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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Nov 27

12:00pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions Simons Amphitheater
All Participants (KITP)
7th Week Welcome
3:30pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions Fred Kavli Auditorium
Stefan Ostermann (Harvard)
Programmable Simulations of Molecules and Materials with Reconfigurable Quantum Processors

Tuesday, Nov 28

9:45am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Simons Amphitheater
Mikhail Belkin (UCSD)
Toward a practical theory of deep learning: feature learning in deep neural networks and backpropagation-free algorithms that learn features
10:30am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Simons Amphitheater
Dmitri Chklovskii (Flatiron Institute)
Reimagining the neuron as a controller: A novel model for Neuroscience and AI
11:15am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Simons Amphitheater
Mate Lengyel (University of Cambridge)
Continual learning the biological way " contextual inference is key
12:00pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions Fred Kavli Auditorium
Yidan Wang (Harvard)
Multi-photon scattering in dipolar atomic arrays
1:30pm Small Seminar Room
All Participants
Weekly Meeting
3:30pm Physics Department Colloquium Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)
Katherine de Kleer (Caltech)
The history of tidal heating at the galilean moons

Wednesday, Nov 29

11:00am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)
Cathy Chen (UC Berkeley)
Ariel Goldstein (Hebrew University)
Discussion Session on NLP, LLMs and the human brain
12:00pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions Simons Amphitheater
Takashi Mori (RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science)
Connection between decoherence of an open system and thermalization of an isolated system
3:30pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions Fred Kavli Auditorium
Roger Melko (U. Waterloo)
Quantum computers, many-body physics, and machine learning

Thursday, Nov 30

9:45am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Simons Amphitheater
Kamesh Krishnamurthy (Princeton University)
Inductive biases facilitating relational learning and abstraction in neural networks
10:00am Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions Fred Kavli Auditorium
Stefan Kehrein (Univ. Goettingen)
Informal discussion on the SYK model
10:30am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Simons Amphitheater
David Klindt (Stanford University)
Identifying Interpretable Visual Features in Artificial and Biological Neural Systems
11:15am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Simons Amphitheater
Michael Bonner (Johns Hopkins University)
A high-dimensional view of computational neuroscience
2:00pm Joint Theory Seminar Series Simons Amphitheater
Gautam Satishchandran (Princeton University)
Generalized Black Hole Entropy is von Neumann Entropy

Friday, Dec 1

10:00am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Simons Amphitheater
Alexander Van Meegen (Harvard)
Blake Bordelon (Harvard)
Francesca Mignacco (Princeton)
Stefano Sarao Mannelli (UCL)
Dynamical Mean Field Theory for Neural Networks
1:00pm Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience Simons Amphitheater
Mikhail Belkin (UCSD)
Backpropagation-free algorithms that learn features
3:30pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions Simons Amphitheater
All Participants
Collective Leisure Activity

Auditorium, Ampitheater, Seminar Room, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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