York Meeting : Cognitive Systems : from Neural Imaging to Neurocomputing

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Day 1 : Wednesday 18th May 2005 : Themed Papers

Time Session Supervisor
09:15 Registration and Coffee
09:55 Welcome to YNiC Gary Green (York Neuroimaging Centre)
10:00 How the brain wires itself up David Willshaw (University of Edinburgh)
10:30 Information theoretic analysis of brain signals Stefano Panzeri (University of Manchester)
11:00 Coffee
11:30 Generative models for brain imaging Will Penny (Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, UCL)
12:15 Lunch (and tours of YNiC)
13:30 Connectionist models of dyslexia Padraic Monaghan (University of York)
14:15 Can macroscopic MEG/EEG measured oscillations tell us anything about the underlying processes of cortical synchronization? Avgis Hadjipapas (Aston University)
15:00 Tea
15:30 Quantum Neural Computing Chandra Khambhampati (University of Hull)
16:15 Solution to Puzzle Corner #29 and demonstrations of Neuroimaging / Neurocomputing
17:30 End of Day One
19:00 Coach pickup for Reception and Dinner in the National Railway Museum

Day 2 : Thursday 19th May 2005 : Themed & General Papers

Time Session Supervisor
09:15 Unfolding a nonlinear instability in a model of human EEG: The Genesis of Spike-Wave Activity John Terry (Loughborough University)
09:45 A Neuroscience inspired architecture for managing neuroscience data Jim Austin (University of York)
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Methodological issues in computational neuroscience: a case study in the basal ganglia Kevin Gurney (Sheffield University)
11:30 Practical Applications of CORBA in Statistical Pattern Recognition Andrew Batchelor (PrismTech Ltd)
12:15 Lunch
13:30 An advisory system for the treatment of kidney stones Alistair Armitage (Napier University)
14:15 Neural Nets - the hype and the reality, from an industrial perspective Graham Hesketh (Rolls-Royce)
15:00 Tea and Close of Meeting