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The brain as a statistical machine

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  • UserProfessor Daniel Wolpert (Department of Engineering, Cambridge)
  • ClockFriday 17 November 2006, 16:45-17:15
  • HouseKaetsu Centre, New Hall.

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The Activity of Living Matter

Sensory and motor variability (noise) limits the precision with which we can sense the world and act upon it. I will review recent research that has begun to reveal computational principles by which the central nervous system reduces the sensory uncertainty and movement variability arising from this noise.

This talk is part of the Physics of Living Matter PLM6 series.

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