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Fall 2020 Biomedical-Electrical Engineering-Biology W4020 section 001
COMP NEURO: CIRCUITS IN BRAIN

Call Number 10598
Day & Time
Location
T 7:00pm-9:30pm
To be announced
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Department
Instructor Aurel A Lazar - e-mail, homepage
Type LECTURE
Course Description Prerequisites: (ELEN E3801) or (BIOL UN3004) The biophysics of computation: modeling biological neurons, the Hodgkin-Huxley neuron, modeling channel conductances and synapses as memristive systems, bursting neurons and central pattern generators, I/O equivalence and spiking neuron models. Information representation and neural encoding: stimulus representation with time encoding machines, the geometry of time encoding, encoding with neural circuits with feedback, population time encoding machines. Dendritic computation: elements of spike processing and neural computation, synaptic plasticity and learning algorithms, unsupervised learning and spike time-dependent plasticity, basic dendritic integration. Projects in MATLAB.
Web Site Vergil
Department Electrical Engineering
Enrollment 17 students (80 max) as of 4:38PM Thursday, July 2, 2020
Subject Biomedical-Electrical Engineering-Biology
Number W4020
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Schools of the Arts, Barnard College, Columbia College, Engineering:Undergraduate, Engineering:Graduate, GSAS, General Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20203BMEB4020W001

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