Introduction to Computational Neuroscience - practice 1

Klipi teostus: Ahti Saar 11.09.2018 742 vaatamist Arvutiteadus


Purpose of this course is to familiarize students without biological background with the field of neuroscience and study how mathematics and computer science are used to solve questions arising in this field. The following topics will be covered during the course:

  • Basic organization of the brain and nervous system
  • Approaches to explore the brain
  • Data analysis
  • Single neuron models
  • Network models
  • Learning and plasticity
  • Memory
  • Cognitive functions

In the practice sessions we are going to

  • Try out concepts discussed on the lectures.
  • Solve exercises from the field.
  • Analyse data using Python.
  • Conduct demonstrations/experiments.