Cognitive Computing 2007: Videos

Cognitive Computing 2007

Cognitive Computing 2007

May 2-3, 2007

The Auditorium of the Berkeley Art Museum

University of California, Berkeley

CITRIS and NERSC Sponsored Research


Videos are about 150mb each, and presentations are up to 50mb. If you have trouble viewing the videos on Mac OS, please use VLC.


Gary Baldwin, CITRIS Executive Director, Welcome


Horst Simon, NERSC Director and Associate Laboratory Director (ALD) for Computing Sciences

Opening Remarks and Activities within NERSC


Masoud Nikravesh, UC Berkeley, Cognitive Computing Chair. Welcome


Mona Y. Lee, UC Discovery Grant

Industry-University Cooperative Research Program (IUCRP)



Dharmendra S. Modha, IBM Almaden Research Center

Towards Engineering the Mind by Reverse Engineering the Brain


Ed Callaway, Salk Institute

Towards an Understanding of Cortical Function: Problems and Solutions


Michael Arbib, USC

From Cognitive Neuroscience to Computing Architectures



SPECIAL LECTURE: Nobelist Donald Glaser, UC Berkeley

The Brain might Optimize Visual Acuity using Cortical Noise via Stochastic Resonance/Sampling


Almut Schüz, Max-Planck-Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Bridging the Gap between Cortical Structure and Cortical Function


James Anderson, Brown University

The Ersatz Brain Project


Shankar Sastry, CITRIS Director

Opening Remarks and Activities within CITRIS



Robert Hecht-Nielsen, UC San Diego

Understanding Speech


Edgar Koerner, President, Honda Research Institute Europe GmbH

Intelligence for the Humanoid Robot ASIMO: A Synthetic Approach to Understanding Principles of Processing in the Brain


Brian A. Wandell, Stanford

The Human Visual Pathways: Maps, Plasticity, and Reading


Roger Shepard, Professor Emeritus, Stanford

Principles of Cognition as Adaptations to the World


Panel: VC's, Entrepreneurs, and Innovators: The Future of Cognitive Computing


Moderator: Jerome Swartz, The Swartz Foundation for Computational Neuroscience



Tony Bell, Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, UC Berkeley



Jose M. Carmena, EECS and Cognitive Sciences, UC Berkeley



Dileep George, Numenta


Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director of Draper Fisher Jurvetson



Paul Rhodes, Stanford & Evolved Machines, Inc.



Lloyd Watts, Audience, Inc.



Masoud Nikravesh, UC Berkeley, Closing Remarks