[Comp-neuro] New (6/30) deadline for Brain Corporation Prize in Computational Neuroscience

Eugene Izhikevich Eugene.Izhikevich at braincorporation.com
Thu Jan 24 02:57:10 CET 2013

The Brain Corporation Prize aims to encourage researchers to make freely available the latest and best scholarly information concerning topics in computational neuroscience.

To provide more time for submissions, the contest deadline has been extended to June 30th, 2013. The winners will be recognized during the CNS'03 in Paris.

Presently, the leaders are:

215 votes:	http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Frontal_eye_field
210 votes:	http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/SPIKE-distance
42 votes:	http://www.scholarpedia.org/article/Brian_simulator

We sincerely hope to see your participation -- here are 10 reasons to get involved:

1. Help discover what works in scholarly collaboration -- participate in a global experiment on the future of scholarly research.

2. Add a peer-reviewed article with a famous co-author to your C.V.

3. Support open-access publishing.

4. Help the public -- provide to the world an accurate article on a topic of importance to you.

5. For posterity -- be the author of a review that will be useful for decades to come.

6. To support interdisciplinary research -- encourage others to participate in compiling a free, current, and scholarly online resource.

7. To see your work appear in a normal Google search -- your article will likely appear within the top five search results when its topic is queried.

8. For Curatorship -- become a topic Curator, and help ensure that the world has trustworthy information available to them on a topic of your expertise.

9. To accelerate research -- help science and scholarship advance more quickly by providing an easily accessible and updatable review.

10. To promote scholarly information online -- help resist the glut of redundant and generic online "content" with a substantive, thoughtful, and enduring contribution.

Contest rules and guidelines are available here:


Dr. Eugene M. Izhikevich
CEO, Brain Corporation
Editor-in-chief, Scholarpedia - the peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia

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