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neuroscience, machine learning, and the life of a lowly grad student
There's been a bit of buzz about a paper that just came out in Neuron. The authors use fMRI signals from visual cortex to decode 10x10 images that subjects view while in the scanner. Since this (neural coding) is more or less what I do, I figured I'd toss in my two cents.The idea of mad scientists "reading your mind" is probably a little scary to some people, but there's actually a lot of good that could come of it. For now, I wouldn't worry too much about people reading your thoughts - there ar........ Read more »
Y MIYAWAKI, H UCHIDA, O YAMASHITA, M SATO, Y MORITO, H TANABE, N SADATO, & Y KAMITANI. (2008) Visual Image Reconstruction from Human Brain Activity using a Combination of Multiscale Local Image Decoders. Neuron, 60(5), 915-929. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2008.11.004
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