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Training the Next Generation of European Visual Neuroscientists for the benefit of innovation in health care and high-tech industry


Advanced courses

Three advanced training courses


Quarterly Network Newsletter


Report on outreach activities


Network training certificates for 15 fellows


8 Network workshops (in conjunction with meetings D6.4)


Visiting Researchers


Application Guidelines for health care and technology


International dissemination conference

Doctoral Degrees

Awarding doctoral degrees to 15 fellows

Progress report

compulsory deliverable

Final program report

Final report on overall program (including training)

WP4 Final report

Final report on R&D in WP4

WP2 Mid-term report

D2.1 Report on R&D progress in WP2

Course Descriptions

Descriptions, structure and content of Training courses for dissemination

WP2 Final report

D2.2 Final report on R&D in WP2

WP3 Mid-term report

Report on R&D progress in WP3

WP3 Final report

Final report on R&D in WP3

Draft periodic Report

for the purpose of the meeting

Mid-term review

Report on overall program progress (including training) for mid term review

WP4 Mid-term report

Report on R&D progress in WP4


Altered organization of the visual cortex in FHONDA syndrome

Author(s): Khazar Ahmadi, Alessio Fracasso, Jelle A. van Dijk, Charlotte Kruijt, Maria van Genderen, Serge O. Dumoulin, Michael B. Hoffmann
Published in: NeuroImage, 2018, ISSN 1053-8119
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.02.053

Response to short-term deprivation of the human adult visual cortex measured with 7T BOLD

Author(s): Paola Binda, Jan W Kurzawski, Claudia Lunghi, Laura Biagi, Michela Tosetti, Maria Concetta Morrone
Published in: eLife, Issue 7, 2018, ISSN 2050-084X
DOI: 10.7554/elife.40014

Inhibitory surrounds of motion mechanisms revealed by continuous tracking

Author(s): Akshatha Bhat, Guido Marco Cicchini, David C. Burr
Published in: Journal of Vision, Issue 18/13, 2018, Page(s) 7, ISSN 1534-7362
DOI: 10.1167/18.13.7

Area Prostriata in the Human Brain

Author(s): Kyriaki Mikellidou, Jan W. Kurzawski, Francesca Frijia, Domenico Montanaro, Vincenzo Greco, David C. Burr, Maria Concetta Morrone
Published in: Current Biology, Issue 27/19, 2017, Page(s) 3056-3060.e3, ISSN 0960-9822
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.065

Cortical depth dependent population receptive field attraction by spatial attention in human V1

Author(s): Barrie P. Klein, Alessio Fracasso, Jelle A. van Dijk, Chris L.E. Paffen, Susan F. te Pas, Serge O. Dumoulin
Published in: NeuroImage, Issue 176, 2018, Page(s) 301-312, ISSN 1053-8119
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.04.055

How Ocular Dominance and Binocularity Are Reflected by the Population Receptive Field Properties

Author(s): Pieter B. de Best, Noa Raz, Serge O. Dumoulin, Netta Levin
Published in: Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science, Issue 59/13, 2018, Page(s) 5301, ISSN 1552-5783
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.18-24161

A second-order orientation-contrast stimulus for population-receptive-field-based retinotopic mapping

Author(s): Funda Yildirim, Joana Carvalho, Frans W. Cornelissen
Published in: NeuroImage, Issue 164, 2018, Page(s) 183-193, ISSN 1053-8119
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.06.073

Abnormal visual gain control and excitotoxicity in early-onset Parkinson’s disease Drosophila models

Author(s): Marc M. Himmelberg, Ryan J. H. West, Christopher J. H. Elliott, Alex R. Wade
Published in: Journal of Neurophysiology, Issue 119/3, 2018, Page(s) 957-970, ISSN 0022-3077
DOI: 10.1152/jn.00681.2017

A perceptive plus in Parkinson's disease

Author(s): Marc M. Himmelberg, Ryan J.H. West, Alex R. Wade, Christopher J.H. Elliott
Published in: Movement Disorders, Issue 33/2, 2018, Page(s) 248-248, ISSN 0885-3185
DOI: 10.1002/mds.27240

Eccentricity-dependent temporal contrast tuning in human visual cortex measured with fMRI

Author(s): Marc M. Himmelberg, Alex R. Wade
Published in: NeuroImage, Issue 184, 2019, Page(s) 462-474, ISSN 1053-8119
DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.09.049

Attentional Modulation of Visual Spatial Integration: Psychophysical Evidence Supported by Population Coding Modeling

Author(s): Alessandro Grillini, Remco J. Renken, Frans W. Cornelissen
Published in: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2019, Page(s) 1-14, ISSN 0898-929X
DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_01412

"The ""hypnotic state"" and eye movements: Less there than meets the eye?"

Author(s): Etzel Cardeña, Barbara Nordhjem, David Marcusson-Clavertz, Kenneth Holmqvist
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 12/8, 2017, Page(s) e0182546, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182546

On accurate evaluation of GANs for language generation

Author(s): Stanislau Semeniuta, Aliaksei Severyn, and Sylvain Gelly
Published in: TFAGDM ICML workshop, 2018

Image classification with recurrent attention models

Author(s): Stanislau Semeniuta and Erhardt Barth
Published in: IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence, 2016

A Hybrid Convolutional Variational Autoencoder for Text Generation

Author(s): Semeniuta, Stanislau; Severyn, Aliaksei; Barth, Erhardt
Published in: Proceedings EMNLP, Issue 5, 2017

Towards using the spatio-temporal properties of eye movements to classify visual field defects

Author(s): Alessandro Grillini, Daniel Ombelet, Rijul S. Soans, Frans W. Cornelissen
Published in: Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications - ETRA '18, 2018, Page(s) 1-5
DOI: 10.1145/3204493.3204590

Perceived emotion from images through deep neural networks

Author(s): Alex Hernandez-Garcia
Published in: 2017 Seventh International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII), 2017, Page(s) 566-570
DOI: 10.1109/acii.2017.8273656

Recurrent dropout without memory loss

Author(s): Semeniuta, S., Severyn, A., & Barth, E.
Published in: Proceedings of COLING 2016, the 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics: Technical Papers, 2016, Page(s) 1757–1766

Further Advantages of Data Augmentation on Convolutional Neural Networks

Author(s): Alex Hernández-García, Peter König
Published in: Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning – ICANN 2018 - 27th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Rhodes, Greece, October 4-7, 2018, Proceedings, Part I, Issue 11139, 2018, Page(s) 95-103
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-01418-6_10

Recurrent Dropout without Memory Loss

Author(s): Semeniuta, Stanislau; Severyn, Aliaksei; Barth, Erhardt
Published in: 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.546212

Do deep nets really need weight decay and dropout?

Author(s): Hernández-García, Alex; König, Peter
Published in: Issue 2, 2019


Data from: Response to short-term deprivation of the human adult visual cortex measured with 7T BOLD

Author(s): Binda, Paola; Kurzawski, Jan W.; Lunghi, Claudia; Biagi, Laura; Tosetti, Michela; Morrone, Maria Concetta; Kurzawski, Jan W
Published in: Dryad