International workshop on theoretical and experimental approaches to the neural mind – A tribute to Satohiro Tajima –

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International workshop on theoretical and experimental approaches to the neural mind – A tribute to Satohiro Tajima -

Date: Jul 24, 2018 (Tuesday)
Venue: RIKEN Center for Brain Science (Wako-shi, Japan), CBS Central Bldg. 1F Seminar Room
http://www.riken.jp/en/access/wako-map/

Local host: Taro Toyoizumi (RIKEN CBS)
Other organizers: Masataka Watanabe (Max Planck Institute), Hiromasa Takemura (CiNet, NICT)

Schedule:

13:30 – 13:35 Opening remark (Taro Toyoizumi)

Session # 1 (Chair: Taro Toyoizumi)
13:35 – 14:05 Hiromasa Takemura (Center for Information and Neural Networks, NICT, Japan) “Visual white matter tracts and dynamics of neural responses”
14:05 – 14:35 Masataka Watanabe (The University of Tokyo, Japan; Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany) “Consciousness as a Neural Algorithm: Implementation of the Virtual Reality Metaphor of Consciousness with Multi-layer Nonlinear Generative Models”

coffee break (20 mins)

Session #2 (Chair: Hiromasa Takemura)
14:55 – 15:25 Gouki Okazawa (New York University, USA) “Texture study with Tajima-san”
15:25 – 15:55 Shin’ya Nishida (NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Japan) “Saliency-Based Color Accessibility”

coffee break (20 mins)

Session #3 (Chair: Masataka Watanabe)
16:15- 16:45 Taro Toyoizumi (RIKEN CBS, Japan) “Embedding and Predicting Neural Dynamics”
16:45 – 17:15 Alexandre Pouget (University of Geneva, Switzerland) “The Agony of Choice: Optimal Policies for Value-based Decision Making”

17:15 – 17:20 Closing remark (Masataka Watanabe)