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  1. TAMU Library
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FAQ

The Neural Networks FAQ

Programming

  1. XPP-Aut: differential equation solver plus more.
  2. GNU Octave
  3. Matlab/Octave Wrapper
  4. Saffari's Biological Neural Networks Toolbox

On-line (Short) Courses and Presentations

  1. TAMU Graduate and Undergraduate Catalog
  2. MIT Series on Fundamentals of Brain and Mind: A Short Course on Neuroscience
  3. An Introduction to Neural Networks by Leslie Smith at Stirling, UK.
  4. Short lecture on neural networks (3hours x 3lectures) by Nici Schraudolph and Fred Cummins at IDSIA, Switzerland.
  5. Research Topics in Machine Learning by Anand Venkataraman at SRI (1999).
  6. Wide collection of useful notes by Sam Roweis at U of Toronto: PCA, EM, MDL, SVM, VC dimension, HMM, Unsupervised Learningi, etc.
  7. Neuroscience Tutorial at The Washington University School of Medicine.
  8. Andrew Moore's statistical data mining tutorial slides

Demos

  1. Neural Networks with JAVA by Jochen Froehlich.
  2. Neural Networks in vivo at LPI, Russia (JAVA applets of popular neural nets).
  3. SOM applet by Yoonsuck Choe.
  4. Bayesian Self-Organizing Map Simulation (V1.3) by Akio Utsugi.
  5. Neural Java: Neural Networks Tutorial with Java Applets by Wulfram Gerstner at EPFL, Switzerland.

Courses and Tutorials

  1. The Human Intelligenc e Enterprise, Spring 2002 (MIT Open Courseware) [Assignments]
  2. Eero Simoncelli's Mathematical Tools for Neural Science
  3. Todd Moon's Information Theory course at Utah State U.
  4. Introduction to Artificial Neural Networks by David Touretzky at CMU.
  5. Neural Networks for Computer Scientists by Wulfram Gerstner at EPFL, Switzerland.
  6. Computation Neuroscience by Dawei Dong at FAU.
  7. Collection of Neural Networks and Computational Neuroscience Courses by Sebastian Seung at MIT.
  8. Unsupervised Learning Course at Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit at Cambridge (Fall, 2000)
  9. Differential geometry and general relativity lecture notes by Stefan Waner, Department of Mathematics, Hofstra University

Textbooks

  1. Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition by Christopher M. Bishop at (then) Aston, UK (now at MS Research).
  2. Introduction to the Theory of Neural Computation by John Hertz, Anders Krogh, and Richard G. Palmer.
  3. AI: A Modern Approach by Stuart Russell and Peter Norvig at Berkeley.
  4. Machine Learning by Tom Mitchell at CMU. His course at CMU on ML

Journals

  1. Journal with extensive commentaries: good for gaining critical skills
  2. General science
  3. Neuroscience
  4. Computational Neuroscience / Neural Networks
  5. Review journals: a good place to start!
  6. Vision
  7. Other:

Conferences

  1. 2002

  2. AAAI2002: 7/28-8/1 Alberta, Canada
  3. CNS*2002: Computational Neuroscience Meeting : 7/21-7/25, Chigago, IL.
  4. Cogsci2002: Cognitive Science Society: 8/8-8/10, Fairfax, VA.
  5. International Conf. on Development and Learning (ICDL'02): 6/12-15, Cambridge, MA
  6. ARMADILLO 2002 (The Southwest Cognition Conference): 10/25-26, San Antonio, TX.
  7. Dynamical Neuroscience X: satellite symposium (11/1-11/2).
  8. GUM*02(Genesis User Meeting): 11/8-10, San Antonio, TX.
  9. NIPS 2002: 12/10-12/12, Workshops 12/13-12/14, Vancouver, Canada.
  10. Neural responses to complex stimuli (Symposium)
  11. 2003

  12. Human Brain Project Conference 2003 (NIMH): 5/12-13, Bethesda, MD.
  13. IJCNN 2003: 7/20-7/24, Portland, OR.
  14. CNS*2003: 7/5-7/9, Alicante, Spain.
  15. NIPS 2003: 12/8-13, Vancouver, Canada. (submission deadline 6/6/03).
  16. Workshop on SOM 2003: 9/11-14, Hibikino, Japan (submission deadline 6/10/03).
  17. ARMADILLO 2003 (The Southwest Cognition Conference): 10/17-10/18, Texas A&M.
  18. 5/30/03 (IEEE Trans. Neural Networks special issue on temporal codes)
  19. 9/30/03 (Neural Networks special issue on vision and brain): notification 1/31/2004.
  20. 2004

  21. Bio-ADIT 2004: Workshop on biologically inspired advanced IT (submission deadline 9/19; notification 11/3). 1/29-1/30/2004, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  22. IASTED - NCI 2004: Neural nets and Computational Intelligence. 2/23-2/25/04. Grindelwald, Switzerland (submission deadline 10/15/2003).
  23. ICRA 2004 : 11/7/03 (submission deadline). 1/15/04 (notification). 2/28/04 (camera ready). 4/26-5/1/04, New Orleans, LA.
  24. ICML 2004: 7/4-7/8/2004, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
  25. SAB'04: 7/13-17/04 (LA, CA); international conference on simulation of adaptive behavior (submission deadline 1/9/04)
  26. AAAI-04: 7/25-7/29/04, San Jose, CA (submission deadline 1/20/04).
  27. Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2004): 7/19-7/23/04, New York, NY (submission deadline 1/16/04).
  28. CNS*2004: computational neuroscience meeting, 7/18-20, 2004. Baltimore, MD. (deadline 1/19/2004).
  29. IJCNN 2004: International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 7/25-29, 2004. Budapest, Hungary. (deadline 1/31/2004).
  30. CEAS-04, The First Conference on Email and Anti-Spam, Mountain View, CA, 7/30-7/31/04. (Deadline 4/16/04).
  31. Cogsci 2004: 26th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 8/5-7, 2004. Chicago, IL. (deadline 2/11/2004).
  32. Cortical Function: A View from the Thalamus 9/12--9/14/2004 at U of Wisconsin (A discussion meeting to celebrate the research career of R. W. Guillery).
  33. Optical Imaging 2004 9/20--9/22/04. Bethesda, MD.
  34. ICDL 2004: 10/20--10/22/04, San Diego, CA (deadline 5/21).
  35. Dynamical Neuroscience XII: SfN Satellite Symposium: 10/21--10/22/04.
  36. Neuroscience 2004: 10/23--10/27/2004, San Diego, CA. (Membership deadline 4/30/2004; Electronic abstract deadline: 5/19/03). Itinerary planner
  37. Okinawa Course on Computational Neuroscience 11/9--11/19/04.
  38. CIS'04: 12/1--12/3/04, Singapore (6/30 submission deadline).
  39. NIPS 2004: 12/14--12/16/04 (6/4 12pm PDT deadline)
  40. ICRA 2005 9/15 Submission deadline; 4/18--4/22/05, Barcelona Spain.
  41. 12/31/04 (IEEE TEC special issue on Autonomous Mental Development)
  42. 2005

  43. WAM-BAMM*05 3/31--4/2, 2005. San Antonio, TX (deadline 1/15/05).
  44. GECCO 2005 6/25--6/29, 2005. Washington, DC (deadline 1/17/05).
  45. AAAI 2005 7/9--7/13, 2005. Pittsburgh, PA (deadline 3/18/05).
  46. IASTED International Conference on Computational Intelligence: 7/4--7/6, 2005, Calgary, Canada. (deadline 3/1/05).
  47. CNS*05 7/17--7/21, 2005, Madison Wisconsin (deadline 2/1/05).
  48. IJCNN 2005 7/31--8/4, 2005, Montreal, Canada (deadline 1/31/05).
  49. WSOM 2005 9/5/05--9/8/05, Paris (deadline 4/15/05).
  50. ECAL 2005 9/5--9/9, 2005. U of Kent, Canterbury, Kent (UK). Workshop: active, dynamical agents (deadline 5/20/05).
  51. ISI 2005 9/19--9/23/05. Clemson, South Carolina (deadline 3/1; notification 4/1).
  52. Dynamical Neuroscience XIII (Computational Cognitive Neuroscience I) 11/10--11/11/05. Washington D.C.
  53. Society for Neuroscience meeting 11/12--11/16/05. Washington D.C.
  54. 2006

  55. GECCO: 1/18 http://www.sigevo.org/gecco-2006/
  56. IJCNN: 1/31 http://www.wcci2006.org/
  57. AAAI: 2/21 http://www.aaai.org/Conferences/National/2006/aaai06.html
  58. Cogsci: 2/1 http://www.cogsci.rpi.edu/~rsun/cogsci2006/
  59. ICML: 1/30 http://www.autonlab.org/icml2006/home.html at CMU
  60. EU-CAP: 1/27 (ext. abst.) http://www.eu-cap.org/ in Norway, 6/22-24
  61. ICDL: 2/6 http://www.icdl06.org/papers.html at Bloomington, IN
  62. NIPS: 6/? http://nips.cc/ in Vancouver, Canada
  63. SfN 2006: 10/14-10/18/06 Georgia, Atlanta
  64. INNS Texas/MIND/UTA Conference on Goal-Directed Neural Systems: 11/3-11/4/06 Arlington, TX
  65. 2007

  66. Special issue of New Ideas in Psychology Cognitive Robotics and Theoretical Psychology: 11/15/06 (abstract), 4/16/07 (full), 6/20/07 (feedback), 10/15/07 (final draft), Early 2008 (publication).
  67. COSYNE: ?/?/? (abstract), 2/22-2/25/07 (main meeting, Salt Lake City, UT), 2/26-2/27/07 (workshops, The Canyons, UT).
  68. IJCNN: 1/31/07 (paper submission), 3/31/07 (notification), 4/30/07 (final submission), 8/12-8/17/07, Orlando, FL
  69. AAAI: 2/1/07 (tech abstract), 2/6/07 (papers), 7/22-7/26/07, Vancouver, Canada
  70. CNS: ?/?/07 (paper) 7/8-7/12/07, Toronto, Canada
  71. Cogsci: ?/?/07 (paper), 8/1-8/4/07, Nashville, TN
  72. ICML
  73. SfN
  74. ICRA: 9/15/06 (paper), 12/31/06 (notification), 1/31/07 (final paper), 4/10-4/14/07, Roma, Italy
  75. CVPR: 11/27/06 (paper reg), 12/3/06 (paper), 3/31/07 (notification), 6/17-6/22/07, Minneapolis, MN
  76. ICCV: Early April 2007 (paper reg), 4/10/07 (paper), End of June 2007 (notification), July 2007 (camera ready), 10/14-10/21/07, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  77. NIPS
  78. 2008

  79. COSYNE 2008: 2/28-3/1, 2008; WS 3/3-3/4, 2008 (due 11/30/2007), Salt Lake City, UT
  80. ISBI 2008: 5/14-17, 2008 (due 12/7/2007). Paris, France
  81. CVPR 2008: 6/24-26, 2008 (due 11/26 reg, 12/3 full). Anchorage, AL
  82. AAAI 2008: 7/13-17, 2008 (due late January?). Chicago, IL
  83. Simulation of Adaptive Behavior 2008: 7/7-13, 2008 (due 1/14/08; workshop proposals due 2/1/08) Osaka, Japan.
  84. Computational Neurosci 2008: 7/20-24, 2008 (due ?). Portland, OR
  85. Cogsci 2008: 7/23-26, 2008 (due: 2/1/2008). Washington, DC.
  86. IJCNN 2008: 6/1-6/6, 2008 (due late January, 2008?). Hong Kong
  87. ICML 2008: 7/6-7/9, 2008 (due ?). Helsinki, Finland
  88. ICPR 2008: 12/8-11, 2008 (due 4/8/2008). Tampa, FL.
  89. ICIP 2008: 10/12-15, 2008 (due ?). San Diego, CA.
  90. 2009

  91. IEEE CIMSVP 2009: 3/30-4/2/09 (due 10/31/08). Nashville, TN.
  92. CVPR 2009: 11/13 abstract due, 11/20 paper due; 6/22–6/25/09 in Miami, FL
  93. IJCNN 2009: 12/15/08 paper due; 6/14–6/19/09 in Atlanta, GA
  94. IJCAI 2009: 1/7/09 abstract due, 1/12/09 paper due; 7/11–7/17/09 in Pasadena, CA.
  95. CNS 2009: 2/09 deadline; 7/18–7/23/09 in Berlin, Germany.
  96. COSYNE 2009: 12/2/08 due; 2/26–3/3/09 in Salt Lake City, UT.
  97. ISBI 2009: 1/19/09 paper due; 6/29–7/1/09 in Boston, MA.
  98. ICDL 2009: 2/13/09 paper due; 6/5–6/7/09 in Shanghai, China.
  99. ICML 2009: 6/14–6/18/09 in Montreal, Quebec.
  100. WSOM 2009: 6/8–6/10/09 in St. Augustine, FL.
  101. 2010

  102. CNS 2010: Abstract due 2/14/10. Travel grant 5/5/10. Registration 5/15/10. 7/24/10–7/28/10 (workshop 7/29–7/30). San Antonio, TX,
  103. SAB 2010: 2/22/2010 paper due. 8/24/2010 (workshop). 8/24–8/28/2010. Paris, France.
  104. AAAI 2010: Paper registration due 1/15/10. Submission due 1/19/10. Notification 3/26/10. 7/11/10--7/15/10, Atlanta, GA.
  105. ICDL 2010: 8/18/10--8/21/10, Ann Arbor, MI.
  106. ISBI 2010: 4/14/2010--4/17/2010. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  107. WCCI 2010: 1/31/2010 submission due. 3/15/2010 notification. 7/18–7/23/2010, Barcelona, Spain.
  108. ICPR 2010: 1/25/2010 paper due. 8/23–8/26/2010, Istanbul, Turkey.
  109. IEEE EMBS Forum on Grand Challenges in Neuroengineering. 5/7–5/8/2010, Bethesda, MD.
  110. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION * AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH * EUROPEAN SCIENCE FOUNDATION - Joint US-European Workshop: 5/23–5/26/2010. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  111. 2011

  112. CNS*2011, 7/23-7/28/11, Stockholm, Sweden. 2/14/11 abstract due (11pm PST). 4/15/11 acceptance.
  113. AAAI 2011, 8/7-8/11/11, San Francisco, CA. 2/3/11 abstract due, 2/8/11 paper due, 3/30-4/1/11 rebuttal due, 4/15/11 notification, 5/3/11 camera ready due.
  114. IJCNN 2011, 7/31-8/5/2011, San Jose, CA. 2/1/11 paper due. 4/1/2011 notification. 5/1/2011 final.
  115. ICML 2011, 6/28-7/2/11, Bellevue, WA. 2/1/11 paper due. 3/25-3/30/11 feedback. 4/19/11 notification.
  116. NIPS 2011. 12/13-12/17/11, Granada, Spain.
  117. Cogsci 2011, Boston, MA. 7/20-7/23/11. 2/1/11 paper due. 4/1/11 notification. 5/1/11 photo ready.
  118. GECCO 2011, 7/12-7/16/11, Dublin, Ireland. 2/9/11 paper due. 3/23/11 notification. 4/18/11 camera ready.
  119. Vision conferences: http://iris.usc.edu/Information/Iris-Conferences.html

Funding Agencies

  1. grants.gov
  2. McDonnell Foundation: 3/7/05.
  3. Columbia U: Funding resources
  4. Grant Doctor (a column in Science's NextWave).
  5. W. M. Keck Foundation
  6. TAMU Dean of Faculties: with some useful information.
  7. NSF GPG
  8. NSF Grant Policy Manual
  9. NSF Cost Sharing Policy (10/2004)
  10. NSF Budget 2004
  11. NSF Fastlane Award Search
  12. NIH PHS 398 Grant Application Guide and Forms: (PDF download)
  13. NIH R21 grant info: 15 page limit
  14. Texas Higher Edu. Coord. Board: ARP/ATP
  15. NSF CAREER (Deadlines: CISE 7/20/04, ENG 7/21/04, SBE 7/22/04)
  16. NSF CAREER contacts;
  17. NIH
  18. NIH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science: BN-T: Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience (Glanzman): February 1, June 1, October 1
  19. NSF Special Programs
  20. NSF Directorates
  21. Deadlines

AI, Cognitive Science, Vision, Philosophy, and Art

  1. Artificial Intelligence
  2. Cognitive Science
  3. Vision
  4. Philosophy of Mind
  5. Analogy and Metaphor
  6. Animal Cognition
  7. Liberal Arts
  8. Other

Neuroscience

Computational
  1. Jim Perlewitz's Computational Neuroscience Resource Collection
  2. DeLiang (Leon) Wang: perception and neurodynamics (at Ohio State U)
  3. Eugene M. Izhikevich: Canonical model of neuron dynamics (at NSI).
  4. David Touretzky at CMU.
  5. Neural Networks for Computer Scientists by Wulfram Gerstner at EPFL, Switzerland.
  6. Computation Neuroscience by Dawei Dong at FAU.
  7. Collection of Neural Networks and Computational Neuroscience Courses by Sebastian Seung at MIT.
  8. Unsupervised Learning Course at Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit at Cambridge (Fall, 2000)
Experimental
  1. MIT Series on Fundamentals of Brain and Mind: A Short Course on Neuroscience
  2. Neuroscience @ NIH
  3. NIH Seminar Series: videocast of NIH seminars in Realplayer format.
  4. Neuroscience Tutorial at The Washington University School of Medicine.
  5. Neuroscience at TAMU: Louise C. Abbott, Frye, Grau, Griffith.
  6. Maunsell Lab at Baylor College of Medicine: attention in visual system.
  7. McCormick Lab at Yale Medical School: modulatory role of thalamus.
  8. Destexhe Lab at CNRS, France: computational models of thalamus.
  9. Huguenard Lab at Stanford: thalamocortical synchrony and epilepsy.
  10. dLGN info FAQ: nice summary of known facts about the lateral geniculate nucleus.
  11. TMS resource page by Risto Ilmoniemi
  12. TMS Resources by Matthew Kirkcaldie
  13. Institute of Neuromorphic Engineering

Other

  1. The Word Detective
  2. The Craft of Research, by Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams.
  3. Lessons in Electric Circuits
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