Aapo Hyvärinen



Front Mol BioSci: Towards Interpretable CryoEM: Disentangling Latent Spaces of Molecular Conformations

ICML2024: Causal Representation Learning Made Identifiable by Grouping of Observational Variables

AISTATS2024: Identifiable Feature Learning for Spatial Data with Nonlinear ICA

NeurIPS2023: Provable benefits of annealing for estimating normalizing constants

NeuroImage: Unsupervised representation learning of spontaneous MEG data with nonlinear ICA

AISTATS2023: Connectivity-contrastive learning: Combining causal discovery and representation learning for multimodal data

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. Some examples include:

  • We develop the theory of statistical machine learning, typically unsupervised.
  • We model the visual system in the brain by analyzing the statistical structure of the natural input images.
  • We apply machine learning models on neuroimaging data, in particular MEG.
  • We develop a NeuroAI approach to affective phenomena, in particular human suffering.

The group is located at the department of Computer Science of the University of Helsinki and its leader is Aapo Hyvärinen.

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