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Connected Cortex

  • Brasil Cafe 2604 Dunlavy Street Houston, TX 77005 United States (map)

The Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Neurology

Dimitri Yatsenko will be talking about data analysis in the MICrONS project (Machine Intelligence from Cortical Networks). MICrONS is a multi-institution initiative that seeks to revolutionize machine learning by reverse-engineering the algorithms of the brain.

Meet the Speakers

Dimitri Yatsenko

Baylor College of Medicine

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Dimitri Yatsenko currently works at the Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine. He also co-founded Vathes LLC and is the principal investigator on a project to launch DataJoint as a computational platform for machine learning and computational neuroscience. At BCM, Dimitri does research in Neuroscience, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics. His current projects are MICrONS, DataJoint, Functional Connectivity, and Neurophotonics.

Thinking about thinking


Xaq Pitkow

Baylor College of Medicine

Computational neuroscientist, artist, musician

We'll talk about principles of how smart machines (brains and computers) understand their world. We'll see some optical illusions and surprising interactive demos.

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