Pathways to the 2023 IHP thematic program Random Processes in the Brain

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Presentation

Official IHP program poster; not under an open license

Pathways to the 2023 IHP thematic program Random Processes in the Brain is a preparatory process for the conference "Random Processes in the Brain: From Experimental Data to Math and Back", to be held at the Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, from February 27 to April 7, 2023. The goal of the preparatory process is to frame and pave research practices among the participants of the IHP thematic program that will eventually emerge during the actual conference in Paris.

The compass point to the preparatory process is the program proposal that was approved for the IHP program. This document –available here– states: "The scientific project focuses on two complementary aspects, one microscopic –the study of evolving systems of spiking neurons– and another macroscopic –the study of structural learning in the brain–, connected by the notion of brain plasticity. These topics are on the frontline of current research. The present proposal is part of a long term effort to provide an appropriate scientific framework combining Biology and Mathematics to address the challenging questions raised by neurobiological data and phenomena."

The thematic program and its pathways are an initiative of the group of researchers that has founded the RIDC NeuroMat project (https://neuromat.numec.prp.usp.br/). It has quickly gained the support of a wide circle of distinguished researchers, including members of the European Human Brain Project, of the NeuroMod Institut of the Université Côte d’Azur and of the American BRAIN Initiative.

Content in the Pathways to the 2023 IHP program portal includes:

Pathways to the 2023 IHP thematic program Random Processes in the Brain is supported by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the University of São Paulo (USP).

Information on the conference in 2023

The thematic program "Random Processes in the Brain" will be held at the Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, from February 27 to April 7, 2023. The organizer team is: Antonio Galves (Universidade de S.Paulo), Eva Löcherbach (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Christophe Pouzat (Université de Strasbourg and CNRS), and Claudia D. Vargas (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro). The program is divided in two main discussion sections: from March 6 to 10, structural learning by the brain; from March 27 to 31, networks of spiking neurons.

The program coordinated by the Centre Emile Borel (CEB) at IHP (Paris) and is also available online. Participation of postdocs and PhD students is strongly encouraged. Registration is free however mandatory. Scientific program and registration on: https://indico.math.cnrs.fr/event/7792/ . Deadline for financial support: August 22nd, 2022. Direct contact to the IHP program team: rbp2023@ihp.fr .

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