Introduction to Neuromorphic Engineering SYLLABUS 2008

Biophysics 586N: Introduction to Neuromorphic Engineering

SYLLABUS 2008



INSTRUCTOR

Liudmila S. Yafremava
yafrmava@uiuc.edu
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Crop Sciences
University of Illinois
1101 W. Peabody Dr. Room 352
Urbana, Illinois 61801

LOCATION

discussion - Thu 10-11, Foreign Languages Building Room G32
lab - Mon, Thu 3-6, ESB 5106

LINKS

Top directory
Manuals for hardware and software
Code examples
Articles sorted by topic
Books about biomorphic engineering
Examples for written assignments
IMPULSE journal where you'll publish
Repository of our work - photos etc


Announcements:

COURSE DESCRIPTION GRADING CRITERIA Announcements Log


Week 1: August 25 Introduction

Week 2: September 1 Models of a neuron

Week 3: September 8 Models of a synapse

Week 4: September 15 Pattern Generators for walking, crawling, swimming

Week 5: September 22 How to write a scientific paper

Week 6: September 29 How to program a microcontroller

Week 7: October 6 Muscles, muscle-like actuators, and neuromuscular junctions

Week 8: October 13 Control and behavior, sensory integration

Week 9: October 20 Neuromorphic and digital hybrid systems

Week 10: October 27 A walking gait

Week 11: November 3 Sensory neuromorphic systems

Week 12: November 10 Learning in silicon networks

Week 13: November 17 Neural control of robotic devices

Week 14: November 24 Biomorphic engineering in medicine

Week 15: December 1