Sunday, April 27, 2014

How far does top-down travel? V1?

Murray et al., The representation of perceived angular size in human primary visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience 2012

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Context Strikes Back

Kverga 2011, Early onset of neural synchronization in the contextual associations network.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Scenes - Objects [Navigation]

    Janzen, Selective Neural Representation of Objects Relevant for Navigation, 2004

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Scenes: Structure + Content

Kravitz, Real-World Scene Representations in High-Level Visual Cortex: It’s the Spaces More Than the Places, 2011

Saturday, March 22, 2014


Rust et al., Selectivity and Tolerance (“Invariance”) Both Increase as Visual Information Propagates from Cortical Area V4 to IT. Neuroscience 2010.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Categories vs. Exemplars

[KoustaalPerceptual specificity in visual object priming: functional magnetic resonance imaging evidence for a laterality difference in fusiform cortex,Neuropsychologia 2001.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Next Reading --

DiCarlo] Shape Similarity, Better than Semantic Membership, Accounts for the Structure of Visual Object Representations in a Population of Monkey Infero-temporal Neurons, Computational Biology 2013

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

March 3 Reading

  [Mahon] Action-Related Properties Shape Object Representations in the Ventral Stream, Neuron 2007.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Feb 26 Read

This week we will read:
[Mitchell] Palatucci et al., Zero-Shot Learning with Semantic Output Codes, NIPS 2012

Monday, February 17, 2014

First Read, Feb 19

[Gallant]     Huth et al., A Continuous Semantic Space Describes
 the Representation of Thousands of Object and Action Categories across the Human Brain, Neuron 2012

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Let the fun begin!!

Once the semester gets going, there will be a post here for every assigned reading, and your job will be to comment and have a discussion.  For a preview of what we'll be talking about, visit our course website.