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20th Joint Symposium on Neural Computation

California Institute of Technology
Noyes 153 Auditorium

June 1, 2013

In 1994, the Institute for Neural Computation at UCSD hosted the first Joint Symposium on Neural Computation with Caltech. This Symposium brought together students and faculty for a day of short presentations. Since then, this Symposium has rotated between San Diego, Caltech, UCI, UCLA, USC and UCR.
Program Organizing Committee


Markus Meister, Caltech

Confirmed Speakers:

Joel Burdick, Caltech
Sunil Gandhi, UC Irvine
Peyman Golshani, UC Los Angeles
Michah Richert, Brain Corporation
Maja Mataric, USC
John O’Doherty, Caltech
Pietro Perona, Caltech
Howard Poizner, UC San Diego
Terry Sejnowski, Salk Institute/UC San Diego
Tatanya Sharpee, Salk Institute/UC San Diego
Josh Trachtenberg, UC Los Angeles

Download Program

Downloadable list of posters with group assignments


Who should submit? Abstracts are welcomed from all members of the neural computation community of Southern California. Research areas include all aspects of neural computation including cellular, network, and systems-level modeling; applications of neuromorphic algorithms and hardware to problems in vision, speech, motor control, and cognitive function.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Abstract must be in pdf format; preferred length is one page, two pages accepted if figures are large figures (at least 1/2 page). After review, all accepted papers will be invited for poster presentation at the conference. A few abstracts will be invited for brief (5 minute, one slide) oral presentations in addition to the poster presentation. Reuse of posters from other recent meetings is appropriate. Poster space will be announced shortly. Send your pdf file to: Name the file with your last name-first initial (for example, zhang-c.pdf).

May 20, 2013

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