Mathematics of the Brain Colloquium with Jack Cowan

Tuesday, October 21st, 9:30 – 16:00
Room: Salle 2
Collège de France, 11, Place Marcelin Berthelot, 75005 Paris
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Mathematics and modelling have now acquired a central place in the understanding of the brain. In the occasion of Jack Cowan’s visit, the colloquium will present a panorama of new findings in mathematical neuroscience.

Programm: 

9:40 – 9:50: Introduction
9:50 – 10:40 – A. Destexhe (CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette)
         Characterization of Network States From Multi-electrode Recordings in Human and Monkey
10:40 – 11:30 – A. Romagnoni (CIRB, Collège de France, Paris):
         The Pinwheel-Dipole Topology of V1: Exhaustivity, Parsimony and Balanced Detection
11:30 – 12:30 – J. Cowan (U. Chicago):
         Recent Progress on Stochastic Wilson-Cowan Equations

12:30 – 14:00 – Lunch

14:00 – 14:50 – G. Faye (EHESS, Paris):
         Spatiotemporal Dynamics of the Wilson-Cowan neural field equations
14:50 – 15:40 – Ph. Robert (Inria Paris Rocquencourt):
         Dynamics of large-scale spiking neural networks