Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Koch, Tsuchiya, Gilroy and Blake on continuous flash suppression

Christof Koch et al study the extent higher order statistics affect human attention in natural stimuli

Ryota Kanai and colleagues examine how the brain estimates time

Ryota Kanai, Chris L.E. Paffen, Hinze Hogendoorn, and Frans A.J. Verstraten (2006) Time dilation in dynamic visual display. Journal of Vision, 6 (12): 1421-1430, 2006. CaltechAUTHORS

Shimojo et al report on phenomenon of discrete color filling

Wilken and Ma on visual short-term memory

Koch, Reddy, and Wilken discover evidence against the notion that only low-level representations can be accessed outside the focus of attention

Koch and Van Rullen study neural mechanisms of attention competition and representational capacity at different levels of the human visual system

Friday, May 25, 2007

Edo Berger wins 2007 Trumpler Award for Caltech thesis

The award is given annually by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific to a recent recipient of the Phd degree in North America whose research is considered unusually important to astronomy. Edo Berger (2004) Cosmic explosions: The beasts and their lair. CaltechETD

Colin Camerer and colleagues investigate presence of experiential and fictive learning signals in real-world learning tasks

Yang, Yaqoob, Cui, and McDowell present novel generalized model for analysis of noise with known spectral density

Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Jagan Srinivasan et al on enhancing C. elegans with machine learning technology

Gunnar Rätsch, Sören Sonnenburg, Jagan Srinivasan, Hanh Witte, Klaus-R Müller, Ralf-J Sommer, and Bernhard Schölkopf (2007) Improving the Caenorhabditis elegans genome annotation using machine learning. PLoS Computational Biology, 3(2): 313-322, February 2007. CaltechAUTHORS