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01/29/2015

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Ten Simple Rules for Organizing an Unconference

While many people may not yet have taken part in an unconference, the concept has been around for more than two decades. Committees and sponsors decide the main theme and sub-topics of the conference

and select the presenters based on peer-reviewed papers. Aidan Budd and colleagues provide Ten Simple Rules for organizing unconferences which focus on facilitating informal/networking interactions. 

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Ten Simple Rules for Organizing an Unconference

01/22/2015

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A Probabilistic Palimpsest Model of Visual Short-term Memory

Humans can remember several visual items for a few seconds and recall them; however, performance deteriorates surprisingly quickly with the number of items that must be stored. Matthey et al. discuss a simple model that focuses attention on the population representations that are putatively involved.

A Probabilistic Palimpsest Model of Visual Short-term Memory

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01/30/2015

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Aidan Budd

Our @PLOSCompBiol tips on organising #unconferences http://t.co/i5hoY5qkgT with @laurarubinat @francisrowland @MalvikaSharan @janosbinder

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