BIONB 3300

BIONB 3300

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2024-2025.

Covers the basic ideas and techniques involved in computational neuroscience. Surveys diverse topics, including neural dynamics of small networks of cells, neural coding, learning in neural networks and in brain structures, memory models of the hippocampus, sensory coding, and others.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (BIO-AS, SDS-AS)

Comments Lab will provide additional computer simulation exercises. Offered in even-numbered years only.

Outcomes
  • Basic understanding of current theories of brain function.
  • How to construct representations from tuning curves.
  • Plasticity and how it relates to memory.
  • Models of human memory.

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Syllabi:
  • 17976 BIONB 3300   LEC 001

    • MW Corson-Mudd A106
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Linster, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or permission of instructor.

Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: BIONB 3300BME 3300COGST 3300PSYCH 3300

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17977 BIONB 3300   LEC 002

    • MW Corson-Mudd A106
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Linster, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or permission of instructor

  • 17978 BIONB 3300   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Linster, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person