Pratt School of Engineering Seminar: Neural Cryptography

Jan 31

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January 31, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm


Dr. Konrad Kording, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Neuroscience is slowly transitioning into a data rich discipline and large data sets allow new approaches. Brain decoders use neural recordings to infer what someone is thinking, viewing, or their intended movement. The problem has always been phrased as a supervised learning problem. Here we introduce a new method for brain decoding that does not require supervised data, i.e. the knowledge of the intended movement while the neural activity is recorded....