Thursday, October 31, 2013

Handling the complexities of large-scale brain models

Chris Eliasmith gave a talk at the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI) on October 23, 2013. The title of his talk was Handling the Complexities of Large-Scale Brain Models.

Here is a link to the online video.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Singularity blog interview

Chris Eliasmith interviewed by Singularity blog about the

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Discovery Channel Stephen Hawking’s Brave New World Season 2

Science is about to change the world. Professor Stephen Hawking examines cutting-edge breakthroughs and their implications for the future in STEPHEN HAWKING’S BRAVE NEW WORLD. The six-part, original Canadian series returns for a second season, premiering Friday, November 15 at 8 p.m. ET/10 p.m. PT on Discovery World.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Strokes and their effects

Professor James Danckert, a Canada Research Chair in cognitive neuroscience speaks on hemispatial neglect, where stroke victims ignore half of their space.

In the Media Waterloo

Waterloo researchers among top in Canada

Chris Eliasmith writing on a whiteboardChris Eliasmith, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, received the prestigious John C. Polanyi Award  and is also an inaugural member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists.

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How to Build a Brain

Chris Eliasmith’s team at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience has built Spaun, the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain. The related book is now available and for the full article Waterloo Stories.

Nengo

This is a collection of coverage of work with Nengo (Neural Engineering Objects) that has appeared in the popular press recently.