Neural Networks 2012

ImagenLast week I had the honor to be part of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN) at the international conference centre in Brisbane,Australia. Also,the FUZZ and CEC events were merged in the event. These set of conferences is called World Congress of Computational Intelligence (WCCI). Imagen And it is organized every two years.

For me it was an outstanding experience,it was a good opportunity to gather knowledge and experiences from all over the world in terms of computational intelligence,the conferences about evolutionary computing and spiking neural networks were quite interesting and inspiring in the creation and application of new ideas and resources.

I was quite amused by a fact that Nikola Kasabov,one of the plenary speakers,explained in his exposition: A single spiking neuron,with the proper training,is able to recognize 20,or even 30 different patterns,with an acceptable success rate. Not only the fact its interesting,the reason it amused me so much is that,a colleague and friend of mine (Aleister Cachón) was able to achieve the same conclusion some time before in his thesis. 

Here are some photos of the event:

My presentation:


Source: Cybernetics as an art

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