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Back issues of Neuron Digest are on http://www.erg.abdn.ac.uk /projects/neuralweb/digests/, with full hypertext linking and search capabilities. This is part of a Neural Web server for the neurocomputing community, to be operational in another month. [Gary Whittington (gary@erg.aberdeen.ac.uk), Neuron Digest, 5/30/94.] Los Alamos also has a neural network home page, http://laws/x1_homepage.html. [Roger D. Jones (rdj@demos.lanl.gov).]

The Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC) and the Neural Processes in Cognition (NPC) Training Program -- joint projects of CMU and UPittsburgh -- have a WWW page for faculty lists, colloquia schedules, etc. http://www.cs.cmu.edu:8001/afs/cs/project/cnbc/CNBC.html. [David.Redish@cs.cmu.edu, connectionists, 5/27/94.]

David J.C. MacKay (UCambridge) is publishing a paper on "density networks" for dimensionality estimation and Bayesian learning in neural networks. A probability distribution is used as the input, with target outputs provided. FTP *.ps.Z from pub/mackay/density on host 131.111.48.8. 12 pp. [mackay@mrao.cam.ac.uk, connectionists, 5/26/94.]

Most speakers at a recent Consciousness conference quoted William James or cited his turn-of-the-century work in psychology. James held, among other views, that concepts are associational: nothing has meaning except in relation to other things. Send a "subscribe psyche-d your name" message to listserv@nki.bitnet for related discussions. [Steve Potter (spotter @druggist.gg.caltech.edu), Neuron Digest, 5/30/94.]

Although unconfirmed, several biochemists are proposing microtubules (MTs) as computational or information-transmitting elements. MTs and are the major cytoskeletal elements of neurons and most other cells, including one-celled animals. Tubulin can switch between two conformational states based on the state of neighboring monomers, possibly propagating in waves. Clusters of water molecules in or near the MTs might also be involved. [Steve Potter (spotter@druggist.gg.caltech.edu), Neuron Digest, 5/30/94.]

The Neural Information Processing Systems conference, NIPS*94, has a home page on http://www.cs.cmu.edu:8001/afs/cs/project/cnbc/nips/NIPS.html. [David_Redish@gs17.sp.cs.cmu.edu, connectionists, 5/28/94.]