Dr David Barrett

David Barrett

University position

Research Associate

Departments

Department of Engineering

Email

david.barrett@eng.cam.ac.uk

Home page

http://mlg.eng.cam.ac.uk/~barrett (personal home page)

Research Themes

Systems and Computational Neuroscience

Clinical and Veterinary Neuroscience

Interests

The impact of neuron death on optimal computation and learning in balanced networks is the primary focus of my research. More generally, my work is at the interface of neural network theory, neural computation and disease.

Research Focus

Keywords

Computational Neuroscience

Neural Networks

Neurodegeneration

Balanced Networks

Bayesian Inference

Clinical conditions

Stroke

Equipment

Computational modelling

Collaborators

Cambridge

Mate Lengyel

United Kingdom

Peter Latham Web: http://www.gatsby.ucl.ac.uk/~pel/

International

Christian Machens Web: http://www.machenslab.org/machens/

Associated News Items


    Key publications

    Barrett DGT, Denève S, Machens CK (2013), “Firing rate predictions in optimal balanced networks” NIPS Proceedings 26

    Bourdoukan R, Barrett DGT, Machens CK, Denève S (2012), “Learning Optimal Spike-based Representations” NIPS Proceedings 25

    Greene G, Barrett DGT, Sen K, Houghton CJ (2009), “Sparse Coding of Birdsong and Receptive Field Structure in Songbirds” Network-comp neural 20(3): 162–177