DD3433 Systemnivåteorier för hjärnfunktion 3,0 hp

Systems Level Theories of Brain Function

  • Utbildningsnivå

    Forskarnivå
  • Huvudområde

  • Betygsskala

    P, F

Det finns inget planerat kurstillfälle.

Lärandemål

The course will give the students an overall view of contemporary theories of brain function and how these theories are grounded in the knowledge about the function of neurons and synapses as well as plasticity and computational models thereof.

Kursens huvudsakliga innehåll

This course examines relevant principles of how the brain works and attempts to link them to the neural and synaptic level and to computational neural network models. Particular emphasis will be placed on understanding processes of learning, memory, and decision making. The course is organized in the form of seminars (about 15 x 1 h) where seminal papers or books in the field are presented and discussed by participants.

Behörighet

Litteratur

During 2012 the book “The Noisy Brain” by Rolls and Deco was used as course literature.

Examination

  • EXA1 - Examination, 3,0, betygsskala: P, F

Krav för slutbetyg

The student is required to prepare and take active part in a minimum of 75% of the seminars and present and lead at least one of them.

Ges av

EECS/Beräkningsvetenskap och beräkningsteknik

Kontaktperson

Anders Lansner, e-post: ala@kth.se

Examinator

Anders Lansner <ala@kth.se>

Versionsinformation

Kursplan gäller från och med HT2012.
Examinationsinformation gäller från och med VT2019.