Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures |
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Enrolment in a research higher degree (Master by Research or PhD) in Engineering.
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Credit may not be obtained for both BMEN90004 and the following subject
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorProf Anthony Burkitt
Prof Anthony Burkitt
This subject has a twofold aim. First, it introduces students to the basic mechanisms of information processing in the brain and nervous system and then explores five areas in more depth. The topics covered in more depth are: (1) neural modelling; (2) neuroimaging; (3) mean-field models of neural activity; (4) neural learning; (5) neural information. Second, it introduces students to a number of important research skills: (i) how to prepare and present a poster, (ii) how to prepare and lead a journal club discussion, and (iii) how to provide feedback on the presentations of other students.
Introduction to neural information processing, neural modelling, neuroimaging, mean-field models of neural activity, neural Information, neural learning.
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO's)
Having completed this unit the student is expected to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO's) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are assessed in a poster presentation, journal club, written report and three feedback critiques.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject is delivered through lectures, journal clubs and poster presentations. Each student delivers one journal club presentation and one poster presentation to the class. Each student provides a critique of other students’ journal club presentation.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students are provided with lecture slides, conference papers and journal papers.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
Each topic is taught by a different person, with research institute and/or industry guest lecturers delivering some of the content.
Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering |
Master of Philosophy - Engineering
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