The 7th RIEC International Symposium on Brain Functions and Brain Computer

February 22-23, 2019
Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Technical Program
Feb. 22
13:30 - 13:35 Opening Remarks
A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
--- Session 1 (Chair: Y. Horio) ---
13:35 - 14:05 [S1-1] Exploiting temporal codes in spiking neural networks
L. Theogarajan (UC Santa Barbara, USA)
14:05 - 14:25 [S1-2] Chaotic neural network reservoir and its application to brainmorphic computing hardware
Y. Horio (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
14:25 - 14:55 [S1-3] Recent developments on the state of the art in spiking neural hardware
J. Madrenas, M. Zapata, S. Moriya, S. Sato (Technical Univ. Catalunya, Spain)
14:55 - 15:15 [S1-4] Design of an analog MOS circuit of the Izhikevich neuron model
S. Sato, Y. Tamura, S. Moriya, T. Kato, M. Sakuraba, Y. Horio (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
15:15 - 15:30 Break (15 min)
--- Session 2 (Chair: H. Yamamoto) ---
15:30 - 15:50 [S2-1] Temporal integration of axonal spike signaling in the hippocampus
H. Kamiya (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
15:50 - 16:20 [S2-2] Three-dimensional neuronal cultures: challenges and opportunities
J. Soriano (Univ. Barcelona, Spain)
16:20 - 16:40 [S2-3] Stable lipid bilayers as a platform for cell-free synthesized ion channel proteins
A. Hirano-Iwata, D. Yamaura, M. Kato, T. Deguchi, F. Xingyao, D. Tadaki, T. Ma, H. Yamamoto, M. Niwano (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
16:40 - 16:55 Break (15 min)
16:55 - 17:55 --- Poster Session ---
[P-1] Ternarized Backpropagation: a hardware-oriented optimization algorithm for edge-oriented AI devices
T. Kaneko, M. Ikebe, S. Takamaeda-Yamazaki, M. Motomura, T. Asai (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
[P-2] A numerical study on an Izhikevich neuron model analog MOS Circuit
Y. Tamura, S. Moriya, T. Kato, M. Sakuraba, Y. Horio, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-3] Encoding and retrieval of object-in-place memory in a computational model of entorhinal-hippocampal neural network
K. Takada, K. Tateno, M. Kawauchi, T. Morie (Kyushu Inst. Technol., Japan)
[P-4] Simulation based on neuronal cable theory for structures within an olfactory sensory unit for nestmate and non-nestmate discrimination in the Japanese carpenter ant
J. Takano, T. Omori, H. Kubo, T. Uebi, Y. Takeichi, N. Miyazaki, K. Murata, K. Yasuyama, K. Inoue, N. Kajimura, M. K. Hojo, E. Takaya, S. Kurihara, M. Ozaki (Kobe Univ., Japan)
[P-5] Data-driven approach for extracting neuronal nonlinear dynamics
J. Yamasaki, S. Otsuka, T. Omori (Kobe Univ., Japan)
[P-6] Computational modeling of spontaneous firing patterns generated by single autaptic neurons
K. Hattori, T. Hayakawa, A. Nakanishi, M. Ishida, H. Yamamoto, A. Hirano-Iwata, T. Tanii (Waseda Univ., Japan)
[P-7] Roles of brain-inspired initial constraint on structure of recurrent neural network for its performance and robustness
T. Fusauchi, T. Samura (Yamaguchi Univ., Japan)
[P-8] Analysis of dynamical complexity in modular neuronal network models
S. Moriya, H. Yamamoto, A. Hirano-Iwata, S. Kubota, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-9] Functional complexity in neuronal network models with hierarchically modular organization
Z. Chen, H. Yamamoto, S. Moriya, K. Ide, S. Kubota, S. Sato, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-10] Raft-like domain in freestanding membrane suspended over microwells
Y. Nakatani, K. Kawahara, K. Harada, A. Oshima, H. Nakashima, K. Sumitomo (Univ. Hyogo, Japan)
[P-11] Pharmacological response of TRP channel in human iPS cell-derived sensory neurons using MEA system
A. Odawara, N. Matsuda, I. Suzuki (Tohoku Inst. Technol., Japan)
[P-12] An experimental study on spontaneous firing of a single neuron on micropatterned substrates
K. Sato, T. Nakane, H. Takahashi, K. Hattori, H. Yamamoto, A. Hirano-Iwata, T. Tanii (Waseda Univ., Japan)
[P-13] Structure-dependence of stimulus responses in micropatterned neuronal networks
T. Hayakawa, H. Yamamoto, K. Ide, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-14] High-speed imaging of spontaneous activity in micropatterned cortical cultures: Impact of modular organization
K. Wakimura, H. Yamamoto, K. Ide, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-15] Surface modification with visible-light-responsive TiO2 thin film
A. Kurotobi, S. Kono, T. Ichikawa, H. Yamamoto, A. Hirano-Iwata, T. Tanii (Waseda Univ., Japan)
[P-16] Functional characterization of cultured neuronal netoworks on ultrasoft gels
T. Sumi, H. Yamamoto, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
Feb. 23
--- Session 3 (Chair: S. Sato) ---
9:30 - 9:50 [S3-1] Optimized stimuli for neuronal desynchronization and their application to module networks
S. Kubota, J. E. Rubin, S. Moriya, H. Yamamoto, S. Sato, A. Hirano-Iwata (Yamagata Univ., Japan)
9:50 - 10:20 [S3-2] Robust sequence learning in attractor memory networks with fast Hebbian plasticity
P. Herman (Royal Inst. Technology, Sweden)
10:20 - 10:40 [S3-3] STDP in SNN implementation on FPGA
Y. Xia, T. Levi, T. Kohno (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
10:40 - 10:55 Break (15 min)
--- Session 4 (Chair: P. Herman) ---
10:55 - 11:25 [S4-1] Detecting neuron-glia communication through optic flow and synaptic stabilization in neuronal cultures
J. G. Orlandi, Y. Hernández, J. Davidsen, M. A. Colicos (Univ. Calgary, Canada)
11:25 - 11:45 [S4-2] Excitatory synaptic transmission is modulated by the density of surrounding astrocytes
K. Oyabu, S. Katsurabayashi, K. Iwasaki (Fukuoka Univ., Japan)
11:45 - 12:05 [S4-3] Dynamical richness in modular cortical networks emerges as trade-off between functional integrability and spatial segregation
H. Yamamoto, S. Moriya, K. Ide, T. Hayakawa, H. Akima, S. Sato, S. Kubota, T. Tanii, M. Niwano, S. Teller, J. Soriano, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
12:05 - 12:10 Closing Remarks
S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
Social Program The symposium banquet will be held in the evening (19:00-21:00) on Febrauary 22nd. The banquet fee (4,000 JPY) must be paid by cash (only JPY is available) at the registration desk.
2019.02.16 The final program has been uploaded.
2019.01.21 The tentative program has been uploaded.
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