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“Word models” and mathematical models in neuroscience

Recently, I read a paper by Larry Abbot about the rising roleof theoretical neuroscience in¬†understanding brain function. I could readily identify with many ofthe¬†high-level observations that Larry made. I couldn’t help smiling when I read the quip about new entrants … Continue reading

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Hierarchical Bayesian inference in the visual cortex

The paper titled Hierarchical Bayesian inference in the visual cortex by Tai Sing Lee and David Mumford is already a classic. This was one of the first papers that really got me into thinking of brain from a Hierarchical Bayesian … Continue reading

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