[Comp-neuro] Workshop- Sept 28th, 2018. Latest Advances in Understanding Complex Spatial Navigation

Fellous, Jean-Marc - (fellous) fellous at email.arizona.edu
Wed Sep 5 21:54:21 CEST 2018


WORKSHOP - Friday Sept 28th, 2018
INSERM U1208, Bron/Lyon, France

Latest Advances in Understanding Complex Spatial Navigation in Animals, Computational Models and Neuro-inspired Robots


The goal of this one-day workshop is to discuss the latest advances in understanding the neural mechanisms of complex spatial navigation using experimental studies in Animals, Computational Neuroscience and Neuro-robotics. The format of the workshop will be 30 minute presentations giving emphasis on studies that relate at least 2 of the 3 techniques (Animals, Computational Neuroscience and Neuro-robotics). The succinct presentation format will allow for ample time for discussion of current and future advances in the area, and collaboration opportunities.


Registration is free but required. The workshop will be limited to 30 people.

Registration : http://spaq2018.robolat.org/registration

Website : http://spaq2018.robolat.org/

Schedule (subject to change, please check the website):

8:45: Peter Dominey:  Introduction and Welcome
9:00: Jean-Marc Fellous - Complex Spatial Navigation and the Dorso-Ventral Hippocampal Axis
9:30: Peter Dominey - Cortico-Hippocampal Interaction for Synthesis of Novel Adaptive Experiences
10:00: Alfredo Weitzenfeld - Multi-Scale Spatial Navigation
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00: Laurenz Wiskott - Self-Organization of Place Cells in the Hippocampus
11:30: Philippe Gaussier - The Hippocampo-cortical Loop: Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of information Processing
12:15 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00: Sidney Wiener - Navigational Rule and Strategy Related Activity in the Hippocampal-Prefrontal-Striatal System, and Neuromodulator Relations
14:30: Mehdi Khamassi - Hippocampal Replays under the Scrutiny of Reinforcement Learning Models: From Theory to Neurorobotics Experimentation Back to Biology
15:00: Jeff Krichmar - Conjunctive Coding in an Evolved Spiking Model of Retrosplenial Cortex
15:30 - 16:00 Break
16:00: Francesco Battaglia - Chasing Cell Assemblies in Cortico-Hippocampal Neural Ensembles
16:30: Michael Arbib - From Visual Construction and Spatial Navigation to Episodic Memory and Imagination
17:00 - 17:30 Discussion


Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Agence Nationale pour la Recherche (CRCNS-ANR Collaborative grant)

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