Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics - CCNR


Selected recent papers

Sengupta, BiswaLaughlin, Simon Barry and Niven, Jeremy (2014) Consequences of converting graded to action potentials upon neural information coding and energy efficiency. PLoS Computational Biology, 10 (1). e1003439. ISSN 1553-734X

Wystrach, A., Dewar, A. D., & Graham, P. (2014). Insect Vision: Emergence of Pattern Recognition from Coarse Encoding. Current Biology24(2), R78-R80.

X.R. Wang, J.T. Lizier, T. Nowotny, A.Z. Berna, M. Prokopenko, S.C. Trowell. Feature Selection for Chemical Sensor Arrays Using Mutual Information. PLoS ONEDOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089840

D. Samu, A.K. Seth, T. Nowotny, Influence of Wiring Cost on the Large-Scale Architecture of Human Cortical Connectivity. PLoS Comput. Biol. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003557

T. Nowotny, J.-P. Rospars, D. Martinez, S. Elbanna, S. Anton. Machine learning for automatic prediction of the quality of electrophysiological recordings. PLoS ONE, 10.1371/journal.pone.0080838 (2013)

Eduardo Serrano, T. Nowotny, Rafael Levi, Brian H. Smith, Ramón Huerta, Gain control network conditions in early sensory coding, PLoS Computational Biology 9:e1003133 (2013)

T. Nowotny, Jacob S. Stierle, C. Giovanni Galizia, Paul Szyszka, Data-driven honeybee antennal lobe model suggests how stimulus-onset asynchrony can aid odour segregation, Brain Research, 1536: 119-134. doi:10.1016/j.brainres.2013.05.038 (2013)

T. Nowotny, A. Z. Berna, R. Binions, S. Trowell. Optimal feature selection for classifying a large set of chemicals using metal oxide sensors. Sensors and Actuators B 187:471-480 (2013). doi:10.1016/j.snb.2013.01.088

Baddeley B, Graham P, Philippides A and Husbands P (2012)  A Model of Ant Route Navigation Driven by Scene Familiarity.  PLoS Comput Biol 8(1): e1002336. 

H. Belmabrouk, T. Nowotny , J.-P. Rospars and D. Martinez, Interaction of cellular and network mechanisms for efficient pheromone coding in moths, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci USA 108(49):19790-19795, DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1112367108 (2011)

Berthouze L, Farmer SF (2012) Adaptive time-varying Detrended Fluctuation Analysis, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 209:178-188

Botcharova M, Farmer SF, Berthouze L (2012) A power-law distribution of phase-locking intervals does not imply critical interaction, arXiv:1208.2659v1 [physics.bio-ph]

C. L. Buckley and T. Nowotny, Multi-scale model of an inhibitory network shows optimal properties near bifurcation, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106: 238109 (2011).

Fernando, C., Szathmary, E. and Husbands, P. (2012) Selectionist and evolutionary approaches to brain function: a critical appraisal,  Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience     6 :24.   [PDF]

Graham P and Philippides A (2012) “ Insect-Inspired Vision and Visually Guided Behavior ” In Bhushan B and Winbigler H D (eds.) Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, Springer.

Hartley C, Berthouze L, Mathieson S, Boylan G, Rennie J, Marlow N, Farmer SF (2012) Long-range temporal correlations in the EEG of human preterm babies, PLoS One, 7(2):e31543

I. Kemenes, V. Marra, M. Crossley, D. Samu, K. Staras, G. Kemenes and T. Nowotny. Dynamic clamp with StdpC software. Nature Prot. 6(3):405-417 (2011). 

Kiss IZ, Berthouze L, Taylor TJ, Simon PL (2012) Modelling approaches for simple dynamic networks and applications to disease transmission models, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 468(2141):1332-1355

Moioli, R., Vargas, P. and Husbands, P. (2012) Synchronisation effects on the behavioural performance and information dynamics of a simulated minimally cognitive robotic agent,  Biological Cybernetics  106 (6-7):407–427    http://www.springerlink.com/content/2272278860444755/       [preprint PDF]

M. Papadopoulou, S. Cassenaer, T. Nowotny, G. Laurent. Normalization for Sparse Encoding of Odors by a Wide-Field Interneuron. Science, 332(6030):721-725 (2011).

D. Samu, V. Marra, I. Kemenes, M. Crossley, G. Kemenes, K. Staras, T. Nowotny. Single electrode dynamic clamp with StdpC. J. Neurosci. Meth. 211(1): 11-21 doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2012.08.003 (2012)

Yoonsik Shim and  Phil Husbands (2012) Chaotic Exploration and Learning of Locomotion Behaviours.  Neural Computation  24 (8):2185-2222     [PDF]

Wystrach A and Graham P (2012)  What can we learn from studies of insect navigation?  Animal Behaviour,  doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2012.04.017