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Ponencias en congresos:
Hippocampal Categories: : a mathematical foundation for navigation and memory
Año:2010
Áreas de investigación
  • Ciencias biológicas,
  • Automática
Datos
Descripción
It goes without saying that in science, experiments are essential; hypothesis need to be contrasted against empirical results, in order to build scientific theories. In a system of overwhelming complexity like the brain, it is very likely that hidden variables, unknown by the experimentalist are interacting with those few elements of which the values are expected and can be validated or rejected in the laboratory. Thus, at the end of the day, the experimentalist is refuting or validating models that are somehow prisoner of the lack of knowledge about the structure of the system. The global picture is missing, the key is to reveal the structure which must be found not in the objects, but in the relationships between the ob- jects -morphisms. How components at the same level interact (objects in the category of neurons) and how superior levels constrain those levels below and emerge from those above is tackled here with a mathematical outlook. The mathematical theory of categories is proposed as a valid foundational framework for modeling in brain sciences.
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
Brain-inspired Cognitive Systems 2010
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Madrid
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
978-84-614-1870-1
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
14/07/2010
Fecha fin congreso
16/07/2010
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1
Hasta la página
20
Título de las actas
Froms Brains to Systems. Brain-inspired Cognitive Systems 2010
Esta actividad pertenece a memorias de investigación
Participantes
  • Autor: Ricardo Sanz Bravo (UPM)
  • Autor: Jaime Gómez Ramírez (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Laboratorio de Sistemas Autónomos
  • Departamento: Automática, Ingeniería Electrónica e Informática Industrial
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de Automática y Robótica (CAR). Centro Mixto UPM-CSIC
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