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CNI seminar: Mackenzie Mathis

Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 12:00pm

This seminar will be held virtually, via Zoom

Mackenzie Mathis
Bertarelli Foundation Chair of Integrative Neuroscience
Director of the Adaptive Motor Control Laboratory
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL)

From pose to actions, how deep learning can be harnessed for measuring animal behavior

Behavior is an essential component to understanding neural function. As part of our quest to better understand the brain, we develop new technology that helps us better measure behavior and neural data. In my talk I will describe our efforts to build state of the art tools for animal pose estimation and beyond. Specifically, I will discuss the latest updates to DeepLabCut, how we can harness data from across users, and how new dimensionality reduction methods are posed to make big strides in behavioral analysis.