Category Archives: Artificial Neural Networks

Gemin lecture on “A positioning system in the brain”

Associated professor Trygve Solstad, from HiST is giving a talk on A positioning system in the brain: the role of computational models.

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser “…for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain”. These cells have been given names like place cells, grid cells, head direction cells, and border cells.

Trygve Solstad will give an informal presentation of key discoveries in the field and discuss the role of neural network models in the ongoing work to understand how the different cell types work together to compute an animal’s position in space.

Time: Friday 31st, October, 12.15
Place: Room 454
Speaker: Trygve Solstad
Title: A positioning system in the brain: the role of computational models

Gemini Centre lecture by Alla Sapronova

Alla Sapronova from Uni Research will give a lecture on Forecasting Modelling with ANN for Offshore Wind. The lecture will take place in room 454, Friday, November 1st at 12.00.


Data analysis and forecasting modelling is vitally important for many application. Among them an ongoing Norwegian initiative on developing technologies for offshore wind energy. Uni Research as NORCOWE partner focuses on the AI application for improving weather and energy yield forecast for both long and short time scales. During last three years several projects, both in the academic and the private sector, have been completed. The projects were based on Artificial Neural Network models of different kind: e.g. feed forward network, self-organizing map, etc. Two show cases will be presented in the proposed seminar.