Tuesdays, 4:30 pm at SAMSI, Research Triangle Park, NC, beginning Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Last class: Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Instructor: Carina Curto, Penn State, Mathematics Dept.
Course Description: This course will serve as an introduction to theoretical and mathematical neuroscience, with an emphasis on neural networks and neural codes.
Topics will include: the basics of neurobiology; neural networks (perceptrons, the Hopfield model, threshold-linear networks, bump attractor networks); neural codes (examples from cortex and hippocampus, combinatorial codes); synaptic plasticity and memory; and selected topics.
Registration for this course is being processed through your respective university:
- UNC-CH: STOR 894-002 and MATH 892.002
- Duke: STA 790.02
- NCSU: MA 810.002
Additional information on each group can be found at Working Groups.
Questions: email CCNS@samsi.info