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UW Online Class: Computational Neuroscience

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  • There is a free online class in Computational Neuroscience at UW that starts in April:

    This course provides an introduction to basic computational methods for understanding what nervous systems do and for determining how they function. We will explore the computational principles governing various aspects of vision, sensory-motor control, learning, and memory. Specific topics that will be covered include representation of information by spiking neurons, processing of information in neural networks, and algorithms for adaptation and learning. We will make use of Matlab demonstrations and exercises to gain a deeper understanding of concepts and methods introduced in the course. The course is primarily aimed at third- or fourth-year undergraduates and beginning graduate students, as well as professionals and distance learners interested in learning how the brain processes information.

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  • Nass

    FYI: the next 'running' starts next week, Sept 26 - Nov 27.

    1 · September 19, 2016

  • Dylan O.

    Coursera is an excellent source, I haven't had a class on there I found boring or not useful. I'd highly suggest it.

    September 2, 2015

  • A former member
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    Exercise that brain

    January 12, 2014

  • Marilyn

    This will be a welcome refresher for me.

    August 7, 2013

  • robin


    May 27, 2013

  • Maureen R.

    Tell me where and when! I'm in!

    May 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is this in progress already?

    May 4, 2013

  • Becca S

    Is anyone in the current April start Coursera Class?

    April 25, 2013

    • Becca S

      Hi Paul, Nice to meet you, I'll look for you on Coursera also :)

      1 · April 26, 2013

    • Jack O.

      I'm taking it as well but I'm worried I might fall behind the class schedule due to other commitments. Definitely plan on going through all the material though, and would love to have some discussion!

      1 · April 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What Caroline T said.

    March 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds fascinating - just hope I can keep up. :)

    February 20, 2013

  • Jack O.

    Sounds like a lot of fun! If I can free the time up I'll definitely participate.

    February 18, 2013

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