In this lecture, attendees will learn about the opportunities and challenges associated with Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs), which, when trained with machine learning techniques on cognitive tasks, have become a widely accepted tool for neuroscientists.
This book was written with the goal of introducing researchers and students in a variety of research fields to the intersection of data science and neuroimaging. This book reflects our own experience of doing research at the intersection of data science and neuroimaging and it is based on our experience working with students and collaborators who come from a variety of backgrounds and have a variety of reasons for wanting to use data science approaches in their work. The tools and ideas that we chose to write about are all tools and ideas that we have used in some way in our own research. Many of them are tools that we use on a daily basis in our work. This was important to us for a few reasons: the first is that we want to teach people things that we ourselves find useful. Second, it allowed us to write the book with a focus on solving specific analysis tasks. For example, in many of the chapters you will see that we walk you through ideas while implementing them in code, and with data. We believe that this is a good way to learn about data analysis, because it provides a connecting thread from scientific questions through the data and its representation to implementing specific answers to these questions. Finally, we find these ideas compelling and fruitful. That’s why we were drawn to them in the first place. We hope that our enthusiasm about the ideas and tools described in this book will be infectious enough to convince the readers of their value.
This lesson gives a description of the BrainHealth Databank, a repository of many types of health-related data, whose aim is to accelerate research, improve care, and to help better understand and diagnose mental illness, as well as develop new treatments and prevention strategies.
This lesson corresponds to slides 46-78 of the PDF below.
This talk goes over Neurobagel, an open-source platform developed for improved dataset sharing and searching.
This lightning talk describes the heterogeneity of the MR field regarding types of scanners, data formats, protocols, and software/hardware versions, as well as the challenges and opportunities for unifying these datasets in a common interface, MRdataset.
This lesson describes the current state of brain-computer interface (BCI) standards, including the present obstacles hindering the forward movement of BCI standardization as well as future steps aimed at solving this problem.
This lightning talk gives an outline of the DataLad ecosystem for large-scale collaborations, and how DataLad addresses challenges that may arise in such research cooperations.
In this lightning talk, you will learn about BrainGlobe, an initiative which exists to facilitate the development of interoperable Python-based tools for computational neuroanatomy.
This is the second of three lectures around current challenges and opportunities facing neuroinformatic infrastructure for handling sensitive data.
This talk highlights a set of platform technologies, software, and data collections that close and shorten the feedback cycle in research.
This talk covers the Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC), a free one-stop-shop collaboratory for science researchers that need resources such as neuroimaging analysis software, publicly available data sets, or computing power.
This talk covers the Human Connectome Project, which aims to provide an unparalleled compilation of neural data, an interface to graphically navigate this data, and the opportunity to achieve never before realized conclusions about the living human brain.
This tutorial provides instruction on how to simulate brain tumors with TVB (reproducing publication: Marinazzo et al. 2020 Neuroimage). This tutorial comprises a didactic video, jupyter notebooks, and full data set for the construction of virtual brains from patients and health controls.
The tutorial on modelling strokes in TVB includes a didactic video and jupyter notebooks (reproducing publication: Falcon et al. 2016 eNeuro).
This lesson introduces population models and the phase plane, and is part of the The Virtual Brain (TVB) Node 10 Series, a 4-day workshop dedicated to learning about the full brain simulation platform TVB, as well as brain imaging, brain simulation, personalised brain models, and TVB use cases.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to run a typical TVB simulation.
This lesson introduces TVB-multi-scale extensions and other TVB tools which facilitate modeling and analyses of multi-scale data.
This tutorial introduces The Virtual Mouse Brain (TVMB), walking users through the necessary steps for performing simulation operations on animal brain data.
In this tutorial, you will learn the necessary steps in modeling the brain of one of the most commonly studied animals among non-human primates, the macaque.