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Colloquium Winter Term 2020/21

Day, time & location:

Colloquia take place weekly during term time, typically Tuesdays from 12:00 till 13:30 hrs (Central European Time, CET) starting on November 17th, 2020. But some talks from international speakers may have to be held at a different time or day.

The NIP colloquia are open to guests from anywhere in the world. If you are interested in attending one or several of the talks, please subscribe to our mailing list by sending an empty email to nip-colloquium-subscribespam  (Please  note that we can only register you with an official university account.)
You will receive the zoom link and password the day before the talk via an email to the mailing list.


Detailed information on the single topics will be announced as soon as possible.

date speaker title


12:15 CET

Heiko Schütt (New York University,Wei Ji Ma lab)
Moderator: Felix Wichmann

A statistical look on representational similarity analysis

24.11.2020 Kristof Meding & Robert Geirhos (University of Tuebingen, Neural Information Processing group)
Moderator: Felix Wichmann
NeurIPS presentation                                                                              

Arash Akbarinia (Department of Psychology, Giessen University)

Moderator: Robert Geirhos

Contrast Sensitivity Function in Deep Networks


16:00 CET

Robbe Goris (Center for Perceptual Systems, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA)

Moderator: Kristof Meding

Uncertainty and introspection in the primate visual system

Marcelo Bertalmío (UPF, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)

Moderator: Felix Wichmann

Evidence for the intrinsically nonlinear nature of receptive fields in vision

22.12.2020 no colloquium


05.01.2021 holidays
13:00 CET

Jakob Macke (Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Machine Learning in Science)

Moderator: David-Elias Künstle

Bayesian inference for nasty models in cognitive science

19.01.2021   tba


15:30 CET

Zahra Kadkhodaie (New York University, Eero Simoncelli lab)

Moderator: Robert Geirhos

Solving linear inverse problems using the prior implicit in a denoiser
13:00 CET

Raffael Veser

Moderator: Uli Wannek

Labrotation: Characterisation of Propixx projector


12:00 CET

Laurence Maloney  New York University, Department of Psychology

Moderator: David-Elias Künstle

The bounded rationality of probability distortion



13:00 CET

Tim Kietzmann (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour (Radboud University)

Moderator: Robert Geirhos

Deep recurrent neural networks as a modelling framework for understanding the dynamic computations of human vision.