Workshop on computational neurosciences

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Jülich-Torino  Workshop on Computational Neurosciences

Torino October 4, 2013

Room S

Department of Mathematics “G. Peano”

University of Torino

 

 

11:15-11:30     About Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – Computational and Systems Neuroscience (INM-6), Forschungszentrum Jülich

 

11:30-12:30    Emiliano TorreMining spike correlations in massively parallel spike trains - computational and statistical challenges         

 

12:30-14:00     Lunch

 

14:00-15:00    Maximilian SchmidtSimulating neuronal networks - basics and applications.

 

15:00-16:00    Jannis SchückerA multi-area network model of the visual cortex - simulation and theoretical description

 

16:00-16:30    coffee break

 

16:30-16:40    About Torino  Stochastic and Statistics in Neuroscience Group

 

16:40-17:10     Elisa Benedetto:  A non parametric estimator for neural firing rate in presence of dependence

 

17:10-17:25     Roberta SirovichA new estimator for mutual information

 

17:25-17:40     Cristina Zucca:  Detect dependencies between spike times of a couple of

neurons through copulas

 

17:40 -            Discussions and Information on Positions available at  Jülich research center (Post-Doc, Ph.D. and Master thesis )

 

Organizing Committee: 

Laura Sacerdote ( laura.sacerdote@unito.it), Cristina Zucca (cristina.zucca@unito.it), Emiliano Torre    ( e.torre@fz-juelich.de )