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INI Professor Giacomo Indiveri has received an ERC Consolidator Grant [17.11.2016]

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22nd International Workshop on Cellular Automata and Discrete Complex Systems (AUTOMATA 2016) [07.06.2016]

Organised by the Institute of Neuroinformatics, AUTOMATA 2016 will be hosted at the University of Zurich, June 15-17, 2016. The AUTOMATA conference series is concerned with research on all fundamental aspects of cellular automata and related discrete complex systems.

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Roboteens @ INI [19.04.2016]

Introduction to programming and robotics for girls (age 12-14).

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NCCR Robotics Interview "Guess Who" with Prof. Tobi Delbrück [12.05.2015]

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CapoCaccia workshop 2015 [01.02.2015]

Members of the Institute of Neuroinformatics organize, since 2007, a yearly workshop in Sardinia, Italy on Cognitive Neuromorphic Engineering. The goals of this workshop are to promote research and education in neuroscience, neuromorphic engineering, cognitive sciences, machine learning and robotics; to discuss about the open problems in these fields; and to attempt to find routes to their resolution.

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Prof. R. Douglas gives graduation speech at the University of Cape Town [16.12.2014]

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Memristive Devices and Neuromorphic Applications Workshop 2014 was a complete success [15.12.2014]

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INI Prof. R. Hahnloser organizes a Birdsong symposium [23.10.2014]

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IEEE Swiss CAS/ED Workshop 2014 on Memristive Devices and Neuromorphic Applications [28.09.2014]

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20th Anniversary of the Telluride Neuromorphic Cognition Engineering Workshop [20.09.2014]

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INI contributes to IBM largest spiking neural network [27.08.2014]

IBM's TrueNorth announcement of the largest spiking neural network IC signals a major advance in the developing field of physical neural computation. INI has been involved with IBM’s team as a subcontractor...

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INI Prof. MC. Hepp-Reymond co-organizes the Monte Verità CSF Conference : "Hand, brain , and technology" [25.08.2014]

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INI paper makes the cover of the July 2014 issue of Cerebral Cortex. [13.06.2014]

A figure of a paper by R. Bauer and al. (2014) has been selected as cover for the July 2014 issue of Cerebral Cortex.

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INI has major presence at ISCAS 2014 and ANEW [13.06.2014]

The International Symposium on Circuit and Systems (ISCAS) is the flagship annual conference of IEEE CASS, with typically well over 1000 participants from all areas of the world and experts in multiple disciplines and domains.

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The Capo Caccia workshop 2014 was again a big success [19.05.2014]

The 2014 Capo Caccia workshop organized by INI with about 130 participants was a big success.

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Dr. Jean-Pascal Pfister of the University of Bern will join INI as a new SNF Professor [19.05.2014]

One of the competitive SNF professorships 2014 has been awarded to Dr. J.P. Pfister, he will join INI in the near future.

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Telluride Neuromorphic Cognition Engineering Workshop - Telluride Colorado USA 2014 (Jun 29 - Jul 19) [18.05.2014]

The Telluride Neuromorphic Cognition Engineering Workshop has been co-organized by members of the institute for 20 years. This year sees the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the workshop. The goals of this workshop come from its roots in neuromorphic engineering and neuroscience; and now extend towards neuromorphic cognition.

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INI Prof. R. Stoop organizes the 2014 NOLTA Symposium [08.05.2014]

Prof. R. Stoop organizes the 2014 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and its Applications (NOLTA2014).

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INI contributes to IPSEN conference “Micro-, meso- and macro-connectomics of the brain” [06.05.2014]

Prof. K. Martin contributed to the IPSEN conference on brain connectomics that was held in Paris on May 5th, 2014.

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Leiden University visits INI [05.05.2014]

A group of 35 mathematics and computer science students from Leiden University (The Netherlands) visited INI on May 5, 2014.

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INI's research among forefront modern technologies [23.04.2014]

The MIT Technology Review has published a review of breakthrough modern technologies. Three apporaches prominently featured at INI are described, illustrating the role of INI at the forefront of modern research in neuroscience and neurotechnologies.

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INI Prof. Rodney Douglas awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Cape Town (UCT) [24.03.2014]

Prof. Rodney Douglas has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Cape town, of which he is an alumnus.

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INI opens its doors to school classes [01.02.2014]

Since January 2014, INI is collaborating with the Life Science Zurich Learning Zurich to allow school students to gain insight into a research institute. Several dozens students ranging from age 10 to 19 have already visited the institute and many more visits are already planned for the coming months.

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INI alumnus receives NAS Troland award [16.01.2014]

Ueli Rutishauser, an INI alumnus, has received one of the Troland awards in 2014.

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Prof. T. Delbrück named IEEE Fellow [04.12.2013]

Congratulations to INI Prof. Tobi Delbrück who has been elevated to IEEE Fellow. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). Being elevated to Fellow is IEEE's highest honor. It has been awarded to Prof. Delbrück for his contributions to neuromorphic visual sensors and processing.

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