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We are in Brain Awareness  Week News:

"Using technology to unlock the brain's mysteries"


Our paper,  "Emergence of Visual Center-Periphery Spatial Organization in Deep Convolutional Neural Networks" is published in the Journal of Scientific Reports, March 2020

Our abstracts are accepted for presentation in Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) 2020; Nicky and Haider will be presenting their posters in June in Montreal

Andrew receives NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award to continue his research with us over summer, Feb. 2020

Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Feb. 14, 2020

Yalda is invited to give a talk at Vector Institute.

NeurIPS 2019, Dec. 8-14, 2019

Our paper is accepted for presentation in Shared Visual Representations in Human & Machine Intelligence Workshop.

Western Brainhack, Nov. 13-15, 2019

Yalda is presenting a tutorial on EEG data analysis methods

Haider is presenting a practical tutorial on using Tensorflow for developing deep neural network models

Nicky joined a brainhack project team to work on computational models of vision

Panel Discussion on The Future of Artificial Intelligence, Oct. 29, 2019 

Yalda is invited as a panelist for IEEE WIE panel discussion night on AI.


We are now affiliated with Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Oct. 16, 2019

Mohsenzadeh Lab attended RSA retreat, Oct. 4-6, 2019

Amirkabir AI Symposium, July 23-25, 2019

Yalda is an invited speaker at AAISS 2019.

The Algonauts Project, July 19-20, 2019

Our first challenge and workshop, Explaining the Human Visual Brain, will focus on building computer vision models that simulate how the brain sees and recognizes objects, a topic that has long fascinated neuroscientists and computer scientists. 

 Vision Sciences Society May 17-22, 2019

Two talks and three poster presentations at VSS 2019:

(26.312) Neural Dynamics of Category Representations Across Space and Time in the Ventral Visual Cortex

Y. Mohsenzadeh, C. Mullin, B. Lahner, A. Oliva 

(Session: Object Recognition: Categories, models, neural mechanisms - 2:45PM Sat May 18 - Poster Presentation)

(26.315) A cognitively-aligned representational space for DNNs

K. Ramakrishnan, Y. Mohsenzadeh, M. Monfort, A. Oliva 

(Session: Object Recognition: Categories, models, neural mechanisms - 2:45PM Sat May 18 - Poster Presentation)

(31.26) A neural correlate of image memorability in inferotemporal cortex

V. Mehrpour, Y. Mohsenzadeh, A. Jaegle, T. Meyer, A. Oliva, N. C. Rust 

(Session: Visual Memory: Neural mechanisms - 8:15AM Sun May 19 - Oral Presentation)

(33.403) Assessing Reproducibility of MEG and fMRI Data Fusion Method in Neural Dynamics of Object Vision

B. Lahner, Y. Mohsenzadeh, C. Mullin, R. Cichy, A. Oliva 

(Session: Object Recognition: Neural mechanisms - 8:30AM Sun May 19 - Poster Presentation)

(42.23) Spatiotemporal neural representations in high-level visual cortex evoked from sounds

M Lowe, Y Mohsenzadeh, B Lahner, S. Teng, I. Charest, A. Oliva 

(Session: Multisensory Processing - 10:45AM Mon May 20 - Oral Presentation)