CNS Seminar Archive

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List of Interesting Papers

CNBC Computational Neuroscience Group

Time: Wednesdays, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: Mellon Institute 115 Conference Room
Current Schedule

Date Presenter Food Provider Papers Presentation
5/4/2004 Mike Lewicki Yan Karklin Pasupathy & Connor (2001)
Pasupathy & Connor (2002)

5/12/2004 Yan Karklin Brian Potetz Spatial Attention by Connor et al (1996) ppt file
5/19/2004 Brian Potetz Eizaburo Doi Torralba & Oliva, "Depth Estimation from Image Structure" (2002)
5/26/2004 No meeting due to IBSC meeting

6/2/2004 No meeting due to NIPS deadline

6/9/2004 Eizaburo Doi Tai-Sing Lee Olshausen "Sparse Codes and Spikes" (2002)
6/16/2004 Tai-Sing Lee Matt Smith Kevin Murphy "Using Forest to see the Trees" (2003)
6/23/2004 Yuoguo Yu Jing Chen Martin Stemmler "How voltage-dependent conductances can adapt to maximize the information encoded by neuronal firing rate" (1999)
6/30/2004 Jing Chen Yuguo Yu Lewicki, Sejnowski "Bayesian Unsupervised Learning of Higher Order Structure"
7/7/2004 Matt Smith Doru Balcan Barlow and Olshausen (2004)
7/14/2004 Doru Balcan Evan Smith D.Donoho & A.G.Flesia (2001) "Can recent innovations in harmonic analysis 'explain' key findings in natural image statistics?"
7/21/2004 Evan Smith Tom Stepleton Cochlear filter models and theories
7/28/2004 Tom Stepleton Mike Lewicki J.Sivic and A.Zisserman (2004) "Video Data Mining Using Configurations of Viewpoint Invariant Regions"
8/4/2004 Mike Lewicki Yan Karklin Mazer and Gallant (2003) "Goal-related activity in V4 during free viewing visual search"
8/11/2004 Yan Karklin Sofia Cavaco Frey and Jojic (2003) "Transformation-invarariant clustering using the EM algorithm". ppt file
8/18/2004 Sofia Cavaco Ryan Kelly Doel, Kry and Pai (2001)
8/25/2004 Ryan Kelly Brian Potetz Sharma, Dragoi, Sur (2003)

The official order list is kept here. If you are presenting, please try to send an announcement to the cns group ( by the Friday before the meeting. Also remember to update this web page, which is located on condor in /home/httpd/www/cns/index.html. If you are getting food, plan for 12 people and try to have the food there by noon.

The CNS seminars are open to the public and are held on Wed at 12:00pm in Mellon Institute Rm 115, Carnegie Mellon University. If you would like to be on our cns-vision mailing list, please contact Dr. Tai Sing Lee at or Dr. Mike Lewicki at