Garrison W. Cottrell

Gary's Unbelievable Research Unit
Computer Science & Engineering Department 0404
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0404 USA

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ON SABBATICAL THIS YEAR IN Dijon, France until mid-June - don't try to come see me! ;-)

This also means if you are an Indian Engineering student looking for a summer internship, I can't do it.

Office: 4130 CSE Building
Phone: (858) 534-6640
Fax: (858) 534-7029
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Esra Hembrough at ehembrough at-sign eng dot ucsd dot edu (no spaces): 858-534-8873
E-mail: gary at-sign ucsd dot edu
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I am a Professor in the Computer Science & Engineering Department at UCSD . This means I can now go barefoot and there is nothing they can do about it! I am a member of the AI Group at UCSD. My research group, Gary's Unbelievable Research Unit, publishes unbelievable research. Our research is strongly interdisciplinary. It concerns using neural networks and other computational models applied to problems in cognitive science and artificial intelligence, engineering and biology. I have had success using them for such disparate tasks as modeling how children acquire words, studying how lobsters chew, and nonlinear data compression. Most recently I have worked on face and object recognition, visual salience and visual attention,  and modeling early visual cortex.


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