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Le Meridien Hotel, Cambridge, MA
8-9 November 2008

Organizing Committee:
Oded Ghitza, Sensimetrics and Boston University (Chair)
Pierre Divenyi, EBIRE, Martinez, CA
Nancy Kopell, Boston University




Day 1: Saturday, 8 November 2008
Welcome and Introduction


8:30 am
Session 1: Rhythm in Speech, Music, and the Brain
1.1. Rhythm in Speech and Music (Aniruddh Patel)
1.2. Rhythms in the Brain (Charles Schroeder)
1.3. Discussants - Neil Todd, Steve Greenberg
8:30 - 8:45
Session 2: Brain Imaging, Speech and Rhythm
2.1. Acoustics, Speech and Rhythms (David Poeppel)
2.2. Language Comprehension and Rhythms (Peter Hagoort)
2.3. Discussants - Alain de Cheveigné, Mark Liberman

10:30 - 12:00
Lunch
12:00 pm
Session 3: Circuitry for Neural Computation
3.1. Neural Computation with Spikes (John Hopfield)
3.2. Neuronal Phase Lock Loops (Ehud Ahissar)
3.3. Discussants - Lloyd Watts, Guy Brown
1:00 - 2:30
Session 4: Auditory Models
4.1. Modulation Maps (Torsten Dau)
4.2. Cortical Processing (Christoph Schreiner)
4.3. Discussants - Anne-Lise Giraud, Bertrand Delgutte
2:45 - 4:15
Day 2: Sunday, 9 November 2008
Session 5: Temporal Sequencing in Perception and Production
5.1. Temporal Structure in Brain Signals (Matias Palva)
5.2. Neural Mechanisms of Sequence Generation (Michale Fee)
5.3. Discussants - Steve Levinson, Louis Goldstein

8:30 - 10:00
Session 6: Rhythm in Speech Production and Recognition
6.1. Coupled oscillators in speech production (Elliot Saltzman)
6.2. Coupled oscillators in recognition (DeLiang Wang)
6.3. Discussants - Frank Guenther, Barak Pearlmutter
10:15 - 11:45
Lunch
12:00 pm
Session 7: Summary and General Discussion
12:30 - 2:00
Closure
2:15

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