[Comp-neuro] Results of Election of Authors in Scholarpedia

Eugene M. Izhikevich Eugene.Izhikevich at nsi.edu
Sat Dec 1 11:40:49 CET 2007

Scholarpedia - the free peer-reviewed encyclopedia - is conducting 
election of authors for certain articles with the goal to identify the 
best living expert to invite to write the articles.

The results of five elections are:

Dr. Paul J. Werbos elected for "Error Back-Propagation"
Dr. Charles F. Stevens elected for "Synapse"
Dr. John O'Keefe elected for "Place Cells"
Dr. Daniel Johnston elected for "Electrophysiology"
Dr. Miguel A. L. Nicolelis elected for "Brain-Machine Interface"

All these experts have already agreed to write their corresponding articles.

The lists of nominees (in the chronological order of nomination by the 
public) are provided below.

== Error Back-Propagation ==
1. James L. (Jay) McClelland
2. Terrence J. Sejnowski
3. Paul J. Werbos **
4. James A. Anderson
5. Geoffrey Hinton
6. Yann LeCun

== Synapse ==
1. Charles F. Stevens **
2. Rodolfo Llinas
3. Gordon Shepherd
4. Eric Kandel

== Place Cells ==
1. John O'Keefe **
2. Bruce McNaughton
3. William Skaggs
4. Edvard Moser

== Electrophysiology ==
1. Daniel Johnston **
2. Bertil Hille

== Brain-Machine Interface ==
1. Miguel A. L. Nicolelis **
2. Andrew B. Schwartz
3. John Donoghue
4. Richard Andersen

Scholarpedia update:

Registered users: 3189
Curators: 959
Editors: 23

Reserved articles: 899
Peer-reviewed and accepted articles: 245

Top 10 Scholars (highest Scholar Index; see 

(82.1): Yuri A. Kuznetsov, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
(65.1): Jeff Moehlis, University of California, Santa Barbara,
(50.0): John Guckenheimer, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
(48.1): James Meiss, Applied Mathematics University of Colorado
(45.0): Edward Ott, University of Maryland, MD, USA
(40.1): Skip Thompson, Radford University, Radford, Virginia
(35.0): James Murdock, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
(35.0): Paul M.B. Vitanyi, University of Amsterdam
(35.0): Eric T. Shea-Brown, Courant Institute, New York University
(35.0): Lawrence F. Shampine, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

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