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SIM: Substrate-independent Minds

Foundations: Pattern survival versus Gene survival (Randal A. Koene)

Foundations: Substrate-Independent Minds (Randal A. Koene)

Foundations: A Window of Opportunity (Randal A. Koene)





SIM: Whole Brain Emulation

Koene, R.A. (2012). Fundamentals of Whole Brain Emulation: State, Transition and Update Representations, Special Issue of the International Journal on Machine Consciousness, Vol.4, No.1, (pre-print): http://carboncopies.org/research-projects/articles-and-essays/koene.IJMC.fundamentals-of-WBE-state-transition-and-update-representations.proofs-20120410.pdf

Koene, R.A. (2012). Experimental Research in Whole Brain Emulation: The Need for Innovative In-Vivo Measurement TechniquesSpecial Issue of the International Journal on Machine Consciousness, Vol.4, No.1, (pre-print): http://carboncopies.org/research-projects/articles-and-essays/koene.IJMC.experimental-research-in-WBE-the-need-for-innovative-in-vivo-measurement-techniques.proofs-20120410.pdf

Whole Brain Emulation: Roadmap (v1.0, 2007-2008, Future of Humanity Institute)

The Society of Neural Prosthetics and Whole Brain Emulation Science: minduploading.org

The Neural Prostheses Foundation investigating Transfer of Functions of the Mind: NeuralProstheses.Org

National Acadamy of Engineering's 14 "Grand Challenges for Engineering"Reverse-engineer the brain

Neuroscience: Large-Scale High-Resolution Brain Simulation and Neuroinformatics

Kozloski, J. and Wagner, J. (2011). An Ultrascalable Solution to Large-scale Neural Tissue Simulation, Frontiers in Neuroinformatics, Vol. 5, No.15, doi: 10.3389/fninf.2011.00015: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3175572/

Parker, A.C., Friesz, A.K., and Pakdaman, A. (2006). Towards a Nanoscale Artificial Cortex, presented at The 2006 International Conference on Computing in Nanotechnology (CNAN'06), June 26-29, 2006, Las Vegas, USA: http://eve.usc.edu/Publications/NanoscaleArtificialCortex.pdf

BlueBrain projecthttp://bluebrain.epfl.ch/ (Henry Markram)

NeuroModeling Geometric Reconstruction project: http://cvcweb.ices.utexas.edu/cvcwp/?page_id=176 (Computational Visualization Center, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas at Austin)

Multi-Scale Object Oriented Simulation Environment (MOOSE): http://moose.sourceforge.net/ (Upinder S. Bhalla)

R. Appali, U. van Rienen and T. Heimburg. (2012). A comparison of the Hodgkin-Huxley model and the soliton theory for the action potential in nerves. Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes 16: 275-299: http://www.membranes.nbi.dk/pdf/2012_AppalivanRienenHeimburg_APLBL.pdf

Neuroscience: Large-Scale High-Resolution Brain Data Acquisition and Connectomics

Marblestone, A.H., Bradley M. Zamft, Yael G. Maguire, Mikhail G. Shapiro, Thaddeus R. Cybulski, Joshua I. Glaser, Ben Stranges, Reza Kalhor, David A. Dalrymple, Dongjin Seo, Elad Alon, Michel M. Maharbiz, Jose Carmena, Jan Rabaey, Edward S. Boyden, George M. Church, Konrad P. Kording. (2013). Physical Principles for Scalable Neural Recording, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 7:137. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00137; http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fncom.2013.00137/abstract;

Adam H Marblestone, Evan R Daugharthy, Reza Kalhor, Ian Peikon, Justus Kebschull, Seth L Shipman, Yuriy Mishchenko, David A Dalrymple, Bradley M Zamft, Konrad P Kording, Edward S Boyden, Anthony M Zador, George M Church. (2013). Conneconomics: The Economics of Large-Scale Neural Connectomics, bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/001214: http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2013/12/16/001214

Thaddeus R. Cybulski, Joshua I. Glaser, Adam H. Marblestone, Bradley M. Zamft, Edward S. Boyden, George M. Church, Konrad P. Kording. (2014). Spatial Information in Large-Scale Neural RecordingsarXiv:1402.3375 [q-bio.NC]: http://arxiv.org/abs/1402.3375

Dongjin Seo, Jose M. Carmena, Jan M. Rabaey, Elad Alon, Michel M. Maharbiz. (2013). Neural Dust: An Ultrasonic, Low Power Solution for Chronic Brain-Machine Interfaces, arXiv:1307.2196 [q-bio.NC]: http://arxiv.org/abs/1307.2196

Whole-Brain Ultrastructural Mapping: http://homes.mpimf-heidelberg.mpg.de/~smikula/blockface/ (Shawn Mikula)

Mouse Brain Architecture Project: http://brainarchitecture.org/ (Partha Mitra)



KESM: http://research.cs.tamu.edu/bnl/kesm.html (Yoonsuck Choe, Todd Huffman)

Knife-Edge Scanning Microscope Brain Atlas: http://kesm.cs.tamu.edu/

Osten, P. and Margrie, T.W. (2013). Mapping Brain Circuitry with a Light Microscope, Nature Methods, Vol.10(6), 515-523, doi:10.1038/NMETH.2477: http://www.nature.com/nmeth/journal/v10/n6/pdf/nmeth.2477.pdf

Human Connectome Project: http://www.humanconnectomeproject.org


Open Connectome Project: http://openconnectomeproject.org

Connectomes.org Whole-Brain Circuit Reconstruction project web site: connectomes.org (Shawn Mikula)


Briggman, K.L., Helmstaedter, M., and Denk, W. (2011). Wiring Specificity in the Direction-Selectivity circuit of the retina, Nature, Vol.471, 183-188: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v471/n7337/full/nature09818.html

Bock, D.D., Lee, W.-C.A., Kerlin, A.M., Andermann, M.L., Hood, G., Wetzel, A.W., Yurgenson, S., Soucy, E.R., Kim, H.S., and Reid, R.C. (2011). Network anatomy and in vivo physiology of visual cortical neurons, Nature, Vol.471, 177-182: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v471/n7337/full/nature09802.html

Andres, B., Koethe, U., Kroeger, T., Helmstaedter, M., Briggman, K.L., Denk, W. and Hamprecht, F.A. (2012).  3D Segmentation of SBFSEM Images of Neuropil by a Graphical Model of Supervoxel Boundaries, Medical Image Analysis, Vol.16(4), 796-805, doi:10.1016/j.media.2011.11.004: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1361841511001666 (contact rak@carboncopies.org for a PDF of the full article)

Alivisatos, A.P., Chun, M., Church, G.M., Greenspan, R.J., Roukes, M.L. and Yuste, R. (2012). The Brain Activity Map Project and the Challenge of Functional Connectomics, Neuron, Vol. 74(6), 970-974. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2012.06.006: http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/S0896-6273(12)00518-1

Kording, K.P. (2011). Of toasters and molecular ticker tapesPLoS Computational Biology, Vol. 7(12): e1002291. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002291: http://klab.smpp.northwestern.edu/wiki/images/7/7d/Kording_Toaster_Molecular_Ticket_Tapes_2011.pdf

Stevenson, I.H., Kording, K.P. (2011). How advances in neural recording affect data analysis, Nature Neuroscience, Vol.14(2), 139-142: http://klab.wikidot.com/local--files/ian-stevenson/nn.2731.pdf

Synthetic Neurobiology Group: http://syntheticneurobiology.org/ (Ed Boyden)




WormBase: http://wormbase.org (and mirror site http://wormbase.sanger.ac.uk/)

White, J.G., Southgate, E., Thomson, J.N., and Brenner, S., F.R.S. (1986). The Structure of the Nervous System of the Nematode Caenorhabditis Elegans, Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. London. Series B, Biol Scien. Vol.314, Issue 1165, 1-340: http://www.wormatlas.org/ver1/MoW_built0.92/toc.html

SFN BrainFacts: http://brainfacts.org

Cracking the Neural Code, Third Annual Aspen Brain Forum (2012), Slides and Audio provided in the "Media" section: http://www.nyas.org/Publications/Ebriefings/Detail.aspx?cid=bd737d49-01a9-49b2-a337-681146892540

The Virtual Brain Project: http://thevirtualbrain.org

Neuroscience: Neural Engineering

Neural-Prosthesis.com: http://www.neural-prosthesis.com/ (Ted Berger)
and the Center for Neural Engineering, Theodore W. Berger Labs at USC: http://cne.usc.edu/

BrainGate project: http://www.braingate2.org/ (John Donoghue)

Gómez-Martínez, R., Vázquez, P., Duch, M., Muriano, A., Pinacho, D., Sanvicens, N., Sánchez-Baeza, F., Boya, P., de la Rosa, E. J., Esteve, J., Suárez, T. and Plaza, J. A. (2010), Intracellular Silicon Chips in Living Cells. Small, 6: 499–502. doi: 10.1002/smll.200901041: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/smll.200901041/abstract

Computing Devices: Neuromimetics

The BioRC Biomimetic Real-Time Cortex Projecthttp://ceng.usc.edu/~parker/BioRC_research.html (Alice Parker)
and summary on building brain emulation platforms: Challenges for Brain Emulation: Why is Building a Brain so Difficult? (Rick Cattell & Alice Parker)

AI: Artificial General Intelligence

Foundations: Pavlov's AI - What did it mean? (Suzanne Gildert)

Bérut A, Arakelyan A, Petrosyan A, Ciliberto S, Dillenschneider R, Lutz E. (2012). Experimental verification of Landauer's principle linking information and thermodynamicsNature. 2012 Mar 7;483(7388):187-9. doi: 10.1038/nature10872: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v483/n7388/full/nature10872.html

Philip Ball (2012). The unavoidable cost of computation revealed. Physicists have proved that forgetting is the undoing of Maxwell’s demon. Nature doi:10.1038/nature.2012.10186: http://www.nature.com/news/the-unavoidable-cost-of-computation-revealed-1.10186

Cryonics

ALCOR (Scottsdale, Arizona)


Philosophy of Mind: Consciousness

Rick Grush and Patricia Smith Churchland (1995). Gaps in Penrose's toilings, Journal of Consciousness Studies, Vol.2, Issue 1, 10-29: http://mind.ucsd.edu/papers/penrose/penrosehtml/penrose-text.html

Philosophy of Mind
: Qualia

Carroll, J. (2012). Epiphenomenalism, the Problem with Property Dualism. Presented this paper at the 2012 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Associationhttp://www.scribd.com/doc/133477927/Epiphenominalism-and-the-Problem-with-Property-Dualism-by-James-Carroll

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