Professor José C Principe
Distinguished Professor
IEEE Fellow
•Director of Computational NeuroEngineering
•Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Trans. Biomed. Engr.
•BellSouth Professor
University of Florida, USA

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Brief Bio of Professor José C Principe

José C. Principe, (M’83-SM’90-F’00) is Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida, Gainesville, where he teaches advanced signal processing and artificial neural networks (ANN’s) modeling. He is BellSouth Professor and Founder and Director of the University of Florida Computational NeuroEngineering Laboratory (CNEL). He has been involved in biomedical signal processing, in particular the electroencephalogram (EEG), and the modeling and applications of adaptive systems. Dr. Principe is Editor in Chief IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, President Elect of the International Neural Network Society, and formal Secretary of the Technical Committee on Neural Networks of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He is also a member of the Scientific Board of the Food and Drug Administration, and a member of the Advisory Board of the University of Florida Brain Institute. He has more than 90 publications in refereed journals, 10 book chapters, and over 190 conference papers. He has directed 39 Ph.D. degree dissertations and 57 master degree theses.

Plenary Lecture Title:

Dynamical Models for Brain Like Computation by Jose C. Principe

Plenary Lecture Abstract:

The Hopfield network is still today the most widely known example of a brain like dynamical computational model. This talk will present and review recent advances in our understanding of recurrent neural networks to perform computation. The echo state network (ESN), the liquid state machine (LSM) and the Freeman model will be explained to illustrate another character of dynamical models for computation