Rockwood Memorial Lecture
- 2021 Lecturer: Dr. Yoshua Bengio
From Conscious Processing to System 2 Deep Learning
- 2019 Lecturer: Dr. Pietro Perona
Visipedia: People, Machines, and Data Working Together to Achieve Knowledge
- 2018 Lecturer: Dr. Don Norman
Adventures in Representation: A Lifetime of Struggle
- 2017 Lecturer: Dr. Christof Koch
Big Science, Team Science, Open Science: In the Service of Neuroscience
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- 2016 Lecturer: Dr. Krishna Shenoy
Brain-Machine Interfaces: From Basic Science and Engineering to Clinical Trials
2014 Lecturer: Dr. Bruce McNaughton,
"Doughnuts in the Brain: A Toroidal Attractor Theory of the Cognitive Map"
2013 Lecturer: Dr. Dmitri B. Chklovskii,
"Can connectomics help us understand neural computation? Insights from the fly visual system "
2010 Lecturer: Geoffrey Hinton,
"Deep learning with multiplicative interactions”
2009 Lecturer: Josh Bongard,
"Investigations at the Interface of Morphology, Evolution and Cognition”
"Resilient Machines (Through Continuous Self-Modeling)"
2008 Lecturer: Jeff Hawkins, Founder, Palm, Inc. Handspring, and Numenta,
"Computing Beyond Turing: How neocortical theory is shaping the future of computing"
2007 Lecturer: Tomaso Poggio, Center for Biological and Computational Learning, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
"What Should Computer Vision Learn from Neuroscience?"
2005 Lecturer: Jeffrey L. Elman, UC San Diego,
"Generalizing beyond our experience: Lessons from neural networks"
2004 Lecturer: Richard Gregory, University of Bristol,
"A Periodic Table for Perception"
2003 Lecturer: Stephen Wolfram, Wolfram Research, Inc.,
"A New Kind Of Science"
2002 Lecturer: Pasko Rakic, Yale University,
"Building the Cerebral Cortex: From Stem Cells to Complex Architecture"
2001 Lecturer: Michael Dickinson, UC Berkeley,
"How Fruit Flies flap for Flight Forces: Neuro-Mechanics of a Complex Behavior"
2000 Lecturer: Christoph von der Malsburg, Bochum University and University of Southern California,
"The Learning Problem"
1999 Lecturer: Dana Ballard, University of Rochester,
"Single-Spike Models of Predictive Coding"
1998 Lecturer: Geoffrey Hinton, University of Toronto,
"Finding Structure in Ensembles of Images"
1997 Lecturer: Michael Jordan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
"Graphic Models, Neural Networks, and Variational Methods"
1996 Lecturer: Jack Cowan, University of Chicago,
"Geometric Visual Hallucinations, Migraine Auras, and Visual Illusions: What They Tell Us About Visual Cortex Circuitry"
1995 Lecturer: Geoffrey Hinton, University of Toronto,
"Neural Networks that Learn by Generating Fantasies"
1994 Lecturer: Stephen Grossberg, Boston University,
"Neural Networks for Learning, Recognition, and Recall"
1993 Lecturer: James L. McClelland, Carnegie-Mellon University,
"The Interaction of Nature and Nurture in Development: A Parallel Distributed Processing Perspective"