BFBC 2024 - The 12th RIEC Int. Symp. on Brain Functions and Brain Computer2024

The 12th RIEC International Symposium on Brain Functions and Brain Computer

DATE:February 27-28, 2024

VENUE:Research Institute of Electrical Communication, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan



Technical Program (All times listed in JST [GMT +09:00])

Feb. 27

9:30 - 9:35 Greetings
A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
---- Special Session 1 (Chair: S. Sato) ----
"Spintronics-Based Edge Computing Hardware Fundamentals"
9:35 - 10:05 [SS1-1 (Invited)] Analog spiking neural networks with floating gate synapses in CMOS technology
M. Baschieri, G. Camisa, E. Polidori, M. Mastella, E. Prati, G. Ferrari (PoliM, Italy)
10:05 - 10:25 [SS1-2] CMOS spiking neural networks for edge computing
S. Sato, S. Moriya, S. Ono, H. Yamamoto, Y. Horio, Y. Yuminaka, J. Madrenas (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
10:25 - 10:45 [SS1-3] Analysis of learning process in spatio-temporal learning network
T. Orima, Y. Horio, T. Tsuji, M. Furuya (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
10:45 - 11:00 Break (15 min)
11:00 - 11:30 [SS1-4 (Invited)] Spin and acoustic wave based Ising machines
J. Åkerman, A. Litvinenko, R. Khymyn, A. A. Awad, R. Ovcharov, V. González (Univ. Gothenburg, Sweden, Tohoku Univ., Japan)
11:30 - 11:50 [SS1-5] Enhanced convergence in p-bit based simulated annealing with partial deactivation for large-scale combinatorial optimization problems
N. Onizawa, T. Hanyu (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
11:50 - 13:30 Lunch Break
--- Special Session 2 (Chairs: Y. Masamizu, H. Yamamoto) ---
"The 3rd Symposium on Multicellular Neurobiocomputing"
13:30 - 14:00 [SS2-1 (Invited)] Learning and memory in stress circuits
T. Füzesi, N. P. Rasiah, D. G. Rosenegger, M. Rojas-Carvajal, T. Chomiak, N. Daviu, L. A. Molina, K. Simone, T. L. Sterley, W. Nicola, J. S. Bains (Univ. Calgary, Canada)
14:00 - 14:20 [SS2-2] Reservoir-based predictive coding model for sensory signal processing
Y. Katori, Y. Yonemura (Future Univ. Hakodate, Japan)
14:20 - 14:40 [SS2-3] Stimulus-induced bursts of hippocampal mossy fibers
H. Kamiya (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
14:40 - 14:55 Break (15min)
14:55 - 15:25 [SS2-4 (Invited)] Biomimetic spiking neural network and real-time closed-loop bio-hybrid systems
T. Levi, R. Beaubois, J. Cheslet, P-M. Faure, G. N'kaoua, F. Poulletier de Gannes, P. Branchereau, A. Tixier-Mita, Y. Ikeuchi (Univ. Bordeaux, France)
15:25 - 15:40 [SS2-5] Neuromorphic spatio-temporal spike pattern detection model with biological plausibility
S. Furuichi, T. Kohno (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
15:40 - 16:10 [SS2-6 (Invited)] Basic and translational applications for synthetic biological intelligence: past findings and new tools
B. J. Kagan A. Azadi, D. Hogan, A. Doherty, A. Loeffler, J. Gritching, H. Forough, C. Desouza, F. Doensen, G. Kirilow, J. Churchill, J. Bowkett, K. D. Abu-Bonsrah, B. Watmuff, S. H. Byun, J. Stewart, H.W. Chong (Cortical Labs, Australia)
16:10 - 18:10 --- Poster Session ---
[P-1] Plasticity and learning in a computational network model of dendritic calcium-evoked bursting neurons
V. Sekulic, S. Dong, T. J. McHugh (RIKEN, Japan)
[P-2] Data-driven estimation framework for extracting nonlinear dynamics in biophysical neuron models
H. Nakano, T. Omori (Kobe Univ., Japan)
[P-3] Machine learning algorithm for estimating neuronal network structure with biologically plausible connectivity prior
T. Shoji, T. Omori (Kobe Univ., Japan)
[P-4] Data-driven online framework for estimation and feedback control of neuronal dynamics by fully sequential Monte Carlo method
T. Omi, T. Omori (Kobe Univ., Japan)
[P-5] Parameter estimation of neuron-glia interactive dynamics with multiple time scales
K. Fujiwara, T. Omori (Kobe Univ., Japan)
[P-6] Data-driven method for extracting latent neuronal systems from imaging data
T. Watanabe, T. Omori (Kobe Univ., Japan)
[P-7] Time series prediction in reservoir neural network consists of neurons with local temporal history
G. Ishii, Y. Horio (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-8] Time-series prediction by neural network reservoir using output layer neuron with temporal-history terms
T. Sano, Y. Horio, T. Orima, G. Ishii (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-9] Multistage template matching evaluation technique for spatiotemporal context learning network outputs
M. Furuya, T. Orima, Y. Horio, T. Tsuji (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-10] Pattern recognition through synchronization to oscillatory inputs in chaotic neural networks
K. Tokuda, N. Fujiwara (Juntendo Univ., Japan)
[P-11] Generation of Lorenz attractor by reservoir-based predictive coding in cultured neurons with spiking neural network model
Y. Ishikawa, T. Shinkawa, T. Sumi, H. Kato, H. Yamamoto, Y. Katori (Future Univ. Hakodate, Japan)
[P-12] A basic study of hierarchical reservoir computing for modeling Stroop effect
H. Terakawa, H. Kato, Y. Yonemura, Y. Katori (Oita Univ., Japan)
[P-13] Contribution of AMPA and NMDA receptors to the synaptic weight of single neurons in an autaptic culture
R. Onda, M. Yamazoe, S. Kishino, M. Ishida, H. Yamamoto, T. Tanii (Waseda Univ., Japan)
[P-14] Parameter analysis for biologically plausible learning algorithms for recurrent SNNs: impact of dynamical and anatomical network properties
D. Noè, H. Yamamoto, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-15] Simplified hierarchical reservoir computing model for multi-step ahead time series prediction
Y. Wenkai, S. Moriya, H. Yamamoto, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-16] Sparse binary neural networks: FPGA-based implementation
T. Okano, T. Saito (Hosei Univ., Japan)
[P-17] Physical reservoir made of gold-nanoparticle random arrays exhibiting nonlinear characteristics due to the Coulomb blockade
Y. Hayashi, K. Kobayashi, M. Moriya, H. Shimada, Y. Mizugaki (Electro-Communications, Japan)
[P-18] Analysis and circuit implementation of spatiotemporal contextual learning and memory neural networks
T. Tsuji, T. Orima, Y. Horio (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-19] Analog circuit design of multiplicative spike-timing-dependent plasticity in 65-nm CMOS
S. Moriya, Y. Iida, H. Yamamoto, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-20] Reservoir computing system with ultra-low power analog CMOS spiking neural network LSIs
S. Ono, S. Moriya, H. Yamamoto, Y. Yuminaka, Y. Horio, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-21] A hippocampus-inspired memory model with an accumulation function through place representation planes for digital VLSI implementation
A. Mizutani, Y. Tanaka, H. Tamukoh, K. Tateno, O. Nomura, T. Morie (Kyushu Inst. Tech., Japan)
[P-22] Designing modular neuronal networks with directional connections to enhance dynamical complexity
N. Monma, H. Yamamoto, H. Murota, S. Moriya, N. Fujiwara, A.Hirano-Iwata, S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-23] Modulation of neuronal ensembles by optogenetic stimulation in biological neuronal networks
H. Murota, H. Yamamoto, N. Monma, S. Sato, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-24] Chitosan nanofibers as a substrate for neural stimulation
D. Ando, T. Teshima, F. Zurita, H. Peng, K. Ogura, K. Kondo, L. Weiß, A. Hirano-iwata, M. Bechrer, J. Alexander, B. Wolfrum (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-25] Recovery of neuronal activity in culture and numerical models through functional connectivity reorganization
T. Sumi, A. M. Houben, A.-C. Häb, H. Yamamoto, H. Kato, Y. Katori, H. Chiba, J. Soriano, A. Hirano-Iwata (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
[P-26] Exhibition
B.J. Kagan (Cortical Labs, Australia)

Feb. 28

--- General Session 1 (Chair: S. Moriya) ---
9:30 - 10:00 [GS1-1 (Invited)] From quantum perceptrons to quantum reservoir computing
E. Prati (Univ. Milan, Italy)
10:00 - 10:30 [GS1-2 (Invited)] Mapping spiking neural applications on digital custom hardware for efficient real-time execution
J. Madrenas, B. Vallejo-Mancero, M. Zapata, S. Moriya, S. Sato (Polytechn. Univ. Catalonia, Spain)
10:30 - 10:45 [GS1-3] Spike pattern learning through STDP mechanisms with competitive dynamics and axonal delays
Z. Hao, T. Kohno (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
10:45 - 11:00 Break (15 min)
--- Special Session 3 (Chair: Y. Katori) ---
"The 3rd Symposium on Multicellular Neurobiocomputing"
11:00 - 11:30 [SS3-1 (Invited)] Stimulation in engineered neuronal cultures: from plasticity to reservoir computing
A.-C. Haeb, A. Houben, M. Olives, J. Soriano (Univ. Barcelona, Spain)
11:30 - 11:50 [SS3-2] Brain-wide mapping of stimulus induced variability quenching reveals modularity of cortical network
T. Matsui (Doshisha Univ., Japan)
11:50 - 12:10 [SS3-3] Development in technology for the production of new neural circuits in the brain
Y. Masamizu, H. Osaki, K. Nishimura, M. Kato-Negishi, H. Onoe, S. Takeuchi, M. Matsuzaki (Doshisha Univ., Japan)
12:10 - 12:30 [SS3-4] "Multicellular Neurobiocomputing" and beyond
H. Yamamoto, Y. Katori, T. Matsui, Y. Masamizu (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
--- Special Session 4 (Chair: M. Kimura) ---
"Brain-Mimicking and Inspired Computing: Devices, Architectures, and Algorithms"
14:00 - 14:20 [SS4-1] Thin-film memdevices and neuromorphic systems
M. Kimura (NAIST, Ryukoku Univ., Japan)
14:20 - 14:40 [SS4-2] Oxide channel ferroelectric-gate transistors for nonvolatile memory and computing applications
E. Tokumitsu (JAIST, Japan)
14:40 - 14:55 [SS4-3] Training efficient stochastic computing neural networks using one-bit unipolar encoding
B. Golbabaei, Y. Kan, R. Zhang, Y. Nakashima (NAIST, Japan)
14:55 - 15:10 [SS4-4] A stochastic encoding approach for robust brain-inspired hyperdimensional computing
H. Tang, Y. Kan, R. Zhang, Y. Nakashima (NAIST, Japan)
15:10 - 15:25 Break (15 min)
--- General Session 2 (Chair: Y. Horio) ---
15:25 - 15:55 [GS2-1 (Invited)] Context-dependent binding effects and retrieval of episodic memories in cortical network models with Hebbian-like plasticity
P. Herman, N. Chrysanthidis, A. Lansner, F. Fiebig (KTH Royal Inst. Technol., Sweden)
15:55 - 16:10 [GS2-2] Parameter fitting approach for the piecewise quadratic neuron model using improved particle swarm optimization framework
Z. Yang, T. Kohno (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
16:10 - 16:25 [GS2-3] A proposal of fading channel prediction method based on spin-wave reservoir computing
J. Chen, H. Chen, R. Nakane, A. Hirose (Univ. Tokyo, Japan)
16:25 - 16:40 [GS2-4] Acquisition of physical kinetics of machines by reservoir computing and its applications to anomaly detection
S. Kojima, K. Minagawa, T. Saito, K. Ando, T. Asai (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
16:40 - 17:00 [GS2-5] Neuromorphic design of cortical visual prosthesis
T. Yagi, Y. Hayashida, Y. Takeuchi (Osaka Univ., Japan)
17:00 - 17:05 Closing
S. Sato (Tohoku Univ., Japan)

Social Program

The symposium banquet will be held in the evening (18:30-20:30) on Feb. 27th at Restaurant Hagi (map). The banquet fee (5,000 JPY) must be paid by cash (only JPY is available).