Publications by F. Sinz

Journal Articles


X. Jiang, S. Shen, C. Cadwell, P. Berens, F. Sinz, A. S. Ecker, S. Patel, and A. Tolias
Principles of connectivity among morphologically defined cell types in adult neocortex
Science, 350(6264), 1055, 2015
#connectivity, #interneurons, #morphology, #machine learning
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F. Sinz, J.-P. Lies, S. Gerwinn, and M. Bethge
Natter: A Python Natural Image Statistics Toolbox
Journal of Statistical Software, 61(5), 2014
#natural image statistics, #software, #python
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E. Froudarakis, P. Berens, A. S. Ecker, R. J. Cotton, F. H. Sinz, D. Yatsenko, P. Saggau, M. Bethge, et al.
Population code in mouse V1 facilitates read-out of natural scenes through increased sparseness
Nature Neuroscience, 17, 851-857, 2014
#sparsity, #natural image statistics, #population coding, #v1, #two-photon imaging
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F. Sinz and M. Bethge
What is the Limit of Redundancy Reduction with Divisive Normalization?
Neural Computation, 2013
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F. Sinz and M. Bethge
Temporal adaptation enhances efficient contrast gain control on natural images
PLoS Computational Biology, 9(1), 2013
#natural image statistics, #divisive normalization, #contrast gain control, #lp-spherically symmetric distributions
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L. Theis, S. Gerwinn, F. Sinz, and M. Bethge
In All Likelihood, Deep Belief Is Not Enough
Journal of Machine Learning Research, 12, 3071-3096, 2011
#natural image statistics, #deep belief networks, #boltzmann machines, #deep learning
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F. Sinz and M. Bethge
Lp-nested symmetric distributions
Journal of Machine Learning Research, 11, 3409-3451, 2010
#natural image statistics, #ica, #lp-spherically symmetric distributions, #nu-spherical symmetric distributions
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R. Hosseini, F. Sinz, and M. Bethge
Lower bounds on the redundancy of natural images
Vision Research, 50(22), 2213-2222, 2010
#natural image statistics
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F. H. Sinz, S. Gerwinn, and M. Bethge
Characterization of the p-Generalized Normal Distribution
Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 100(5), 817-820, 2009
#p-generalized normal distribution, #uniqueness theorem, #power exponential distribution
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J. Eichhorn, F. Sinz, and M. Bethge
Natural Image Coding in V1: How Much Use Is Orientation Selectivity?
PLoS Computational Biology, 5(4), 2009
#natural image models, #natural image statistics, #normative models
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R. Collobert, F. Sinz, J. Weston, and L. Bottou
Large scale transductive SVMs
Journal of Machine Learning Research, 7, 1687-1712, 2006
#cccp optimization, #svms, #semi-supervised learning, #transductive learning
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Conference Papers


F. H. Sinz, E. Simoncelli, and M. Bethge
Hierarchical Modeling of Local Image Features through Lp-Nested Symmetric Distributions
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22, 2009
#natural image statistics, #ica, #lp-spherically symmetric distributions, #nu-spherical symmetric distributions
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F. Sinz and M. Bethge
The Conjoint Effect of Divisive Normalization and Orientation Selectivity on Redundancy Reduction
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 21, 2008
#contrast gain control, #normative models, #natural image statistics, #lp-spherically symmetric distributions
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F. H. Sinz, O. Chapelle, A. Agarwal, and B. Schölkopf
An Analysis of Inference with the Universum
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 20, 2008
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J. Weston, R. Collobert, F. Sinz, L. Bottou, and V. Vapnik
Inference with the Universum
Proceedings of the 23rd international conference on Machine learning ICML 06, 2006
#cccp optimization, #svms, #semi-supervised learning, #transductive learning
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R. Collobert, F. Sinz, J. Weston, and L. Bottou
Trading Convexity for Scalability
Proceedings of the 23rd international conference on Machine learning ICML 06, 2006
#cccp optimization, #svms, #semi-supervised learning, #transductive learning
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F. Sinz, G. Quinonero-Candela, G. Bakir, C. Rassmussen, and M. Franz
Learning Depth From Stereo
Pattern Recognition Proc 26th DAGM Symposium LNCS 3175, 2004
#camera calibration, #machine learning
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D. Goeruer, C. E. Rasmussen, A. S. Tolias, F. Sinz, and N. K. Logothetis
Modelling Spikes with Mixtures of Factor Analysers
Pattern Recognition Proc 26th DAGM Symposium LNCS 3175, 2004
#spike sorting, #clustering, #mixture of factor analyzers
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Technical Reports


F. H. Sinz and M. Bethge
How much can orientation selectivity and contrast gain control reduce the redundancies in natural images
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 2008
#natural image models, #natural image statistics, #normative models, #ica, #contrast gain control
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F. H. Sinz and B. Schölkopf
Minimal Logical Constraint Covering Sets
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, 2006
#linear programming, #logical constraints, #covering set
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Book Chapters


J. Quinonero-Candela, C. E. Rasmussen, F. Sinz, and B. Schoelkopf
Evaluating Predictive Uncertainty Challenge
Machine Learning Challenges, Springer, 2006
#machine learning challenge, #predictive uncertainty
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Abstracts


R. Hosseini, F. Sinz, and M. Bethge
New Estimate for the Redundancy of Natural Images
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2010
#natural image statistics, #multi-information rate
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L. Theis, S. Gerwinn, F. Sinz, and M. Bethge
Likelihood Estimation in Deep Belief Networks
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2010
#deep belief networks, #likelihood estimation, #natural image statistics
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F. Sinz and M. Bethge
A new class of distributions for natural images generalizing independent subspace analysis
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2009
#natural image statistics, #lp-nested symmetric distributions, #independent subspace analysis
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F. Sinz and M. Bethge
Redundancy Reduction in Natural Images: Quantifying the Effect of Orientation Selectivity and Contrast Gain Control
Gordon Research Conference: Sensory Coding and The Natural Environment, 2008
#natural image statistics, #lp-spherically symmetric distributions, #contrast gain control
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F. Sinz and M. Bethge
The Conjoint Effect of Divisive Normalization and Orientation Selectivity on Redundancy Reduction in Natural Images
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2008
#natural image statistics, #lp-spherically symmetric distributions, #contrast gain control
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F. Sinz and M. O. Franz
Learning Depth
Proceedings of the 7th Tübingen Perception Conference (TWK 2004), 2004
#camera calibration, #machine learning
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