Aapo Hyvärinen

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Neuroinformatics Group at University of Helsinki

Neuroinformatics is widely defined as the cross-fertilization of information-processing and mathematical sciences on the one hand, and neural and cognitive sciences on the other.

Our group works on different aspects of neuroinformatics related to machine learning:

  • We apply machine learning models on neuroimaging data, in particular MEG.
  • We model the visual system in the brain by analyzing the statistical structure of the natural input images.
  • We develop the relevant theory of statistical machine learning, typically unsupervised.

The group is located at U Helsinki and at the Gatsby Unit, UCL

Members at U Helsinki

  • Aapo Hyvärinen (leader)
  • Alexander Zhigalov
  • Jukka-Pekka Kauppi
  • Jouni Puuronen
  • Hande Celikkanat

Former members and long-term visitors

Hiroshi Morioka, Michael Gutmann, Kun Zhang, Pavan Ramkumar, Hiroaki Sasaki, Jun-ichiro Hirayama, Urs Köster, Shohei Shimizu, Antti Hyttinen, Miika Pihlaja, Patrik Hoyer, Cristina Campi, Doris Entner, Hugo Eyherabide, Jarmo Hurri, Mika Inki, Ilmari Kurki, Jussi Lindgren, Yao Lu, Jukka Perkiö, Asun Vicente.