Gabriel A. SilvainThe Quantastic JournalExtending Undirected Graph Techniques to Directed Graphs via Category TheoryNetworks naturally arise in many real-world situations. They are ubiquitous across both the natural sciences and engineering…Jul 9Jul 9

Gabriel A. SilvaAn Attempt at Computable Emergence in Complex SystemsThe interaction of two systems as glueing the two network structures together. From Li et. al. (2024) arXiv:2311.17403Jul 21Jul 21

Gabriel A. SilvaUsing Quantum Computing to Infer Behaviors of Biological and Artificial Neural NetworksImage credit: GettyMar 311Mar 311

Gabriel A. SilvaAn Introduction to Nanotechnology and Its Applications to MedicineNanotechnology and nanoengineering are producing significant scientific and technological advances in diverse fields including medicine and…Jul 10, 2023Jul 10, 2023

Gabriel A. SilvaComparing the Dynamics of Neural Networks using Edge-Ordered Multi-Directed GraphletsThe integration and propagation of information in the brain depend on the interplay between structural and dynamical properties across many…Apr 14, 2022Apr 14, 2022

Gabriel A. SilvaLearning Without Gradient Descent Encoded by the Dynamics of a Neurobiological ModelIn general, the tremendous success and achievements of the many flavors of machine learning (ML) are based on variations of gradient…Jan 14, 20224Jan 14, 20224

Gabriel A. SilvaThe Geometry of Nervous Systems may have Precisely Evolved to Support Rich Dynamic FunctionThere are many methods and tools available to study complex systems. But understanding how the structural connectivity of a network…Jan 5, 20222Jan 5, 20222

Gabriel A. SilvaUnderstanding the Brain’s Algorithms Through the Lens of its Physical ConstraintsEverything the human brain is capable of is the product of a complex symphony of interactions between many distinct signaling events and…Dec 10, 20215Dec 10, 20215

Gabriel A. SilvaBeyond Simulation: The Increasing Need for (Experimentally Grounded) Theoretical NeuroscienceA number of years ago I wrote a commentary in Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience that I believe is even more important today then back…Nov 16, 20212Nov 16, 20212

Gabriel A. SilvainSnipetteThe Challenges of Determining How Neurons are Connected When You Can’t Visualize the ConnectionsThis (somewhat) technical article is based on the introduction of a recent peer-reviewed published paper from our group, and summarizes…Oct 26, 20214Oct 26, 20214

Gabriel A. SilvaGraph Neural Networks and Generalizable Models in NeuroscienceConstructing generalizable models in neuroscience is challenging because neural systems are typically complex in the sense that they are…Nov 12, 2021Nov 12, 2021