Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ELEC 481 - COMP/NEUROSCIENCE/NEURAL ENGNR

Long Title: COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE AND NEURAL ENGINEERING
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: An introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the brain. Includes basic electrophysiology of nerve and muscle. Develops mathematical models of neurons, synaptic transmission and natural neural networks. Leads to a discussion of neuromorphic circuits which can represent neuron and neural network behavior in silicon. Recommendation: Knowledge of electrical circuits, operational amplifier circuits and ordinary differential equations. Involves programming Matlab. Cross-list: BIOE 481, NEUR 481, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ELEC 583. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Knowledge of basic electrical and operational amplifier circuits; and ordinary differential equations. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ELEC 481 if student has credit for ELEC 583.