COGS 202

COGS 202 Schedule and Slides

Links to journals and conference proceedings for possible presentation paper selection
http://www.cogsci.ucsd.edu/~desa/resources-journals.html

Class meets in CSB 003  Monday 1-2  unless otherwise specified

http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.117.4995&rep=rep1&type=pdf  What the Frog's Eye tells the Frog's Brain  (Lettvin, Maturana, McCulloch and Pitts, 1959)

http://cognitrn.psych.indiana.edu/rgoldsto/cogsci/Rumelhart.pdf  Feature Discovery by Competitive Learning (Rumelhart, Zipser 1985)

http://cognitrn.psych.indiana.edu/rgoldsto/cogsci/Elman.pdf  Finding structure in time.  Cognitive Science, 14, 179-211. (Elman 1990)
Elman, J.L. (1993). Learning and development in neural networks: The importance of starting small. Cognition, 48, 71-99.  elman_cognition1993.pdf

oi=10.1.1.115.3644&rep=rep1&type=pdf    An introduction to Kernel-Based learning algorithms


 DATE  Leader  TOPIC
 SLIDES/ link to paper
 Mar 29       
 Virginia de Sa
 Intro and brief history of computational neuroscience
 http://cogsci.ucsd.edu/~desa/bootcampcompout.pdf
 Apr 5  
 Jake, Whitney
 Early Computational Neuroscience
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.117.4995&rep=rep1&type=pdf What the Frog's Eye tells the Frog's Brain
 Apr 12
 Burgu, Mike
 Unsupervised learning (Early neural networks)
 
http://cognitrn.psych.indiana.edu/rgoldsto/cogsci/Rumelhart.pdf  Feature Discovery by Competitive Learning (Rumelhart, Zipser 1985)

http://www.cogsci.ucsd.edu/academicPubs/desa/unlabeleddata.pdf Short(ish) paper (required)
http://cogsci.ucsd.edu/academicPubs/desa/segregation.pdf Short(ish) paper (recommended)

http://cogsci.ucsd.edu/academicPubs/desa/perceptchap.pdf Long chapter (just for reference/interest)

 Apr 19
 Mike, Burcu, Jake
 cont'd  from above and V2 model
(vision model)
 http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1162/neco.2008.01-07-431 v2 model paper
 Apr 26
 Crane?, de Sa
 Importance of starting small (development model)
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8403835   Importance of starting small
 May 3
Ed Hutchins, Whitney, Olinda, Sandra

  HutchinsJohnson2009.pdf Hutchins & Johnson 2009    (required paper)  HutchinsHazlehurst1990cultprocess.pdf recommended background
HutchinsHazlehurst-lexiconlearn.pdf recommended background
HazlehurstHutchins1998EmergencePropositions.pdf  recommended background
 May 10
 Sandra Weber,Tyler
 Hopfield papers (old and new) (memory model)
  hopfield.pdf  Hopfield 2009 paper
http://www.pnas.org/content/79/8/2554.full.pdf Classic (1982) paper
http://lcn.epfl.ch/tutorial/english/hopfield/html/index.html Useful applet to play with

 May 17
 Phil, Long,Tyler
 Bayesian paper (Higher level model paper)
 http://web.mit.edu/persci/people/adelson/pub_pdfs/weiss_bayes_nn_02.pdf Motion Illusions as Optimal Percepts
 May 24
 Angela Yu, Phil, Long, Olinda, Crane
 Information maximization
see email for instructions.  Angela will email you a paper to prepare for Terry's talk in the information maximization
workshop.  Webinar instructions here http://mplab.ucsd.edu/wordpress/?page_id=1397
http://mplab.ucsd.edu/wordpress/?page_id=1397   
You will watch Terry's 1:30-2:30 talk together and then write a group report (led by the leaders)

 May 31
  Holiday