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Nov 3, 2020
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November 4, 2020
Part of
All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series
CBMM Speaker(s):
Nicholas Roy
In the last few years, the ability for robots to understand and operate in the world around them has advanced considerably. Examples include the growing number of self-driving car systems, the considerable work in robot mapping, and the growing...
Embedded thumbnail for CBMM Panel Discussion: Is the theory of Deep Learning relevant to applications?
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Oct 27, 2020
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November 4, 2020
Part of
All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series
CBMM Speaker(s):
Kenneth Blum, Tomaso Poggio, Max Tegmark, Lorenzo Rosasco, Andrea Tacchetti
Speaker(s):
Daniela L Rus
Deep Learning has enjoyed an impressive growth over the past few years in fields ranging from visual recognition to natural language processing. Improvements in these areas have been fundamental to the development of self-driving cars, machine...
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Oct 20, 2020
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November 2, 2020
Part of
All Captioned Videos, CBMM Research
CBMM Speaker(s):
Josh McDermott
Humans derive an enormous amount of information about the world from sound. This talk will describe our recent efforts to leverage contemporary neural networks to build models of these abilities and their instantiation in the brain. Such models have...
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Oct 21, 2020
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October 21, 2020
Part of
Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2020
CBMM Speaker(s):
Shimon Ullman
Embedded thumbnail for Functional Specificity in the Human Brain: What, Whether, and Why?
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Aug 14, 2020
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October 21, 2020
Part of
All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Summer Course 2020
CBMM Speaker(s):
Nancy Kanwisher
Embedded thumbnail for Fast Recurrent Processing via Ventrolateral Prefrontal Cortex Is Needed by the Primate Ventral Stream for Robust Core Visual Object Recognition [video]
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Oct 19, 2020
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October 19, 2020
Part of
All Captioned Videos, Publication Releases
CBMM Speaker(s):
Kohitij Kar, James DiCarlo
Speaker(s):
Arash Afraz, NIH
Authors Kohitij Kar and James DiCarlo discuss the research behind their newly published paper in the Neuron journal with a statement from Dr. Arash Afraz of the NIH on his outside perspective of the impacts of this study.
Embedded thumbnail for Panel Discussion on the relationship between engineering and science in CBMM and the field
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Sep 29, 2020
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September 30, 2020
Part of
All Captioned Videos, CBMM Special Seminars
CBMM Speaker(s):
James DiCarlo, Tomaso Poggio, Joshua Tenenbaum
CBMM hosted a panel discussion with Profs. Jim DiCarlo, Tomaso A Poggio, and Joshua Tenenbaum, who discussed and debate the relationship between engineering and science in CBMM and the field: We all believe that if we want to understand how our...
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Sep 22, 2020
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September 23, 2020
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All Captioned Videos, Computational Tutorials
Speaker(s):
Christian Bueno, University of California, Santa Barbara
Christian Bueno, University of California, Santa Barbara Working with lower dimensional representations of data can be valuable for simplifying models, removing noise, and visualization. When data is distributed in geometrically complicated ways,...
Embedded thumbnail for DeepOnet: Learning nonlinear operators based on the universal approximation theorem of operators.
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Sep 15, 2020
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September 16, 2020
Part of
All Captioned Videos, Brains, Minds and Machines Seminar Series
Speaker(s):
George Karniadakis, Brown University
It is widely known that neural networks (NNs) are universal approximators of continuous functions, however, a less known but powerful result is that a NN with a single hidden layer can approximate accurately any nonlinear continuous operator. This...
Embedded thumbnail for Using Lookit to run developmental studies online
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Sep 3, 2020
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September 4, 2020
Part of
All Captioned Videos, Computational Tutorials
CBMM Speaker(s):
Maddie Pelz
Lookit is an online platform for designing and running asynchronous developmental studies. This technology allows for more diverse and representative populations to participate in developmental studies than would typically be able to engage in the...

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