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Program

This is the preliminary program. Barring speaker dissatisfaction, it will go on to become the official program.

TimeActivity
Friday, 8 March
EveningArrival of Participants
19:00Dinner: South African specialties (Jan-Jan)
Saturday, 9 March
08:30Breakfast
09:30Leonid Bunimovich:
"Walks in excitable media"
10:30Break
10:45Bert Kappen:
"Approximate inference in Bayesian networks"
11:45Break
12:00Clemens Wagner:
"Correlation based learning of synchronization in coupled chaotic maps."
13:00Lunch
16:00Alpine Walk
18:00Mountain Apéro
19:00Mountain Fondue
21:00Party with Swiss-style-band
23:00Sledging home (if possible)
Sunday, 10 March
08:30Breakfast
09:30Bruno Cessac:
"A dynamical systems approach to self-organised criticality."
10:30Break
10:45Christoph Deissenberg:
"Real effects of money in an economy of heterogeneous agents."
11:45Break
12:00Marcel Herbst:
"Research productivity and institutional morphology."
13:00Lunch
14:00Excursion to Oberengadin (inc. Nietzsche Museum)
20:00Dinner: Specialties from French region of Switzerland (Markus)
22:00Fireside-Talk
Monday, 10 March
08:30Breakfast
09:30Jonas Buchli:
"Noise induced performance improvement in holographic pattern recognition."
10:00Break
10:15Oscar de Feo:
"Going beyond simple chaos synchronization for building chaos-based application in temporal pattern recognition."
11:15Break
10:30Sebino Stramaglia:
"Somato-sensory evoked response. Analysis of MEG data."
12:30Travel to ski-region Scuol, Lunch in train.
13:00Ski & Snowboard
17:00Travel back to Lavin
19:00After-Ski-Apero
20:00Dinner: Specialties from Italien region of Switzerland (Stefano)
22:00Fireside-Talk
Tuesday, 12 March
08:30Breakfast
09:30Thomas Natschläger:
"Liquid State Machines."
10:30Break
10:45Willi-Hans Steeb:
11:35Break
12:00Ruedi Stoop:
"Novel Thermodynamic Formalism-based Measures of Complexity."
13:00Lunch
14:00Bathing in the "Heilbad" of Scuol
19:00Apéro & Dinner in Zernez
22:00Farewell Party in Hotel Bar
Wednesday, 13 March
08:30Breakfast
morningDeparture of Participants