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Article: Synaptic patterning and the timescales of cortical dynamics

Renato Duarte and I wrote a review article for Current Opinion in Neurobiology which just appeared! Synaptic patterning and the timescales of cortical dynamics. Volume 43, April 2017, Pages…

Article: Deep Artificial Composer (Deep LSTM)

We (Florian Colombo and I) just published a second paper on learning of melodies with deep LSTMs! Deep Artificial Composer : A Creative Neural Network Model for Automated…

Article: Mapping the function of neuronal ion channels in model and experiment

After nearly three years, it’s finally out! https://elifesciences.org/content/6/e22152 Ion channel models are the building blocks of computational neuron models. Their biological fidelity is therefore crucial for the interpretation of…

Neuronal Dynamics: Python Exercises 0.2.0

Updated python exercises accompanying the book Neuronal Dynamics by Wulfram Gerstner, Werner M. Kistler, Richard Naud and Liam Paninski. http://neuronaldynamics-exercises.readthedocs.io https://github.com/EPFL-LCN/neuronaldynamics-exercises This version benefited mainly from the contributions…

Preprint: Multi-contact synapses for stable networks: a spike-timing dependent model of dendritic spine plasticity and turnover

https://arxiv.org/abs/1609.05730 Excitatory synaptic connections in the adult neocortex consist of multiple synaptic contacts, almost exclusively formed on dendritic spines. Changes of dendritic spine shape and volume, a correlate…

CatCave9: “Winner” merch design

Article: Algorithmic Composition of Melodies with Deep Recurrent Neural Networks

https://arxiv.org/abs/1606.07251 Published in the Proceedings of 1st Conference on Computer Simulation of Musical Creativity . A big challenge in algorithmic composition is to devise a model that is both easily…

Preprint: ICGenealogy: Mapping the function of neuronal ion channels in model and experiment

Find the preprint on http://biorxiv.org Ion channel models are the building blocks of computational neuron models. Their biological fidelity is therefore crucial for the interpretability of simulations. However,…

CatCave9: Science Monologue & Longform

Nichola Plowman (https://scholar.google.co.uk/citation…) in the CatCave9 science guest spot in CC9E03 on March 17, 2016 @ Cinema Oblo, Lausanne. Edited by: Alex Seeholzer  

Short film: Fed Up (2016)

A generalizable model of spike-timing dependent plasticity for the Neural Simulation Tool (NEST)

https://github.com/zifeo/nest-stdpmodule This is a bachelor semester project carried out at the Laboratory of Computational Neuroscience from Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne. It was supervised by Alex Seeholzer…

ICGenealogy: Instructional video

Instructional video for https://icg.neurotheory.ox.ac.uk. Editing and screen recording: Alex Seeholzer Writing: Alex Seeholzer, William Podlaski Voice-over: GavinVoice (Fiverr)

Neuronal dynamics: website and online book

Static website and conversion of the Neuroscience Textbook Neuronal Dynamics by Wulfram Gerstner, Werner M. Kistler, Richard Naud and Liam Paninski. http://neuronaldynamics.epfl.ch

Short film: Handmade (2015)

ICGenealogy: web application

Web application at https://icg.neurotheory.ox.ac.uk, built on linux, mysql, nginx, Python, uwsgi and Django. The D3js based javascript graphical viewer was developed in tight collaboration with phyramid.com. The backend runs analyses in NEURON, through a task-queue implemented…

Weird SQLalchemy import bug: update ipython

After migrating to SQLalchemy 0.9.8 (python 2.7.6) I had an hour of bugfixing fun: Running this little test script below in ipython 1.2.1 with autoreload magic on, I…