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Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation

Organisational unit: Research Institute

Contact information

Informatics Forum
10 Crichton Street
Edinburgh
EH8 9AB
United Kingdom
  • Phone: 0131 650 2685
  • Fax: 0131 650 6899

Organisation profile

Website: http://www.anc.ed.ac.uk/

The Institute studies brain processes and artificial learning systems, theoretically and empirically, drawing on the disciplines of neuroscience, cognitive science, computer science, computational science, mathematics and statistics.

ANC was formed in 1998 when the School of Informatics was created out of five previous departments and centres.  ANC evolved from Prof. David Willshaw's research group, the Centre for Neural Systems, originally part of the Centre for Cognitive Science.

ANC fosters the study of adaptive processes in both artificial and biological systems. It encourages interdisciplinary and collaborative work involving the traditional disciplines of neuroscience, cognitive science, computer science, computational science, mathematics and statistics.

Research activities & awards

  1. Van Heyningen Award for Teaching in Science and Engineering

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesPrize (including medals and awards)

  2. Best Work In Progress Award

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesPrize (including medals and awards)

  3. Google PhD Fellowship Program

    Activity: Awards and AccoladesFellowships awarded competitively

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