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November 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm
Josh Tenenbaum
Tomer Ullman - 1) Whether and how infants understand unified notions of mass and force (central to the question of how babies understand intuitive physics) and 2) Do children understand 'cost' in a utility calculation as related to physical effort.  
Julian Jara-Ettinger - "Costs, rewards, and...
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October 28, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Fabio Anselmi (Poggio lab, MIT and CBMM).
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October 27, 2015 - 10:15 am
Prof. Tomaso Poggio has been invited to give the keynote address, at the Festival della Scienza - Genova Italy, on Sat., Oct. 31, 2015. Unraveling the Mystery of intelligence The ambition and the limits of science   Keynote address by Tomaso Poggio Moderator: Massimo Russo   The Dartmouth Summer Research Project of 1956 is generally recognized as the birth of artificial intelligence research as a separate discipline. Then, AI pioneer...
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October 19, 2015 - 5:45 pm
Congratulations to Prof. Gabriel Kreiman who received the 2015 Pisart Award for his "remarkable contributions to the field of vision science." The Pisart Award recognizes an "early-career vision clinician or scientist whose noteworthy, innovative and scholarly contributions in vision science have the potential for substantial influence in the understanding of vision loss, treatment of eye disease or the rehabilitation of people with vision loss...
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October 9, 2015 - 12:00 pm
SfN Press Release, October 9, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC — The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) will present the Young Investigator Award to Ed Boyden, PhD, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Nachum Ulanovksy, PhD, of the Weizmann Institute of Science. Established in 1983 and supported by AstraZeneca, the $15,000 award recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions by a young neuroscientist who has recently received his or her...
October 7, 2015 - 4:15 pm
Tomaso Poggio
(1) NIPS 2015 CBMM events
(Max Nickel): Symposium: Brains, Minds and Machines
(Tejas Kulkarni): Workshop on Black Box Learning and Inference
(Marco Cusumano-Towner): Workshop on Bounded Optimality and Rational Metareasoning
(2)  Future CBMM workshops (Turing++) (Tomaso Poggio)
(3) CBMM...
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October 7, 2015 - 3:15 pm
Wiktor Mlynarski (McDermott lab, MIT and CBMM).
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October 5, 2015 - 4:30 pm
Prof. Sam Gershman (CBMM, Harvard) and Prof Noah Goodman (CBMM, Stanford) are helping organize the Bounded Optimality and Rational Metareasoning NIPS 2015 workshop: We are pleased to announce a NIPS workshop on Bounded Optimality and Rational Metareasoning, which will take place on December 11, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. This workshop brings together computer scientists working on bounded optimality and metareasoning with psychologists and...
October 5, 2015 - 2:15 pm
Prof. Joshua Tenenbaum (CBMM Research Thrust Leader) and Tejas Kulkarni (CBMM Siemens Graduate Fellow) are helping to organize a workshop for NIPS 2015 Workshop on Black Box Learning and Inference, on December 12, 2015. Papers are being accepted now through October 2, 2015. NIPS 2015 Workshop on Black Box Learning and Inference December 12, 2015, Montreal, Canada Submission deadline: October 2, 2015 1. Workshop Overview Probabilistic models...
October 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm
MIT News has published an article featuring the most recent conference paper by graduate students Charli Fogner and Chiyuan Zhang in the Centor of Brains, Minds and Machines, Hossein Mabahi of the Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Lab at MIT, Mauricio Araya-Polo of Shell Int'l Exploration & Production, and Tomaso Poggio, the Eugene McDermott Professor in the Brain Sciences and Human Behavior and Director of CBMM.  Project...
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September 30, 2015 - 4:15 pm
MIT MIBR 46-3189
Guy Ben-Yosef:  Full interpretation of minimal images
We aim to model the process of ‘full interpretation’ of object images, which is the ability to identify and localize all semantic features and parts that are recognized by human observers. We model the interpretation process by identifying primitive components and relations that play a...
September 30, 2015 - 3:00 pm
MIT Bldg 46, Room 46-3015
Bob Desimone Doris and Don Berkey Professor, BCS, MIT Director, MIBR, MIT Rebecca Saxe Professor, BCS, MIT...
MIT Campus, Bldg 46, Room 46-3015 (next to the Bldg 46 postdoc lounge)
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September 10, 2015 - 2:45 pm
The May issue of Connect - Newsletter of IUSSTF, contained a interview with Hitesh Arora, a 2015 SN Bose Fellow, who visited Prof. Tomaso Poggio's lab during Spring 2014 and Summer 2014. "Getting selected in the SN Bose Scholars Program to pursue research internship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) opened a door to an incredibly enriching experience for me. I worked at the Center for Biological and Computational Learning (CBCL)...
Jaan Tallinn
September 9, 2015 - 4:00 pm
Jaan Tallinn
CBMM will host a brief talk by Jann Tallinn (followed by extensive QAs): Solving Global Coordination
Jaan Tallinn is an Estonian computer scientist who participated in the development of Skype in 2002 and FastTrack/Kazaa, a file-sharing application, in 2000.
He graduated from the University of...