Winter 2022 STAT 42610

Course: STAT 42610=CAAM 42610, CPNS 32610

Title: Theories of Cortical Circuit Dynamics and Computation

Instructor(s): Brent Doiron

Teaching Assistant(s): TBA

Class Schedule: Sec 1: TR 3:30 PM-4:50 PM in TBA

Textbook(s): TBA

Description: This course will present mathematical frameworks for the construction and analysis of contemporary models of cortical circuits.  Topics will include: models of neuronal spiking and synaptic dynamics, balanced networks, mean field theory of cortical networks, diffusion approximation and linear response in stochastically forced neuronal networks, models of decision making and working memory, information flow in cortical networks.