[Comp-neuro] CIRM Semester on Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Neuroscience

Stephen Coombes stephen.coombes at nottingham.ac.uk
Mon Jun 27 10:53:34 CEST 2011


CIRM Semester on Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational  
Neuroscience

SEMESTER ON THEORETICAL, MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE
CIRM Marseille
October - December 2011
http://www-sop.inria.fr/manifestations/SemesterCirm/

Neuroscience and its applications are greatly developing world-wide  
and Europe is one of the important contributors to the advancement of  
this discipline. Because of the variety of topics that it has to  
address, it is characterized by a very broad inter-disciplinarity and  
requires the cooperation of actors in several fields of knowledge.

In this context, the need for developing new theoretical,  
mathematical, and computational tools can be clearly identified and  
must be addressed. The purpose of this semester is to present some of  
the relevant modern mathematical tools through short courses and to  
explore several facets of the current research through workshops.

WORKSHOPS

03-07/10/2011 - Organizers : N. Brunel, O. Faugeras
Mean-field methods and multiscale analysis of neuronal populations
http://lcn.epfl.ch/Workshops/Marseille2011/MMMA_Oct/MMMA_Marseille2011.htm

24-28/10/2011 - Organizers : P. Bressloff, S. Coombes
Spatio-temporal evolution equations and neural fields
http://lcn.epfl.ch/Workshops/Marseille2011/SpatioTemporalEvolution/STE_Marseille2011.htm

07-11/11/2011 - Organizers : N. Brunel, W. Gerstner, J. Sjostrom, H.  
Markram
Learning and Plasticity
http://lcn1.epfl.ch/LP.html

5-9/12/2011- Organizers : V. Jirsa, G. Deco
Mathematical Models of Cognitive Architectures
http://lcn.epfl.ch/Workshops/Marseille2011/MMCA/MMCA_Marseille2011.htm


Registration from June 6th
The registration will follow a first-come first-served policy until  
all available slots are filled


Program committee: P. Bressloff (University of Utah), N. Brunel  
(Université Paris 5), P. Chossat (CNRS - INRIA), O. Faugeras (ENS -  
INRIA), W. Gerstner (EPFL), V. Jirsa (CNRS - Université de la  
Méditerranée).


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Stephen Coombes
Professor of Applied Mathematics

School of Mathematical Sciences
Nottingham, UK

http://www.maths.nott.ac.uk/~sc/

The Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience
http://www.mathematical-neuroscience.com/
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