BioComp 2016

BioComp 2016




Location and dates

The 2016 workshop of the GDR BioComp will take place from Octobre 10 to 12, at INSA Lyon, on the Doua campus. The conference room is the Amphithéâtre Emilie du Chatelet, located inside INSA library (bibliothèque de l’INSA), very close to the Tram stop: Tram T1 INSA-Enstein.

Lunches are offered by the GDR, as well as the conference dinner, that will take place at Brasserie Georges, Tuesady evening at 20h30.

Registration is now closed.



Detailed program

Oral presentations

Monday October 10th

14h-14h45 Romain Brette, Institut de la Vision, Paris “Computing with spikes”

14h45-15h30 José Halloy,  Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire des Energies de Demain, Univ. Paris Diderot “Are current computational technologies reaching their sustainability limits in terms of energy and materials?”

16h00-16h45 Cécile Delacour, Institut Néel Grenoble “Interfacing neurons with nanoelectronics: from model network to brain”

16h45-17h30 Elisa Vianello, CEA LETI, Grenoble “Binary OxRAM/CBRAM Memories for Efficient Implementations of Embedded Neuromorphic Circuits”

Tuesday October 11th

9h00-9h45 Alain Cappy, IRCICA Lille “Energy efficient Neuromorphic Hardware”

9h45-10h30 David Alleysson, Laboratoire de Psychologie et Neurocognition, Grenoble “Modèle neuro-computationnel de la vision des couleurs”

11h-11h30 Youri Timsit, Institut Méditerrannéen d’Océanologie, Marseille “The Ribosome as a Molecular Brain”

11h30-12h00 Jean-Charles Quinton, Laboratoire Jean Kuntzmann, Grenoble “A neural field model of the dynamics of goal-directed eye movements”

12h-12h30 Erwann David, Laboratoire de Psychologie et Neurocognition, Grenoble “Comparaisons de fréquences spatiales dans la prédiction d’expressions émotionnelles au moyen de réseaux de neurones”

16h-16h45 Hugues Berry, INRIA Lyon “The many dimensions of cortico-striatal STDP”

16h45-17h30 Bernard Girau, Loria Nancy “Spiking neurons in digital hardware: a computer arithmetic point of view”

18h-18h30 Bogdan Penkovsky, Femto-ST Besançon “Towards a Brain-Inspired Computer With a Delay Dynamics”

18h30-19h00 Mathieu Riou, CNRS-Thales, Palaiseau “Brain-inspired computing using the transient dynamics of spin-torque oscillators”

19h00-19h30 Patrick Pirim, BVS-Tech Paris “Bio-inspired statistical perceptual learning by dynamic attractor and associative memory, integrated in a silicon chip”

Wednesday October 12th

 9h00-9h45 Simon Thorpe, Cerco Toulouse “Spike Based Computation and the Unsupervised Learning Challenge”

9h45-10h30 Laurent Cario, IMN Nantes “Applications neuromorphiques des isolants de Mott”

11h-11h30 Germain Haessig, Institut de la Vision Paris “Neuromorphic networks for stereo and optical flow on the SpiNNaker platform”

11h30-12h00 Philippe Devienne, CRIStAL Lille “Architecture Exploration of Ultra Low Power Neuromorphic Circuits”

12h00-12h30 Damir Vodenicarevic, C2N Orsay “Synchronization Detection in Networks of Coupled Oscillators for Pattern Recognition”


Approximate Programming of Magnetic Memory Elements for Energy Saving N. Locatelli, A.F. Vincent, J-O. Klein and D. Querlioz Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, C2N– Orsay, Orsay cedex, France

Energy, Speed, and Accuracy Tradeoffs in On-Chip Learning Systems Built with Memristive Nanodevices Christopher H. Bennett, Damien Querlioz, and Jacques-Olivier Klein C2N, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Univ. Paris-Saclay 91405 Orsay, France

Pattern recognition based on spin-transfer nano-oscillators P. Talatchian1, M.Romera1, R. Lebrun1, F. A. Araujo1, S. Tsunegi2, A. Fukushima2, H. Kubota2, S. Yuasa2, D. Vodenicarevic3, N. Locatelli3, D. Querlioz3, P. Bortolotti1, V. Cros1, J. Grollier1 1 Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS/Thales, Palaiseau, et Université Paris-Sud, Orsay (France) 2 AIST Tsukuba Japan 3 C2N, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Univ. Paris-Saclay 91405 Orsay, France

FPGA Implementation of the Hodgkin-Huxley Model for Neurological Disease study F. Khoyratee, T. Levi and S. Saïghi IMS Lab., University of Bordeaux, France

Random CFAs are better than periodic ones Prakhar Amba, David Alleysson LPNC, CNRS Grenoble, France

Toward LIF Mott neurons on chip C. Adda1,2, L. Cario1, M-P Besland1, J. Tranchant1, E. Janod1, M. Rozenberg3, P. Stoliar2, B. Corraze1 1 Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel, CNRS, Université de Nantes, Nantes, France 2 CIC Nanogune, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain 3 Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, CNRS, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France

 State-space prediction in Reservoir Computing Bicky A. Marquez, Laurent Larger, Maxime Jacquot, Yanne Chembo, and Daniel Brunner FEMTO-ST Institute, CNRS & Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comté, 15B Avenue des Montboucons, 25030 Besançon Cedex, France