ITS Symposium

Toward the physics of complex behaviors

Fri, Oct 11, 2019, 9:30 am

Animal navigation in uncertain environments
Agnese Seminara, Université Côte d’Azur

Quantitative windows into the minds of dolphins
Marcelo Magnasco, Rockefeller University

How birds sing: Taking precise data, making precise theories.
Samuel Sober and...

Searching for simpler models

Fri, Nov 15, 2019, 9:30 am

Neural network pruning and the lottery ticket hypothesis
Jonathan Frankle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

No equations, no variables, no parameters
Yannis Kevrekidis, Johns Hopkins University

Sloppy models and approximation theory
Katherine Quinn, The...

Adaptation

Fri, Dec 6, 2019, 9:30 am

Adaptation and Bayesian forecasting in biological systems
Thierry Mora, École Normale Supérieure and Princeton University

Neural adaptation: Theory, models, and mechanism
Adrienne Fairhall, University of Washington

Adaptation and behavioral feedback in chemical...