[visionlist] Workshop on Criticality in Neural Systems April 30-May 1 at NIH

Ernst Niebur niebur at jhu.edu
Wed Apr 11 20:46:47 GMT 2012


The following announcement should be of interest to many in the vision
community.



We would like to invite you to a workshop on

*Criticality in Neural Systems*
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*Venue:* Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health, Central
Campus, Bethesda, USA

*Dates:* Monday, April 30 – Tuesday, May 1, 2012

*Topics*
1. Experimental support for critical dynamics in the mammalian brain
2. Neuronal simulations of and theoretical insights into critical brain
dynamics

In addition to plenary talks (see speaker list below), a *poster
session*will be hosted.

*Registration* is free but required for all participants (poster presenters
and others): *cns.mb.jhu.edu*

*Confirmed speakers:*

Lucilla de Arcangelis (Italy)
Michael Breakspear (Australia)
Jack Cowan (USA)
Dante R Chialvo (USA)
Mauro Copelli (Brazil)
Rhonda Dzakpasu (USA)
Walter J Freeman (USA)
Tomoki Fukai (Japan)
Paolo Grigolini (USA)
Thilo Gross (Germany)
J. Michael Herrmann (UK)
Klaus Linkenkaer-Hansen (Netherlds.)
Arnold Mandell (USA)
Stefan Mihalas (USA)
J Matias Palva (Finland)
Juan G Restrepo (USA)
Bruce West (USA)

*Supported by* National Institutes of Mental Health(NIMH) and the Office of
Naval Research (ONR)

*Organizers*:
Dietmar Plenz (NIMH, USA)
Ernst Niebur (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
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