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DATAIA Seminars | «Can current neural networks provide a satisfactory model of the human brain?» - Stanislas Dehaene

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DATAIA Seminars | «Can current neural networks provide a satisfactory model of the human brain?» - Stanislas Dehaene

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Closing date for registration : 24.09.20
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URL : https://bluejeans.com/9352872428/9913
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13 January 2021 - 16.00
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As part of its scientific activities, the DATAIA Institute organises monthly seminars aimed at discussing about AI.
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Stanislas Dehaene (Collège de France) is leading the DATAIA seminar of January on «Can current neural networks provide a satisfactory model of the human brain?»

I will argue that, in spite of their major recent successes, both in solving real-world problems and in predicting brain responses in human and non-human primates, most current neural networks are essentially limited. The human brain keeps the upper hand in its ability to (1) learn from a very small number of examples, sometimes a single trial, using Bayesian-style reasoning (“the child as a scientist”); (2) discover compact, abstract, explicit representations of knowledge, in a form which can be shared with others; (3) learn from others and learn with others; (4) learn compositional representations in a “language of thought”. I will describe extremely simple experiments in which the human brain acquires information in a single trial and represents its in a quasi-linguistic form, which is currently hard to capture with present-day neural networks.

 

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The webinar will take place on January 13th at 16.00 and it will be live broadcasted.

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