Towards the physics of more complex behaviors

OCT 11, 2019 | 9:30 AM TO 6:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

4102: Science Center

WHEN:

October 11, 2019: 9:30 AM-6:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

NSF Center for the Physics of Biological Function

Description

In the past decade there has been considerable progress toward a “physics of behavior,” taming the complexity of animal movements in their natural contexts. Here we explore the next layers of complexity in songbirds, dolphins, and the general problem of animal navigation.

Agnese Seminara "Animal navigation in uncertain environments."
Marcello Magnasco "Quantitative windows into the minds of dolphins."
Ilya Nemenman and Samuel Sober "How birds sing: taking precise data, making precise theories" Parts I & II

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