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Annual Joint Symposium On Neural Computation 2011

Session 1: Vision
Chair: Charles Chubb, UCI
9:00-9:30 am Discriminant saliency networks
Nuno Vasconcelos, UCSD
9:30-10:00 am

Functional Plasticity in Human Parietal Cortex: Adapting to Reversed Visual Input
Alyssa Brewer, UCI

   
10:00-10:15 am Break
 
Session 2: Sensorimotor Control
Chair: Bosco Tjan, USC
10:15-10:45 am Path Integral Reinforcement Learning for Motor Skills
Stefan Schaal
, USC
10:45-11:15 am Closed loop sensorimotor computation for haptic object localization
Tansu Celikel, USC
   
11:15-11:30 am Break
   
11:30-12:30 pm KEYNOTE
Chair: Gert Cauwenberghs, UCSD

Emulating a million neurons in the cortex
Kwabena Boahen, Stanford
12:30-1:00 pm Poster Spotlights
1:00-2:00 pm Lunch and Posters
 
Session 3: Neural Dynamics
Chair: Tanya Sharpee, Salk
2:00-2:30 pm Telling Time with Neural Dynamics
Dean Buonomano, UCLA
2:30-3:00 pm Neural mechanisms underlying FM sweep selectivity in the auditory cortex
Khaleel Razak, UCR
   
3:00-3:15 pm Break
 
Session 4: Neural Systems
Chair: Thanos Siapas, Caltech
3:15-3:45 pm Minimal models of multidimensional neural computations
Tanya Sharpee, Salk
3:45-4:15 pm The multidimensional wisdom of crowds
Pietro Perona, Caltech
   
4:15-4:30 pm Break
4:30-5:30 pm

KEYNOTE
Chair: Terry Sejnowski

Neurons as Finite-State Channels with Feedback
Toby Berger, University of Virginia

5:30 pm Closing Remarks
Terry Sejnowski
, Salk Institute and INC, UCSD
 
 

 

Poster Spotlights

39) The Cybernose Project: Predicting the Sense of Smell
CP Unswortha, L.R. Bachtiara, R.D. Newcombb, E.J. Crampina,c
a Department of Engineering Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand. b Institute for Plant & Food Research & School of Biological Sciences The Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand;
c Auckland Bioengineering Institute The University of Auckland,New Zealand.


32) The geometry of the mammalian cone terminal results in different synaptic signals for different Off bipolar cell types.
Charles P. Ratliff and Steven H. DeVries
Northwestern University, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Feinberg School of Medicine


44) Energy efficiency of retinothalamic transmission
Jie Xing1, 2, Xin Wang1, Friedrich T. Sommer3, Judith A. Hirsch4, Toby Berger2, Terrence J. Sejnowski1, 5, 6
1
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies; 2 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; 3 UC Berkeley; 4 University of Southern California; 5 UC San Diego; 6 Howard Hughes Medical Institute


35) Inhibition/excitation ratio regulates visual information processing and visually-guided behavior in vivo
Wanhua Shen, Caroline Mckeown, James E. Demas and Hollis T. Cline
The Dorris Neuroscience Center, The Scripps Research Institute


42) Analysis of temporal order-sensitive summation by interaction of AMPA, NMDA, Na+ and GABAA conductances
Yichun Wei1 and BartlettW. Mel1;2 1Neuroscience Graduate Program and 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California


26) Orientation statistics of natural scenes: spatial-scale and temporal aspects
Anirvan S. Nandy 1,2, John H. Reynolds 2 & Tatyana O. Sharpee1
1 Computational & 2 Systems Neurobiology Labs, The Salk Inst. for Biological Studies


37) Should I stay or should I go? Modeling the spatiotemporal dynamics of visual attention as a series of decisions
R. Blythe Towal1 and Christof Koch2
1Northwestern Univ.; 2Dept. of Neuroscience, Caltech


19) Prospective optimization under risk and uncertainty
Dongpyo Lee 1, Joseph Snider 1, Howard Poizner 1,2, and Sergei Gepshtein 3
1 Institute for Neural Computation, UC San Diego; 2 Department of Cognitive Science, UC San Diego; 3 Vision Center Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies


23) Problem solving using rewarded STDP
Steven Skorheim*, Peter Lonjers*, and Maxim Bazhenov; UC Riverside


8) Generalized Power Law for Curve Movements
Dongsung Huh, Terrence Sejnowski - Salk Institute and INC, UC San Diego

 

All Posters

1) Electrocortical source imaging of intracranial EEG data in epilepsy
Zeynep Akalin Acar, Jason Palmer, Gregory Worrell, and Scott Makeig
Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, Institute for Neural Computation, UCSD

2) Perceptual and fMRI Evidence for Filling-In of the Rod Scotoma Under Scotopic Conditions
Barton, B. & Brewer, A.A. – University of California, Irvine

3) Corticothalamic Feedback Controls Sleep Spindle Duration in vivo.
Maxime Bonjean 1,2, Tanya Baker 1, Maxime Lemieux 3, Igor Timofeev 3, Terrence Sejnowski 1,2, Maxim Bazhenov 4 1 Howard Hughes Medical Inst, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies 2 Dept. of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego; 3 School of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec, Canada; 4 Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, UC Riverside

4) A physiologically motivated sparse, compact, smooth (SCS) EEG inverse problem approach
Cheng Cao1, Zeynep Akalin Acar1, Kenneth Kreutz-Delgado1,2, and Scott Makeig1,3 1Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, Institute for Neural Computation; 2Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering; 3Dept. of Neurosciences, UC San Diego

5) A custom integrated high input impedance biopotential amplifier for non-contact and mobile health (ECG/EEG) monitoring
Yu Mike Chi1, Christoph Maier2, Gert Cauwenberghs2
1Electrical and Computer Engineering, UCSD; 2INC and UCSD

6) Functional Network Modeling: A Combined MEG/DTI Approach
Deriso, David M; Huang, Mingxiong; Bartlett, Marian S – UC San Diego

7) Experience-dependent Structural Plasticity in GABAergic and Non-GABAergic Neurons in the tectum of Xenopus Laevis tadpoles
Hai-Yan He, Wanhua Shen and Hollis T Cline Departments of Cell Biology and Chemical Physiology,The Scripps Research Institute

8) Generalized Power Law for Curve Movements
Dongsung Huh, Terrence Sejnowski - Salk Institute and INC, UC San Diego

9) Cortical Network Visualization and Analysis in Traumatic Brain Injury using Multimodal Neuroimaging
Andrei Irimia PhD1, Micah C Chambers MEng1, Paul M Vespa MD2, Arthur W Toga, PhD1,3, John D Van Horn PhD1
1Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Dept. of Neurology, UCLA; 2Brain Injury Research Ctr. Dept. of Neurosurgery, UCLA; 3Division of Brain Mapping, Neuropsychiatric Inst., UCLA

10) Probabilistic Model Predicting Retinal Ganglion Cell Responses to Natural Images
Nadav Ivzan1 and Norberto M. Grzywacz1,2,3 1Dept.of Biomedical Engineering, USC; 2Dept.of Electrical Engineering, USC 3Neuroscience Graduate Program, USC

11) Fast orientation tuning in mammalian V1 neurons under high-frequency natural image stimulation
Iyer, A.V.1, Grzywacz, N.M.1,2,3
1Dept.of Biomedical Engg; 2Neuroscience Grad. Pgm; 3Dept.of Electrical Engg, USC

12) An inhibition stabilized network model for gamma in the visual cortex
Monika Jadi, Terrence Sejnowski – Salk and UC San Diego

13) Multimap Formation in the Visual Cortex
Rishabh Jain1 and Bartlett W Mel1,2
1 Neuroscience Graduate Pgm, USC; 2Biomedical Engineering Dept., USC

14) Neuromorphic Neural Interfaces
Siddharth Joshi1, Abraham Akinin2, Massoud Khraiche2 and Gert Cauwenberghs2 2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; 2Department of Bioengineering

15) Shifting From a Stimulus-driven to a Task-driven Saccadic Policy
Christopher Kanan1, Leanne Chukoskie2, Terrence Sejnowski1,2,3
1
UC San Diego; 2Institute for Neural Computation; 3Salk Institute

16) Single-trial EEG Classification of Cross-Modal Attention Shifts
Christian A Kothe1, Joaquin Rapela2, Marissa Westerfield1, Jeanne Townsend4, Scott Makeig1
1Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, INC, UCSD; 2 Dept. of Electrical Engineering, USC,3Dept. of Neurosciences, UCSD ; 4School of Medicine, UCSD

17) Dynamical mechanisms underlying generation of epileptic states
Giri Krishnan1, Andrey Shilnikov2, Maxim Bazhenov1 - 1 UCR; 2 Georgia State Univ.

18) DDE analysis of human sleep EEG and epilepsy ECoG data
C. Lainscsek1, C. Letellier2, S. Mednick3, M. Seeck-Hirscher4, S. Cash5, T. Sejnowski1
1 The Salk Institute, 2 Universit´e de Rouen; France, 3 Laboratory of Sleep and Behavioral Neuroscience; Dept. of Psychiatry, 4 Zentrum f¨ur Integrative Psychiatrie; Germany, 5 Dept. of Neurology, Epilepsy Service, Harvard Medical School, Mass. General Hospital

19) Prospective optimization under risk and uncertainty
Dongpyo Lee 1, Joseph Snider 1, Howard Poizner 1,2, and Sergei Gepshtein 3
1 Institute for Neural Computation, UC San Diego; 2 Department of Cognitive Science, UC San Diego; 3 Vision Center Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

20) Young Children’s Mu rhythm Activity Accompany with Action Observation and Execution in A Social Game
Yu Liao1, Jordan Danly1, Scott Makeig2, Gedeon Deák1
1Dept. of Cognitive Science, UCSD; 2 Schwartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, UCSD

21) Adult-like Changes in Mu Rhythm Activity in Young Children Accompany Action Observation and Execution in A Social Context
Yu Liao1,2, Jordan Danley1, Andrey Vankov2, Scott Makeig2, Gedeon Deak1 1Dept. of Cognitive Science; 2Institute for Neural Computation, UC San Diego

22) Automated measurement of children?s facial expressions during problem solving tasks
Littlewort1, Salamanca2, Reilly2, Bartlett1 1INC, UCSD, 2San Diego State University

23) Problem solving using rewarded STDP
Steven Skorheim*, Peter Lonjers*, and Maxim Bazhenov; UC Riverside

24) Feedback model of visual perceptual learning
Samat Moldakarimov1,2,3, Maxim Bazhenov1,4, and Terrence J. Sejnowski1,2,3,5 1The Salk Institute for Biological Studies; 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 3The Institute for Neural Computation, UC San Diego; 4Dept.of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, UC Riverside; 5Division of Biological Sciences, UC San Diego

25) Phase-based measures of cross-frequency coupling in brain electrical dynamics under general anesthesia
Eran A. Mukamel - UCSD Center for Theoretical Biophysics; Dept. of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Mass. General Hospital

26) Orientation statistics of natural scenes: spatial-scale and temporal aspects
Anirvan S. Nandy 1,2, John H. Reynolds 2 & Tatyana O. Sharpee1
1 Computational & 2 Systems Neurobiology Labs, The Salk Inst. for Biological Studies

27) Solving the EEG inverse problem constrained by agent perception
and action within a unified Bayesian framework: A realistically coupled neural mass model perspective

Alejandro Ojeda and Scott Makeig Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, INC, UC San Diego

28) 3-D Silicon Retina Modeling Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Ganglion
Cells

Jongkil Park, Sohmyung Ha, Gert Cauwenberghs – INC, UCSD

29) Dopamine-dependent STDP at corticostriatal synapses modulates
firing patterns in medium spiny neurons

David A. Peterson1; Terrence J. Sejnowski1,2 1Institute for Neural Computation, UC San Diego; 2Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

30) EEG correlates of spatially-directed movements of the hands and eyes during rapid reaching under risk and uncertainty
Markus Plank1, Steven Hillyard2, He Crane Huang1,3, Joseph Snider1,
Sergei Gepshtein4, Howard Poizner1,3 1Institute for Neural Computation, UC San Diego; 2Department of Neuroscience, UC San Diego; 3Department of Cognitive Science, UC San Diego; 4Salk Institute for Biological Studies

31) Predictive Filters Analysis: a supervised approach to analyze EEG data
Joaquin Rapela1, Ken Kreutz Delgado2, Scott Makeig1, Hamed Masnadi-
Shirazi
2, Nuno Vasconcelos2 1Swartz Center for Computational Neuroscience, INC, UCSD; 2 Dept. of Electrical and Computer Eng, UCSD

32) The geometry of the mammalian cone terminal results in different synaptic signals for different Off bipolar cell types.
Charles P. Ratliff and Steven H. DeVries
Northwestern University, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Feinberg School of Medicine

33) A cortical population code for sound locations
Khaleel Razak, Dept. of Psychology, UC Riverside

34) Abstract uncertainty representation and optimal decision-making in humans
Joseph Schilz, Angela J. Yu - UC San Diego

35) Inhibition/excitation ratio regulates visual information processing and visually-guided behavior in vivo
Wanhua Shen, Caroline Mckeown, James E. Demas and Hollis T. Cline
The Dorris Neuroscience Center, The Scripps Research Institute

36) Intrinsic and cellular mechanisms of frequency sweep detection in the auditory cortex
Steven Skorheim1, Khaleel Razak2, Maxim Bazhenov3,4 1Dept. Of Neuroscience, UC Riverside; 2Dept. of Psychology, UC Riverside; 3Dept of Neuroscience, UC Riverside; 4The Salk Institute

37) Should I stay or should I go? Modeling the spatiotemporal dynamics of visual attention as a series of decisions
R. Blythe Towal1 and Christof Koch2
1Northwestern Univ.; 2Dept. of Neuroscience, Caltech

38) Glimpsing Regular Lattice Arrangements of Primary Rat Hippocampal Astrocytes on Ultra-thin Nodes of Parylene-C
C.P.Unswortha, E. Delivopoulosb, A.F. Murrayc aDepartment of Engineering Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand. bDepartment of Engineering, Nanoscience Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK cInstitute for Integrated Micro & Nano Systems, School of Engineering & Electronics, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

39) The Cybernose Project: Predicting the Sense of Smell
CP Unswortha, L.R. Bachtiara, R.D. Newcombb, E.J. Crampina,c
a Department of Engineering Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand. b Institute for Plant & Food Research & School of Biological Sciences The Univ. of Auckland, New Zealand;
c Auckland Bioengineering Institute The University of Auckland,New Zealand.

40) Temporal Dynamics of Human Cortical Activity during Action Observation: The Effect of Actor Appearance and Movement Kinematics
Burcu A. Ürgen1, Markus Plank2, Howard Poizner 1,2, Ayşe P. SAYGIN1
1 Department of Cognitive Science, UC San Diego; 2 Institute for Neural Computation, UCSD

41) Integrating Sensory Information with Cerebellar Learning and
Impedance Control

Grant R. Vousden-Dishington, Jeffrey L. Krichmar - Dept of Cognitive Science, UCI

42) Analysis of temporal order-sensitive summation by interaction of AMPA, NMDA, Na+ and GABAA conductances
Yichun Wei1 and BartlettW. Mel1;2 1Neuroscience Graduate Program and 2Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California

43) Optimizing online learning capacity in a biologically-inspired neural network
Xundong Wu, DJ Strouse, Bartlett Mel - University of Southern California

44) Energy efficiency of retinothalamic transmission
Jie Xing1, 2, Xin Wang1, Friedrich T. Sommer3, Judith A. Hirsch4, Toby Berger2, Terrence J. Sejnowski1, 5, 6
1
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies; 2 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; 3 UC Berkeley; 4 University of Southern California; 5 UC San Diego; 6 Howard Hughes Medical Institute

45) Subthreshold CMOS synapse arrays with log-domain conductancebased dynamics
Theodore E. Yu1,3, Siddharth Joshi1,3, Venkat Rangan1,4, and Gert
Cauwenberghs2,3 1Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering 2Department of Bioengineering Jacobs School of Engineering; 3Institute for Neural Computation UC San Diego; Qualcomm Incorporated, San Diego

46) Role of Nonlinear Subunits of Ganglion-cell Receptive Fields for
Texture Responses

Wan-Qing Yu* and Norberto Grzywacz* **
*Neuroscience Graduate Pgm, **Dept. of Bio. Med. Eng. and Dept. of Elec. Eng., USC

 


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