58. Cracow School of Theoretical Physics

Machine Learning Meets Fundamental Theory

June 15-23, 2018
Tatra Mountains, Zakopane, Poland



  1. Daniele Amati mail (SISSA, Trieste)
    On our emergence as modern humans with extraordinary cognitive capacities
  2. Dante Chialvo mail (CEMSC3/University of San Martin)
    Life at the edge: complexity and criticality in biological function
  3. Włodzisław Duch mail (Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruń)
    Multi-level explanations in neuroscience. From genes to subjective experiences
    pdf-part-1, pdf-part-2, pdf-part-3
  4. Diego Garlaschelli mail (IMT Lucca)
    Uncovering functional brain signature via random matrix theory
    pdf-part-1, pdf-part-2, pdf-part-3
  5. Richard Frackowiak mail (Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne, Geneva)
    The Human Brain Project - implications of big data for medicine in the future
    pdf-part-1, pdf-part-2, pdf-part-3
  6. Scott Makeig mail (UC San Diego)
    Event-related EEG brain dynamics
    pdf-part-1, pdf-part-2
  7. Ludovico Minati mail (Univ. of Trento and Inst. of Nucl. Phys., Krakow)
    Electronic nonlinear networks as models of neural dynamics
    pdf-part-1, pdf-part-2, pdf-part-3
  8. Tara Thiagarajan mail (Sapien Labs, Arlington)
    Diversity in human brain dynamics
    pdf-part-1, pdf-part-2, pdf-part-3
  9. Taro Toyoizumi mail (RIKEN BSI, Saitama)
    A local learning rule for principal component analysis and independent component analysis
    pdf-part-1, pdf-part-2, pdf-part-3
  10. Daniel Wójcik mail (Nencki Institute, Warszawa)
    From spike trains to behavior: an introduction to point processes
    From transmembrane currents to extracellular potentials and back
    pdf-part-1, pdf-part-2


  1. Mansoureh Aghabeig mail (Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruń)
    Perception of non-native phoneme contrasts in 8-12 months infants:
    tensor-based analysis of EEG signals

  2. Ewa Beldzik mail (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)
    Simultaneous EEG-fMRI technique - benefits and drawbacks
  3. Aleksandra Domagalik mail (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)
    Magdalena Gawłowska mail (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)
    Learning dynamics in deterministic environment - behavioral, EEG and fMRI data
  4. Michał Komorowski mail (Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruń)
    EEG Spectral Fingerprints as a method for classifying different regions of the human brain – initial results
  5. Frederike Kubandt mail (Goethe University, Frankfurt)
    Embodied Artificial Intelligence: How complex motion arises from single-neuron controllers
  6. Maciej Majka mail (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)
    Models and effects of spatially correlated noise in stochastic dynamics
  7. Jeremi Ochab mail (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)
    Equal-time and lagged correlations in human electroencephalograms
  8. Wojciech Tarnowski mail (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)
    Excitatory/inhibitory balance and eigenvector non-orthogonality of a synaptic connectivity matrix
  9. Magdalena Wiercioch mail (Jagiellonian University, Krakow)
    Representation Learning: A Case Study