Jochen Triesch


Jochen Triesch received his Diploma and Ph.D. degrees in Physics from the University of Bochum, Germany, in 1994 and 1999, respectively. After two years as a post-doctoral fellow at the Computer Science Department of the University of Rochester, NY, USA, he joined the faculty of the Cognitive Science Department at UC San Diego, USA as an Assistant Professor in 2001. In 2005 he became a Fellow of the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 2006 he received a Marie Curie Excellence Center Award of the European Union. Since 2007 he is the Johanna Quandt Research Professor for Theoretical Life Sciences at FIAS. He also holds professorships at the Department of Physics and the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. In 2019 he obtained a visiting professorship at the Université Clermont Auvergne, France. His research interests span Computational Neuroscience, Machine Learning, and Developmental AI.


Learning to see — autonomously

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