am
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Location: CVPR 2015, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts.
We're planning a day of invited speakers and a poster session. Submissions are non-archival short 2 page abstracts. Submission of both novel and already-published but relevant work is encouraged.
CVPR 2015 logo
June 10, 2015 - 12:15 pm
Best Paper Honorable Mention (Sponsored by Cognex, Hardware prize sponsored by NVIDIA): Title: Picture: A Probabilistic Programming Language for Scene Perception Authors: Tejas D Kulkarni, Pushmeet Kohli, Joshua B Tenenbaum, Vikash Mansinghka Click here to read the paper:  
June 2, 2015 - 9:00 am
This meeting is by invitation only.
Photo of Prof. Tomaso Poggio, photo credit Kent Dayton
May 27, 2015 - 3:15 pm
Article is in Italian