Workshop on


Analyzing and Modelling
Event-Related Brain Potentials:
Cognitive and Neural Approaches

University Potsdam, Am Neuen Palais
Building 8, Room 075 (Friday morning) and Building 19, Room 415 (Friday afternoon and Saturday)

November 29 - December 01, 2001

Organizers

Angela Friederici, MPI of Cognitive Neuroscience, Leipzig
Peter beim Graben, Center for Dynamics of Complex Systems, Potsdam
Jürgen Kurths, Center for Dynamics of Complex Systems , Potsdam
Douglas Saddy, Center for Dynamics of Complex Systems, Potsdam
Matthias Schlesewsky, Institute of Linguistics, Potsdam

Preliminary Program


Thursday, November 29, 2001

          18.00 - 20.00 Registration & Icebreaker.  Room 415. Building 19. Campus "Am Neuen Palais".

Friday, November 30, 2001, Room 075. Building 08.

  9.00 -   9.15    Opening,  Gisbert Fanselow and Jürgen Kurths.

  9.30 - 10.00    E. Basar, A model of dynamic memory based on superbinding of neural oscillators.
10.00 - 10.30    K.-R. Müller, An ICA analysis of non-invasively recorded cortical DC-fields in humans.
10.30 - 11.00    H. Atmanspacher, ERP correlates of perceptive instabilities.

11.00 - 11.30    Coffee

11.30 - 12.00    J. Wright, Modelling brain macro- and micropotentials, and links to cognition.
12.00 - 12.30    V. Jirsa, Macroscopic organization of brain activity in the EEG and MEG: theory and concepts.

12.30 - 14.00    Lunch

Moving to Room 415. Building 19.
14.00 - 14.30    M. Huber, Deterministic and noisy dynamics of neuronal sensitization models
                                           with a perspective on neuropsychiatric disorders.
14.30 - 15.00    C. Lourenço, Manifold usage of spatiotemporal chaotic neural networks.
15.00 - 15.30    T. Liebscher, Learning time-dependent activations in simple leaky integrator units.

15.30 - 17.00    Coffee with posters and cake

17.00 - 17.30    A. Hutt, Spatiotemporal dynamical modelling of EEG.
17.30 - 18.00    P. beim Graben, Modelling language processing ERP by dynamical systems.

Conference Banquet
 

Saturday, December 1, 2001, Room 415. Building 19.
 9.00  -   9.30    R. Lewis, Toward constraining computational models of sentence processing with ERP data.
 9.30  - 10.00    B. Phillips, Dynamic grouping, contextual disambiguation, salience and synchronization.
10.00 - 10.30    W. Klimesch, The P1-N1 complex is generated by alpha and theta oscillations
                                                                   and is related to memory performance.

10.30 - 11.00    Coffee with posters

11.00 - 11.30    W. Freeman, Semantics in brain dynamics: How neural activity creates meaning.
11.30 - 12.00    R. Srinivasan, Coherent neocortical resonance phenomena
                                                 at multiple spatial and temporal scales during conscious perception.
 

12.00 - 13.00    Lunch
13.00 - 15.00    Walking through the park of Sanssouci castle, visiting the Neues Palais.

15.00 - 15.30    B. Schack, About direction and speed of information transfer during word processing.
15.30 - 16.00    P. Ch. Ivanov, Quantifying correlations and patchiness in nonstationary signals.
16.00 - 16.30    C. Herrmann, 40 Hz activity in cognitive tasks.
 

Culture

Sponsor: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Forschergruppe "Konfligierende Regeln in kognitiven Systemen"