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Contacts

Dean — Ivan Arzhantsev

 

First Deputy Dean — Tamara Voznesenskaya

 

Deputy Dean for Research and International Relations — Sergei Obiedkov

 

Deputy Dean for Development, Finance and Administration — Irina Plisetskaya

Phone: +7 (495) 772-95-90 * 12332

computerscience@hse.ru

125319, Moscow, 3 Kochnovsky Proezd (near metro station 'Aeroport'). 

Colloquium

For a researcher in a diverse and quickly developing area of knowledge such as computer science, it is important to maintain a broad perspective and strive to understand what colleagues in related fields are studying. This requires a platform where specialists can meet and tell each other about their latest findings in a common language. Such a platform is the Colloquium of HSE's Faculty of Computer Science. This platform is a faculty-wide academic seminar designed for teachers and research staff, graduate and undergraduate students, as well as those who are interested in computer science.

Colloquium meetings are held on Tuesdays in the Faculty of Computer Science building at Kochnovsky Proezd, 3, lecture hall 205, 2nd floor.

NB: a somewhat more detailed web page is available in Russian here.

Registration

2018 – 2019

September 11, 18:10 – 19:30
Kochnovskii proezd, 3, room 205

Joseph MacInnes

Head of vision modelling lab / HSE

Computational cognitive neuroscience: A brief primer

Computational models in psychology and neuroscience share many algorithms with machine learning, machine vision and artificial intelligence, but the focus of the research is different. Where applied fields try to create algorithms that solve or automate a specific problem, computational modelling uses these algorithms to better understand fundamental workings of human brain and cognition. Rather than optimizing a new process, we try to simulate and understand an existing process. While computational modelling is still a growing field, there have emerged a number of contenders that perform very well in simulating various neural and cognitive processes. Diffusion models of decision making, salience models of vision and more recently deep learning models of object classification have all shown promise on their respective tasks. This talk will give an overview of a number of these models and discuss possible points of overlap with computer science and cognitive psychology.

Colloquium

Registration


Сolloquium in 2017/2018


Сolloquium in 2016/2017


Сolloquium in 2015/2016