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Klaus Wimmer

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Position: Former post-doctoral Researcher

E-mail: kwimmer@clinic.ub.es

Phone: +34 93 2275400 ext. 4167

 

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Research interests

Short Curriculum Vitae

Dr. rer. nat. (eq. PhD) at Technische Universität Berlin, Germany (“summa cum laude”), 2009.

Diplom-Ingenieur (eq. M.Sc.) in Information and Communications Technology, Technische Universität Graz, Austria, 2004.

Online talks

Wimmer, K. Stimulus fluctuations together with top-down feedback can account for the dynamics of choice probability in MT, Bernstein Conference 2013 (Sep 2013). [Video]

Wimmer, K. Stimulus fluctuations together with top-down feedback can account for the dynamics of choice probabilities, ESF Exploratory Workshop on Noise in Decision Making: Theory Meets Experiment (May 2013). [YouTube]

Publications

[Google scholar profile]

[Publications on PubMed]

Wimmer, K, Ramon, M, Pasternak, T & Compte A (2016). Transitions between multiband oscillatory patterns characterize memory-guided perceptual decisions in prefrontal circuits. J Neurosci 36(2): 489-505.

Wimmer, K, Compte A, Roxin A, Peixoto D, Renart A & de la Rocha J (2015). Sensory integration dynamics in a hierarchical network explains choice probabilities in cortical area MT. Nat Commun 6: 6177.

Wimmer K, Nykamp DQ, Constantinidis C & Compte A (2014). Bump attractor dynamics in prefrontal cortex explains behavioral precision in spatial working memory. Nat Neurosci 17:431-439.

Wimmer K (2014). Adaptation in Sensory Cortices, Models of. In: Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience, Eds. Jaeger D, Jung R, Springer New York, 1-6.

Stimberg M1, Wimmer K1, Martin R, Schwabe L, Mariño J, Schummers J, Lyon DC, Sur M, Obermayer K (2009). The operating regime of local computations in primary visual cortex. Cereb Cortex 19:2166-2180.

Wimmer K1, Stimberg M1, Martin R, Schwabe L, Mariño J, Schummers J, Lyon DC, Sur M, Obermayer K (2009). Dependence of orientation tuning on recurrent excitation and inhibition in a network model of V1. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 21:1769-1776.

Wimmer K1, Hildebrandt KJ1, Hennig RM, Obermayer K (2008). Adaptation and selective information transmission in the cricket auditory neuron AN2 . PLoS Comput Biol 4:e1000182.

Schummers J, Cronin B, Wimmer K, Stimberg M, Martin R, Obermayer K. Koerding K, Sur M (2007). Dynamics of orientation tuning in cat V1 neurons depend on location within layers and orientation maps. Front Neurosci 1:145-159.

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Software

Python / Brian code of the hierarchical network model of perceptual decision making from Wimmer et al. (2015).

Matlab code of three mechanistic working memory models (bump attractor model, discrete attractor model, and decaying bump models). Corresponding to Wimmer et al. (2014).

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