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NEUROCHEM Workshop on Biologically Inspired Computation for Chemical Sensing: Barcelona, Spain, March 9-11, 2011

March 9, 2011 @ 00:00 March 11, 2011 @ 23:59 CET

Barcelona, Spain,  March 9-11, 2011

Organized by the University of Barcelona (UB)  and the Institute for BioEngineering of Catalonia (IBEC).

The main goal of this workshop is to raise awareness of the ability of bioinspired signal processing methods to target real-world problems.

The focus of the workshop will be on signal processing techniques inspired on the olfactory system and on the computational models of the biological olfactory pathway.

Important dates:

Abstract submission deadlineJanuary 31, 2011
Notification of acceptanceFebruary 28, 2011

Invited Speakers

  • Title to be confirmed
    Paul Rhodes (Evolved Machines)
  • Title to be confirmed
    JC Principe (University of Florida)
  • Olfactory systems theory: three biomimetic algorithms for effective chemosensation
    Thom Cleland (Cornell University)
  • Neural networks for odor coding in the insect brain: from synapse to behavior
    Giovanni Galizia (University of Konstanz)
  • Ratio Coding and Dynamic Range: Lessons from the Moth Pheromone System
    Thomas Nowotny (University of Sussex)
  • Olfaction in fruit fly larvae: smelling the world with a handful of odorant receptors
    Mathieu Louis (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
  • Title to be confirmed
    Corrado Di Natale (University of Rome)
  • Title to be confirmed
    Josep Samitier (University of Barcelona – Institute for BioEngineering of Catalonia)
  • Active Flow Generation to Manipulate Chemical Signal Reception
    Hiroshi Ishida (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)

Poster / Oral session for participants:

Submit a 300 words abstracts by January 31, 2011

Barcelona, Spain