Connecting European Neuroscience

Spiking neural networks: Applications to computing, algorithmics, and robotics

Dates
September 18th, 2019
Venue
Munich, Germany

Neural Networks, Neural Engineering, Neuromorphics

About the Event

Spiking neural networks (SNN) are a special class of artificial neural networks (ANN), in which the information is transmitted by means of pulses (or spikes) rather than by firing rates. As SNNs have shown to be excellent control systems for biological organisms, they have the potential to produce good control systems for autonomous robots. This workshop aims to bring together neuroscientists with roboticists and computational researchers developing biologically-inspired learning algorithms for scientific and industrial applications. In order to enrich the discussions of SNN and its applications to computing, algorithmics and robotics, we will have a hands-on session on spiking neural networks on the Neurorobotics Platform (HBP SP10). This workshop preceeds the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Cyborg and Bionic Systems.

Contact

Judith Kathrein, MSc
Human Brain Project Education Programme Medical University Innsbruck Müllerstraße 59 6020 Innsbruck

Phone:0043 512 9003 71244
Email:curriculum.edu@humanbrainproject.eu
Website:https://www.humanbrainproject.eu/en/education/participatecollaborate/curriculum/workshops/3rd-curriculum-workshop-ict-snn/

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