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This lesson is a general overview of overarching concepts in neuroinformatics research, with a particular focus on clinical approaches to defining, measuring, studying, diagnosing, and treating various brain disorders. Also described are the complex, multi-level nature of brain disorders and the data associated with them, from genes and individual cells up to cortical microcircuits and whole-brain network dynamics. Given the heterogeneity of brain disorders and their underlying mechanisms, this lesson lays out a case for multiscale neuroscience data integration.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:09:33
Speaker: : Sean Hill

This lesson breaks down the principles of Bayesian inference and how it relates to cognitive processes and functions like learning and perception. It is then explained how cognitive models can be built using Bayesian statistics in order to investigate how our brains interface with their environment. 

This lesson corresponds to slides 1-64 in the PDF below. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:28:14

Whereas the previous two lessons described the biophysical and signalling properties of individual neurons, this lesson describes properties of those units when part of larger networks. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 6:00
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

This lesson goes over some examples of how machine learners and computational neuroscientists go about designing and building neural network models inspired by biological brain systems. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:52
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

This lecture presents an overview of functional brain parcellations, as well as a set of tutorials on bootstrap agregation of stable clusters (BASC) for fMRI brain parcellation.

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 50:28
Speaker: : Pierre Bellec

Optimization for machine learning - Day 02 lecture of the Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 34:52
Speaker: : Moritz Wolter

Linear Algebra for Machine Learning - Day 03 lecture of the Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 57.45
Speaker: : Moritz Wolter

Support Vector Machines -  Day 06 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 53.39
Speaker: : Elena Trunz

Decision Trees and Random Forests -  Day 07 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 1:15:39
Speaker: : Elena Trunz

Clustering and Density Estimation -  Day 08 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 59:35
Speaker: : Elena Trunz

Dimensionality Reduction -  Day 09 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 51:02
Speaker: : Elena Trunz

Introduction to Neural Networks -  Day 10 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 54:12
Speaker: : Moritz Wolter

Introduction to Convolutional Neural Networks  -  Day 11 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 42:07
Speaker: : Moritz Wolter

Initialization, Optimization, and Regularization  -  Day 12 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 42:07
Speaker: : Moritz Wolter

U-Nets for medical Image-Segmentation  -  Day 13 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 16:45
Speaker: : Moritz Wolter

Sequence Processing -  Day 15 lecture of the  Foundations of Machine Learning in Python course.

High-Performance Computing and Analytics Lab, University of Bonn

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 47:45
Speaker: : Moritz Wolter

This is a continuation of the talk on the cellular mechanisms of neuronal communication, this time at the level of brain microcircuits and associated global signals like those measureable by electroencephalography (EEG). This lecture also discusses EEG biomarkers in mental health disorders, and how those cortical signatures may be simulated digitally.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:11:04
Speaker: : Etay Hay

While the previous lesson in the Neuro4ML course dealt with the mechanisms involved in individual synapses, this lesson discusses how synapses and their neurons' firing patterns may change over time. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 4:48
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh