PUBLICATIONS

BOOK

CHAPTERS

  • Fukushima M, Chao ZC, Fujii N (2015). “Studying cortical circuits with electrocorticography in non-human primates: recent advances.” Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 32, 124-131. [online] [pdf]

  • Chao ZC, Fujii N (2013). "Mining spatio-spectro-temporal cortical dynamics: a guideline for offline and online electrocorticographic analyses." in Advanced Methods in Neuroethological Research, Hiroto Ogawa and Kotaro Oka, editors, Springer, 39-55. [online][pdf]

  • Nagasaka Y, Chao ZC, Hasegawa N, Notoya T, Fujii N (2013). "Unintentional synchronization of behavior in Japanese monkeys." Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics (III), Springer Netherlands, 745-751. [online][pdf] 

JOURNAL

ARTICLES

  • Chao ZC, Takaura K, Wang L, Fujii N, Dehaene S (2018). “Large-scale cortical networks for hierarchical prediction and prediction error in the primate brain.” Neuron, 100, 1252-1266.  [online] [pdf] [Supplemental Figure S1] [preview article]

  • Chao ZC, Sawada M, Isa T, Nishimura Y (2018). “Dynamic Reorganization of Motor Networks During Recovery from Partial Spinal Cord Injury in Monkeys.” Cerebral Cortex, bhy172. [online] [pdf]

  • Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N (2015). “Cortical network architecture for context processing in primate brain.” eLife 4: e06121. [online] [pdf] [press release]

  • Komatsua M, Namikawaa J, Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N, Nakamura K, Tani J (2014). "An artificial network model for estimating the network structure underlying partially observed neuronal signals." Neuroscience Research, 81–82, 69–77. [online] [pdf]

  • Yanagawa T, Chao ZC, Hasegawa N, Fujii N (2013). "Large-scale information flow in conscious and unconscious states: an ECoG study in monkeys." PLoS ONE 8(11): e80845. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0080845. [online] [pdf]

  • Nagasaka Y, Chao ZC, Hasegawa N, Notoya T, Fujii N (2013). "Spontaneous synchronization of arm motion between Japanese macaques." Scientific Reports 3, Article number: 1151 doi:10.1038/srep01151. [online] [pdf] [press release

  • Zhao Q, Caiafa CF, Mandic DP, Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N, Zhang L, Cichocki A (2013). "Higher-Order Partial Least Squares (HOPLS): a generalized multi-linear regression method." IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 35:7, 1660-1673. [online] [pdf]

  • Shimoda K, Nagasaka Y, Chao ZC, Fujii N (2012). "Decoding continuous three-dimensional hand trajectories from epidural electrocorticographic signals in Japanese macaques." J. Neural Eng. 9, 036015. [pdf]

  • van Gerven MAJ, Chao ZC, Heskes T (2012). "On the decoding of intracranial data using sparse orthonormalized partial least squares." J. Neural Eng. 9, 026017. [pdf]

  • Bakkum DJ, Chao ZC, Potter SM (2008). "Long-term activity-dependent plasticity of action potential propagation in cortical networks." PLoS ONE 3(5): e2088. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002088. [online] [pdf

  • Chao ZC, Bakkum DJ, Potter SM (2008). "Spatio-temporal electrical stimuli shape the behavior of an embodied cortical network in a goal-directed learning task." J. Neural Eng. 5, 310-323. [pdf] *The first two authors contributed equally | selected as one of the Journal of Neural Engineering's Highlights of 2008.

  • Madhavan R, Chao ZC, Potter SM (2007). "Plasticity of recurring spatiotemporal activity patterns in dissociated cortical networks." Physical Biology 4, 181-193. [online] [pdf

  • Bakkum DJ, Gamblen PM, Ben-Ary G, Chao ZC, Potter SM (2007). "MEART: Memoirs on a cyborg artist." Frontiers in NeuroRobotics 1, #5, 1-10. doi: 10.3389/neuro.12.005.2007. [online] [pdf

  • Chao ZC, Bakkum DJ, Wagenaar DA, Potter SM (2005). "Effects of random external background stimulation on network synaptic stability after tetanization: a modeling study." Neuroinformatics 3:3, 263–280. [pdf

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Komatsu M, Namikawa J, Tani J, Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N, Nakamura K (2012). "Estimation of functional brain connectivity from electrocorticograms using an artificial network model." 2012 IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), p1-8. [pdf]

  • Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N (2009). "Long-term asynchronous decoding of 3D hand trajectories using electrocorticographic signals in primates." Proc. 4th Int. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. (EMBS) Conf. Neural Eng., p263-266. [pdf] 

  • Bakkum DJ, Chao ZC, Potter SM (2009). "Homeostasis of neuronal network firing rate during the induction of plasticity." Proc. 4th Int. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. (EMBS) Conf. Neural Eng., p661-664. [pdf] 

  • Chao ZC, Bakkum DJ, Potter SM (2008). "Shaping goal-directed behavior of embodied cultured networks with electrical stimulation." Proc. 6th Int. Mtg. on Substrate-Integrated Micro-Electrode Arrays (SIMEA), p47-48. [pdf

  • Madhavan R, Chao ZC, Potter SM (2008). "Artificial background sensory input aids functional plasticity in cultured cortical networks." Proc. 6th Int. Mtg. SIMEA, p68-69. [pdf

  • Bakkum DJ, Chao ZC, Potter SM (2008). "Long-term activity-dependent plasticity of action potential propagation delay and amplitude in cortical networks." Proc. 6th Int. Mtg. SIMEA, p37-38. [pdf

  • Bakkum DJ, Chao ZC, Gamblen PM, Ben-Ary G, Potter SM (2007). "Embodying cultured networks with a robotic drawing arm." Proc. 29th Int. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. (EMBS) Conf., p2996-2999. [pdf] 

  • Chao ZC, Bakkum DJ, Potter SM (2007). "Adaptive goal-directed behavior in embodied cultured networks: living neuronal networks and a simulated model." Proc. 3rd Int. IEEE EMBS Conf. Neural Eng., p46-49. [pdf] *The first two authors contributed equally. 

  • Chao ZC, Bakkum DJ, Wagenaar DA, Potter SM (2006). "Network plasticity in simulated and living cortical networks: comparison of the Center of Activity Trajectory (CAT) with other metrics." Proc. 5th Int. Mtg. SIMEA, p14-15. [pdf

  • Madhavan R, Chao ZC, Wagenaar DA, Bakkum DJ, Potter SM (2006). "Multi-site stimulation quiets network-wide spontaneous bursts and enhances functional plasticity in cultured cortical networks." Proc. 28th Int. IEEE EMBS Conf., p1593-1596. [pdf] 

  • Chao ZC, Madhavan R, Potter SM (2005). "Spontaneous bursts are better indicators of tetanus-induced plasticity than responses to probe stimuli." Proc. 2nd Int. IEEE EMBS Conf. Neural Eng., p434-437. [pdf] *The first two authors contributed equally. 

  • Lobb C, Chao ZC, Fujimoto R, Potter SM (2005). "Parallel event-driven neural network simulations using the Hodgkin-Huxley neuron model." Proc. 19th Workshop on Principles of Advanced and Distributed Simulation (PADS), p16-25. [pdf

CONFERENCE

ABSTRACTS

  • Yamaguchi R, Kawasaki T, Chao ZC, Mitsuhashi M, Ueno S, Isa T. "Functional brain network for recovery of hand functions after spinal cord injury." 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA, October 2019. [abstract]

  • Kawasaki T, Yamaguchi R, Chao ZC, Mitsuhashi M, Ueno S, Yamao Y, Kikuchi T, Yoshida K, Miyamoto S, Isa T. "The biomarker of motor recovery after spinal cord injury in macaque monkey assessed by resting-state electrocorticography." 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA, October 2019. [abstract]

  • Yamamoto Y, Yamaguchi R, Takei T, Chao ZC,  Isa T. "Activity of frontal network for performance of forced-choice manual response task in blindsight monkeys." 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA, October 2019. [abstract]

  • Isa T, Yamaguchi R, Kawasaki T, Ueno S, Mitsuhashi M, Chao ZC. "Global disinhibition as a key mechanism for the recovery of hand functions after spinal cord injury." 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neural Control of Movement, Toyama, Japan, April 2019. 

  • Chao ZC, Sawada M, Isa T, Nishimura Y. "Dynamic redirection of corticomuscular networks during recovery from spinal cord injury." 40th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience, Chiba, Japan, July 2017. [abstract][poster

  • Chao ZC, Sawada M, Isa T, Nishimura Y. "Dynamic reorganization of functional brain networks during recovery from spinal cord injury." 39th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience, Nagoya, Japan, September 2016. [abstract][poster] 

  • Chao ZC, Sawada M, Isa T, Nishimura Y. “Reorganization of functional brain networks during recovery from spinal cord injury.” 5th NIPS-CIN Joint Symposium, Okazaki, Aichi, Japan, November 2015. [abstract][poster]

  • Chao ZC, Takaura K, Fujii N. "Retinotopic organization of activity and connectivity in the cortical network." 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, USA, November 2013. [abstract][poster

  • Komatsu M, Namikawa J, Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N, Nakamura K, Tani J. "Estimating a network structure that underlies partially observed neuronal signals." 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, USA, November 2013. [abstract][poster] 

  • Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N. "Mining intercortical connectivity underlying social modulation." 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, New Orleans, LA, USA, October 2012. [abstract][poster

  • Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N. "Mining intercortical connectivity underlying social modulation." 35th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience, Nagoya, Japan, September 2012. [abstract][poster]

  • Combe E, Suzuki K, Chao ZC, Fujii N. "Facing a threat in a 3D environment: evaluation of the impact of depth perception on the emotional state by skin conductance and near infrared spectroscopy." 33rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience, Kobe, Japan, September 2010. [abstract][poster]

  • Nagasaka Y, Chao ZC, Hasegawa N, Notoya T, Fujii N. "Unintentional synchronization of forearm in Japanese monkeys." 70th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan, August 2010. [abstract][poster]

  • Nagasaka Y, Chao ZC, Hasegawa N, Notoya T, Fujii N. "Synchronization of Unintentional Behavior in Japanese Monkeys." 7th International Conference on Cognitive Science (ICCS), Beijing, China, August 2010. [abstract][poster]

  • Shimoda K, Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N. "Decoding of continuous 3D hand trajectories with epidural electrocorticographic signals in the Japanese macque." 7th International Conference on Cognitive Science (ICCS), Beijing, China, August 2010. [abstract][poster]

  • Nagasaka Y, Chao ZC, Hasegawa N, Notoya T, Fujii N. "Unintentional synchronization of forearm movements in primates." Summer workshop of Comprehensive Brain Science Network, Sapporo, Japan, July 2010. [abstract][poster] *Won the best presentation award for young investigators. 

  • Nagasaka Y, Chao ZC, Hasegawa N, Notoya T, Fujii N. "Unintentional synchronization of forearm movements in monkeys." 4th Meeting for Motor Control Studies, Okazaki, Japan, May 2010. [abstract][poster] *Won the best presentation award. 

  • Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N. "Long-term asynchronous decoding of multiple motor parameters using electrocorticographic signals in monkey." 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA, October 2009. [abstract][poster]

  • Nagasaka Y, Chao ZC, Hasegawa N, Notoya T, Fujii N. "Unintentional motor synchronization in Japanese monkeys." 33rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience, Kobe, Japan, September 2009. [abstract][poster]

  • Suzuki K, Chao ZC, Fujii N. "Decoding abstract symbols by near-infrared spectroscopic signals." 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, IL, USA, October 2009. [abstract][poster]

  • 柳川透, 長坂泰勇、Chao ZC, 藤井直敬. "同期における位相角度の分布に基づく領野間の関係性の推定." 生理学研究所 第3回 Motor Control 研究会, 2009. [abstract][poster] 

  • Chao ZC, Nagasaka Y, Fujii N. "Long-term asynchronous decoding of intended hand and eye positions using electrocorticographic signals in monkey." 32rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience, Nagoya, Japan, September 2009. [abstract][poster]

  • Suzuki K, Chao ZC, Fujii N. "Single-trial decoding of abstract symbols by near-infrared spectroscopic signals." 32nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Neuroscience, Nagoya, Japan, September 2009. [abstract][poster]

  • Bakkum DJ, Chao ZC, Potter SM. "Adaptive goal-directed behavior in embodied networks of cultured cortical neurons." Proceedings of the 23rd Symposium on Biological and Physiological Engineering (BPES), Nagoya, Japan, 2008. [abstract][poster]

  • Chao ZC, Bakkum DJ, Potter SM. "Long-term network plasticity in simulated and living cortical networks: comparison of the Center of Activity Trajectory (CAT) with other metrics." 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA, USA, October 2006. [abstract][poster]

  • Bakkum DJ, Chao ZC, Potter SM. "Plasticity of action potential propagation." 36th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta, GA, USA, October 2006. [abstract][poster] 

  • Bakkum DJ, Chao ZC, Wagenaar DA, Potter SM. "Self-regulation and electrically evoked precisely timed cortical culture activity as a means to control a hybrot." 35th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington, DC, USA, October 2005. [abstract][poster] 

  • Potter SM, DeMarse TB, Bakkum DJ, Booth MC, Brumfield JR, Chao ZC, Madhavan R, Passaro PA, Rambani K, Shkolnik AC, Towal RB, Wagenaar DA. "Hybrots: hybrids of living neurons and robots for studying neural computation." Brain Inspired Cognitive Systems, Stirling, UK, August 2004. [abstract] 

  • Madhavan R, Wagenaar DA, Chao ZC, Potter SM. "Control of bursting in dissociated cortical cultures on multi-electrode arrays." Proc. 1st Int. Mtg. on Substrate-Integrated Micro-Electrode Arrays (SIMEA), Denton, TX, July 2003. [abstract] 

TALKS 

  • "Large-Scale Cortical Networks for Hierarchical Prediction Coding in the Primate Brain." Satellite Symposium for 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Neural Control of Movement, Toyama, Japan, April 2019. 

  • "Large-Scale Cortical Networks for Hierarchical Prediction Coding." International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN) Seminar, Tokyo, Japan, December 2018.

  • "Dynamic reorganization of sensorimotor networks during recovery from spinal cord injury in monkeys." Yamada Symposium 2017 Neuroimaging of Natural Behaviors, Tokyo, Japan, October 2017.

  • "Dynamic reorganization of functional brain networks during recovery from spinal cord injury." 15th China-Japan-Korea Joint Workshop on Neurobiology and Neuroinformatics (NBNI), Busan, Korea, December 2015. 

  • "Modular structure of large-scale neuronal networks during cognitive processing." Hot topics in BSI research, BSI retreat, Karuizawa, Japan, November 2013. 

  • "Mining latent spatio-spectro-temporal dynamics of causal information flows in cortical networks." Workshop on statistical analysis of neurophysiological and clinical data, Kyoto, Japan, July 2013. 

  • "Mining intercortical connectivity underlying social modulation." Closing Symposium of BSI-Toyota Collaboration Center (BTCC), RIKEN, Wako-shi, Saitama, Japan, March 2012. 

  • "Plasticity in biological and simulated neural networks." Seminar of Ikegami Laboratory, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan, March 2010. 

  • "Long-term asynchronous decoding of multiple motor parameters using electrocorticographic signals." Computational Neuroscience Lab., ATR – Dept. FBI, IDAC, Tohoku University Collaborative Seminar, Keihanna Science City, Kyoto, Japan, July 2009. 

  • "Long-term asynchronous decoding of 3D hand trajectories using electrocorticographic signals in primates." Proc. 5th Int. IEEE EMBS Conf. Neural Eng., Antalya, Turkey, April 2009. 

  • "Toward the neurocomputer: goal-directed learning in embodied cultured networks." RIKEN Brain Research Institute (BSI) Forum, Wako-shi, Saitama, Japan, April 2008. 

  • "Adaptive goal-directed behavior in embodied cultured networks: living neuronal networks and a simulated model." Proc. 3rd Int. IEEE EMBS Conf. Neural Eng., Kona, HI, USA, May 2007. *Presented with Bakkum DJ.

  • "A more animal-like in vitro model for the study of learning and embodiment." Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA, October 2006. 

  • "Network plasticity in simulated and living cortical networks: comparison of the Center of Activity Trajectory (CAT) with other metrics." Proc. 4th Int. Mtg. on Substrate-Integrated Micro-Electrode Arrays (SIMEA), Reutlingen, Germany, July 2006. 

PHD

THESIS

  • "Toward the neurocomputer: goal-directed learning in embodied cultured networks." 

- Advisor: Steve M. Potter
- Thesis. [online][pdf]
- Defense presentation, October 10, 2007. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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