CS786: Computational cognitive science (Winter 2019)

Course timings 8-9 TThF in RM101

Office hours 1500-1700 F in KD303. (Email me if my office is locked during that time. I'm probably close by.)

TAs: Homanga (homangab), Priti (pritig), Abhishek (abhiavk), Akshay (akshays), Anusha (anusha), Rujuta (rujuta), Neeraj (neerajku) and Rahul (rsharma)

Lecture date Topics covered Materials
Jan 8 Introduction, course logistics, associativity Slides
Jan 10 Artificial neurons Slides
Jan 13 Biological neurons Slides
Jan 15 Neurotransmitters Slides, Video 1, Video 2
Jan 17 MDPs Slides
Jan 18 Reinforcement learning Slides
Jan 22 Q-learning, SARSA Slides
Jan 24 RL in the brain Slides
Jan 25 World models Slides
Jan 29 Quiz 1 Quiz , Solved
Jan 31 Function approximation Slides
Feb 5 Principles of perception Slides
Feb 7 Signal detection theory Slides
Feb 8 The physics of human vision Slides
Feb 12 Human vision: function Slides
Feb 14 Bayesian vision Slides
Feb 15 Perceptual learning Slides
Feb 20 Sound perception - I Slides
Feb 20 Sound perception - II Slides
Feb 26 From sound to hearing Slides
Feb 28 Quiz 2 Quiz
Mar 1 ad libitum -
Mar 5 Representations Slides
Mar 7 Categorization Slides
Mar 12 Categorization (contd.) Slides
Mar 14 Rational models of categorization Slides
Mar 15 Dirichlet process mixture models Slides
Mar 26 Semantic similarity Slides
Mar 28 Really learning concepts Slides
Mar 29 Quiz 3 Quiz , Solved
Mar 30 Memory - I Slides
Mar 30 Memory - II Slides
Apr 2 Memory - III Slides
Apr 4 Models of memory Slides
Apr 5 Models of memory (contd.) Slides
Apr 16 Neurobiology of memory Slides
Apr 18 Neurobiology of memory (contd.) Slides
Apr 23 Quiz 4 Quiz

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