Author: fzenke

Talk at “Event-based Asynchronous Neuro-Cognitive Control” Symposium in Amsterdam

On Wednesday August 28th 2019 I am luck to be able to give a talk at the “Event-based Asynchronous Neuro-Cognitive Control” Symposium in Amsterdam which is kindly organized by Sander Bohte, Aditya Gilra, Qinghai Guo, and J. Camilo Vasquez Tieck.

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Talk at “Functional network dynamics: Recent mathematical perspectives” workshop CNS 2019, Barcelona

Thanks to the organizers for inviting me to the “Functional network dynamics: Recent mathematical perspectives” workshop at CNS this year. I am very much looking forward to our discussions. Update: Apologies again that my slides were cut off during

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Talk at “Neuroscience meets Deep Learning” Symposium at EPF Lausanne

I am stoked for the EPFL Neurosymposium “Neuroscience meets Deep Learning” next week. July 8th to July 9th 2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland  I will talk about: “Credit assignment in space and time — Training spiking neural networks with surrogate

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My lab’s website is online! Moreover, I am looking for PhD students. If you are interested apply for the May 1st 2019 deadline.

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Tutorial on surrogate gradient learning in spiking networks online

Please try this at home! I just put up a beta version of a tutorial showing how to train spiking neural networks with surrogate gradients using PyTorch: Emre, Hesham, and myself are planning to release a more comprehensive collection

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Auryn 0.8.2 released

I am happy to announce a long overdue maintenance release of Auryn v0.8.2m with plenty of fixes and improvements. Most notable improvement are the added support for non x86 architectures such as Arm and PowerPC. Special thanks to Ankur Sinha

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Cosyne 2019 — Talks & poster resources

I am eagerly anticipating fun discussions at Cosyne 2019. We have a poster at the main meeting and I will give two talks at the workshops. If biological learning and spiking neural networks tickle your fancy, come along. I will

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Computational neuroscience at the FMI (now hiring)

I am very excited to start my research group at the FMI in Basel, Switzerland in June 2019. My group will conduct research on learning and memory at the intersection of computational neuroscience and machine learning. The lab will be

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Bernstein Satellite Workshop on “Emergent function in non-random neural networks”

Mark the dates September 25th-26th for our Bernstein Satellite Workshop on “Networks which do stuff” which Guillaume Hennequin, Tim Vogels and myself are organizing this year at the Bernstein meeting in Berlin. Abstract Computation in the brain occurs through complex

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Talk at MPI Göttingen on June 28th

Thrilled to share the latest results on learning in multi-layer spiking networks using biologically plausible surrogate gradients at the “Third workshop on advanced methods in theoretical neuroscience” at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany. Thanks to

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