Monday, August 15, 2016

International Conference on Cognitive Modeling 2016

A small contingent of the CNRG (Computational Neuroscience Research Group) presented their work at ICCM (International Conference on Cognitive Modeling) this year.

Peter Duggins gave a talk on the effects of drugs (Guanfacine and Phenylephrine) on a spiking neuron model of working memory. [Paper]

Thursday, August 11, 2016

CNRG at CogSci 2016 in Philadelphia

An excellent turnout this year from the CNRG (Computational Neuroscience Research Group) at the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society in Philadelphia.

Ivana Kajic presented an approach towards cognitively realistic representations of word associations using the Remote Associates Task. [Paper]

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

International Conference on Cognitive Modeling 2016

A small contingent of the CNRG presented their work at ICCM this year.

Peter Duggins gave a talk on the effects of drugs (Guanfacine and Phenylephrine) on a spiking neuron model of working memory. [Paper]

Friday, February 12, 2016

Toronto Computational Neuroscience Workshop

The Toronto Computational Neuroscience Workshop, Krembil Research Institute to be held on March 7-8, 2016 at:

Toronto Western Hospital
WW2-301 (Auditorium)
399 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 2S8

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.