9.49/9.490 Neural Circuits for Cognition, Fall 2019
: Tuesday and Thursday: 2:30 -4:00 PM
Prof. Ila Fiete
Sugandha Sharma (susharma[at].mit.edu)
Daniel Zysman (dzysman[at]mit.edu)
Prof. Fiete: Tue 12:00-1:00 PM in 46-5065
Sugandha: Wed 4:00-5:00 PM, Thur 1:00-2:00 PM in 46-5065
Invariant visual representation by single neurons in the human brain
Visual Properties of Neurons in Inferotemporal Cortex of the Macaque
The Code for Facial Identity in the Primate Brain
What the Frog's Eye Tells the Frog's Brain
Visual Receptive Fields of Neurons in Inferotemporal Cortex of the Monkey
A Cortical Region Consisting Entirely of Face-Selective Cells
Neurobiology. Single cell models.
Stability analysis and the bistable switch.
Linear symmetric neural networks: analog memory and the oculomotor integrator.
Handout Euler Method
Linear Algebra Review by Kolter
Linear Algebra Review by Jordan
Linear first-order systems
(due Fri 10/4 by Midnight)
E-I balanced networks.
Fast amplification in non-normal networks.
Non-normal dynamics continued.
The cerebellum and cognitive function
Cerebellar function and dysfunction: circuit operations to cognition
Motor control and internal models.
Internal models, Cerebellum.
(due Wed 10/16 by Midnight)
Cerebellum microcircuit and neural forward models.
No Class (Columbus day vacation)
Neural feedback control & song learning in songbirds.
Sussilo and Abbott 2009
Gilra and Gerstner 2018
Songlearning in songbirds continued.
Persistent Spiking Activity Underlies Working Memory
Choice-specific sequences in parietal cortex during a virtual-navigation decision task
Persistent activity in the prefrontal cortex during working memory
Unsupervised Learning of Persistent and Sequential Activity
Mnemonic Encoding and Cortical Organization in Parietal and Prefrontal Cortices
(due Fri 11/1 by Midnight)
REINFORCE learning rule.
REINFORCE learning rule continued.
REINFORCE, synaptic learning from perturbations.
Perturbation theory continued.
(due Tues 11/19 by Midnight)
Unsupervised learning with neural nets.
Neural PCA and Winner-take-all.
Phenomenology of neural spatial representations.
(due Fri 12/6 by midnight.)
Phenomenology of neural spatial representations continued.
(due Tues 12/10 by 4pm; interim data due on Wed 12/4 by midnight.)
No Class (Thanksgiving)
Nonliner continuous attractors and integration.
Fisher Information, population codes, grid code.
High capacity codes with modularity.
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