Seminars

All talks take place on Thursdays at 13:00 in the Senior Common Room, Level 2 (2D17), Priory Road Complex (unless otherwise stated).

17 January 2019
Jeff Mitchell, Research Associate, Psychological Science, University of Bristol, UK
Title to be confirmed

31st January 2019
Robert M. French | Research Director, CNRS, Université de Bourgogne, France
Title to be confirmed

14 February 2019
Ryan Blything, Research Associate, Psychological Science, University of Bristol, UK
Title to be confirmed

28 February 2019
Conor Houghton | Computer Science, University of Bristol
Title to be confirmed

14 March 2019
Rui Ponte Costa, Computational Neuroscience and Machine Learning, Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol
Title to be confirmed

28 March 2019
Irina Higgins | Senior Research Scientist  | Google DeepMind | London, UK
Title to be confirmed


Past Seminars


6 December 2018
Colin Davis | Psychological Science | University of Bristol, UK
What is the Code that Readers Use to Represent Printed Words?

22 November 2018
Venue | Senior Common Room, Level 2 (2D17), Priory Road Complex
Hans Op de Beeck | Group leader of Human Brain Imaging and Rodent Visual Cognition | Laboratory of Biological Psychology | KU Leuven | Belgium
The Human Visual System is not a General Purpose Object Recognition Machine: Evidence from Neuroimaging and Artificial Neural Networks

1st November 2018
Venue | Senior Common Room, Level 2 (2D17), Priory Road Complex
Ella Gale | Research Associate | Psychological Science | University of Bristol
Selectivity Metrics can Overestimate the Selectivity of Units: A Case Study on AlexNet

18 October 2018
Venue | Senior Common Room, Level 2 (2D17), Priory Road Complex
Peter Battaglia | Senior Research Scientist | Google DeepMind | London
Object-Oriented Intelligence

4 October 2018
Venue | Senior Common Room, Level 2 (2D17), Priory Road Complex
Roland Baddeley |  Psychological Science | University of Bristol
A Theory of How Deep Neural Networks Work Based on Symmetry and Non-commutative Bayesian Inference

27 September 2018
Venue | Senior Common Room, Level 2 (2D17), Priory Road Complex
Alex Graves | Research Scientist | Google DeepMind | London
Computing with Neural Networks

5 July 2018 
Venue |  Senior Common Room, Level 2 (2D17), Priory Road Complex
Simon Stringer, Director | Theoretical Neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory | Department of Experimental Psychology | University of Oxford
Feature Binding within a Spiking Neural Network Model of the Primate Ventral Visual Pathway

14 June 2018
Venue |
 10 Priory Road, G2
Ari Morcos | DeepMind | London
Towards an Understanding of Representational Structure in Deep Neural Networks

Friday 18 May 2018
Venue |  
Senior Common Room, Level 2 (2D17), Priory Road Complex
Simon Thorpe  | Director of the CerCo UMR 5549 (CNRS-UT3)
Grandmother Cells and Spiking Neural Networks

Wednesday 16 May 2018
Venue |  
2D1 Priory Road Complex, 12a Priory RD
John E. Hummel | University of Illinois
Different Algorithms for Associative and Relational Learning