Dynamical Systems and Brain Inspired Computing - Program

Dynamical Systems and Brain Inspired Computing

Dates: 31 May – 2 June 2017

 

Location :

ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles) - Campus Plaine - Bld de la Plaine - 1050 Brussels
(Building N.O. – 5th Level – Salle Solvay)

 

Program

 

31 May 2017

 

9 :20-9 :30      S. Massar : Welcome address

9 :30-10 :10    H. Jaeger (Invited Speaker): A high-speed tutorial on reservoir computing and even more

10:10-10 :50   I. Fischer (Invited Speaker): Ultra-fast Reservoir Computing with Semiconductor Lasers: Concept, Conditions and Applications

Coffee break

11 :30-12 :00 A. Baumbach (Invited Speakers): Training a Deep Spiking Network on the BrainScaleS Wafer-Scale System

Lunch

14 :00-14 :40  M. Riou (Invited Speaker): Nanodevices and Brain Inspired Computing

14 :40-15 :20 Raul Vicente (Invited Speaker): Comparing visual processing in biological and artificial networks: what can deep learning tell us about human perception?

Coffee break

15 :50-16 :30 Damien Querlioz (Invited Speaker): Exploiting the Intrinsic Timescales of Nanoelectronic Devices  for Unconventional Computing

Break

17:00-18:30 Poster session

 

1 June 2017

 

9 :30-10 :10    Wolf Singer (Invited Speaker): Does the brain exploit the high dimensional dynamic space provided by recurrent networks for computation?

10:10-10 :50   J. Sylvestre (Invited Speaker): Mechanical Computation

Coffee break

11 :20-12 :00  David Wolpert (Invited Speaker): TBA

12 :00-12 :30  Piotr Antonik (Contributed Talk): Photonic reservoir computer with output feedback for periodic pattern generation and chaotic system emulation

Lunch

14 :00-14 :40  Discussion and Round Table

14 :40-15 :20 Antonio Politi (Invited Speaker): Stable chaos: a possible framework for neural computation

Coffee break

15 :50-16 :30 K. Teuscher (Invited Speaker): Intrinsic Computation: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Break

19:30-22:00 Conference dinner.

Restaurant Les Filles http://www.lesfillesplaisirsculinaires.be/

Rue du Vieux Marché aux Grains 46, 1000 Bruxelles

 

2 June 2017

 

9 :30-10 :10 M. Freiberger (Contributed Talk) Passive integrated photonics reservoir computing with on-chip readout for telecommunication applications

10:10-10 :50   D. Brunner (Invited Speaker): Neuromorphic Computing using networks of quantum dot emitters

Coffee break

11 :20-12 :00  T. Van Vaerenbergh (Invited Speaker): Amorphous Silicon Nanophotonic Circuits for All-Optical Logic

12 :00-12 :30  Philippe Talatchian (Contributed Talk) Pattern Recognition with a Network of Coupled Spintronic Nano-Oscillators

12:30-12:40 S. Massar : Concluding Remarks

Lunch