Upcoming lab teachings
posted on August 29, 2018

Upcoming lab teachings

Every Friday, we get together (over pizza, sometimes) for lab teachings. On a rotating basis, each member of the lab speaks and teaches about something they know. Anything, really. Relevant and interesting topics, good skills to know, nice Python packages, neuroscientific princples, new findings and literature reviews… whatever!

Fall 2018 topics

Date Name Topic
Sept. 14:    
Sept. 21:    
Sept. 28: Ilenna TBD
Oct. 5: Ari TBD
Oct. 12: Ben TBD
Oct. 19: Rachit Restricted Boltzmann Machines
Oct. 26: Tony TBD
Nov. 2 Titipat AllenNLP library and a little bit of Pytorch
Nov. 9 Roozbeh something cool
Nov. 16 David TBD
Nov. 30 Brianna T.B.D. (maybe decoding/electrophys related)

Requests and suggestions

  1. Recent progress in NLP
  2. Graph Convolution Technique

Recently taught topics

For inspiration. Add ones you’ve done!!

  1. Generalization in neural networks (Ari)
  2. Synaptic learning rules (Ari)
  3. How to science (debugging strategies etc.) (Konrad)
  4. Reinforcement learning and causal inference (Ben)
  5. DAGs and causal inference (Ben)
  6. Neuron firing dynamics and bifurcations(Ilenna)
  7. Submodular functions (Roozbeh)
  8. Recommendation systems (Rachit)

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