Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Waterloo brain researchers, Chris Eliasmith, Paul Thagard, James Danckert, Richard Staines, and Bryan Tripp make headway understanding how we think.

The full article can be found at Waterloo Magazine, Fall 2013 issue,
pages 20-25.

Chris Eliasmith with small robotic machine     Paul Thagard sitting in a chair working on a laptop computer

Chris Eliasmith                                  Paul Thagard
       

James Danckert with students     Richard Staines in a research lab with students

James Danckert                           Richard Staines
 

Bryan Tripp writing on a whiteboard

Bryan Tripp

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.