## Informations

Theoretical neuroscience is a mathematical approach to understanding neural systems. This course provides a thorough introduction to current approaches in the field

Heavy use will be made of mathematical, statistical, and computational methods. The course is open to anyone, although students should feel comfortable with linear algebra, ordinary differential equations, and probability theory at the level found in Boas (Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences) or Arfken (Mathematical Methods for Physicists).

The course textbook is Theoretical Neuroscience by Dayan and Abbot.

### Lecturers

Peter Latham, Maneesh Sahani and Peter Dayan

### Teaching Assistants

Arthur Guez (aguez_at_gatsby.ucl.ac.uk)

Marius Pachitariu (marius_at_gatsby.ucl.ac.uk)

Office: 506

### Venue

4th Floor Seminar Room

Gatsby Unit

Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square

London

WC1N 3AR

## Schedule

### Lectures

**Dates:** Tuesdays and Fridays, 4th Oct - 20th Dec 2011

**Time:** 11:00 - 13:00

### Review sessions

**Dates:** Tuesdays

**Time:** 16:30-17:30

## News

13.12.2011 | Homework 10 posted, optional |

09.12.2011 | Homework 9 posted, optional |

05.12.2011 | Homework 8 posted, due Dec 12th |

26.11.2011 | Homework 7 posted, due Dec 2nd |

19.11.2011 | Homework 6 posted, due Nov 25th |

14.11.2011 | Homework 5 posted, due Nov 21st. |

06.11.2011 | Homework 4 posted, due Nov 11th. |

28.10.2011 | Homework 3 posted, due Nov 4th. |

10.10.2011 | Second homework posted, due Oct 28th. |

10.10.2011 | First homework posted, due Oct 21st. |

07.10.2011 | First lecture slides posted, review session time decided (Tuesdays 4:30pm) |

27.09.2011 | Website is up! |