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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Monday, Nov 27

**12:00pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions** *Simons Amphitheater*
All Participants (KITP)
*7th Week Welcome*
**3:30pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions** *Fred Kavli Auditorium*
Stefan Ostermann (Harvard)
*Programmable Simulations of Molecules and Materials with Reconfigurable Quantum Processors*
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Tuesday, Nov 28

**9:45am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Simons Amphitheater*
Mikhail Belkin (UCSD)
*Toward a practical theory of deep learning: feature learning in deep neural networks and backpropagation-free algorithms that learn features*
**10:30am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Simons Amphitheater*
Dmitri Chklovskii (Flatiron Institute)
*Reimagining the neuron as a controller: A novel model for Neuroscience and AI*
**11:15am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Simons Amphitheater*
Mate Lengyel (University of Cambridge)
*Continual learning the biological way â€" contextual inference is key*
**12:00pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions** *Fred Kavli Auditorium*
Yidan Wang (Harvard)
*Multi-photon scattering in dipolar atomic arrays*
**1:30pm ** *Small Seminar Room*
All Participants
*Weekly Meeting*
**3:30pm Physics Department Colloquium** *Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)*
Katherine de Kleer (Caltech)
*The history of tidal heating at the galilean moons*
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Wednesday, Nov 29

**11:00am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Fred Kavli Auditorium (Main)*
Cathy Chen (UC Berkeley)
Ariel Goldstein (Hebrew University)
*Discussion Session on NLP, LLMs and the human brain*
**12:00pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions** *Simons Amphitheater*
Takashi Mori (RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science)
*Connection between decoherence of an open system and thermalization of an isolated system*
**3:30pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions** *Fred Kavli Auditorium*
Roger Melko (U. Waterloo)
*Quantum computers, many-body physics, and machine learning*
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Thursday, Nov 30

**9:45am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Simons Amphitheater*
Kamesh Krishnamurthy (Princeton University)
*Inductive biases facilitating relational learning and abstraction in neural networks*
**10:00am Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions** *Fred Kavli Auditorium*
Stefan Kehrein (Univ. Goettingen)
*Informal discussion on the SYK model*
**10:30am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Simons Amphitheater*
David Klindt (Stanford University)
*Identifying Interpretable Visual Features in Artificial and Biological Neural Systems*
**11:15am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Simons Amphitheater*
Michael Bonner (Johns Hopkins University)
*A high-dimensional view of computational neuroscience*
**2:00pm Joint Theory Seminar Series** *Simons Amphitheater*
Gautam Satishchandran (Princeton University)
*Generalized Black Hole Entropy is von Neumann Entropy*
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Friday, Dec 1

**10:00am Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Simons Amphitheater*
Alexander Van Meegen (Harvard)
Blake Bordelon (Harvard)
Francesca Mignacco (Princeton)
Stefano Sarao Mannelli (UCL)
*Dynamical Mean Field Theory for Neural Networks*
**1:00pm Deep Learning from the Perspective of Physics and Neuroscience** *Simons Amphitheater*
Mikhail Belkin (UCSD)
*Backpropagation-free algorithms that learn features*
**3:30pm Out-of-equilibrium Dynamics and Quantum Information of Many-body Systems with Long-range Interactions** *Simons Amphitheater*
All Participants
*Collective Leisure Activity*
Auditorium, Ampitheater, Seminar Room, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on
the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall
Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics
Department Colloquium.

Indicates
a talk of general interest.