日本語
The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
Department of Computer and Network Engineering, Cluster I (Informatics and Computer Engineering) 

Associate Professor 
Tadashi YAMAZAKI 

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Academic background
Sanjo High School, Niigata  1992/03  Graduated 
The University of Electro-Communications  Faculty of Electro Communications  Department of Computer Science  1996/03  Graduated 
Tokyo Institute of Technology  Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering  Department of Computer Science  Master's program  1998/03  Completed 
Tokyo Institute of Technology  Department of Information Science and Engineering  Department of Mathematical and Computing Sciences  Doctoral program  2002/03  Completed 

Academic degrees
Ph. D.  Tokyo Institute of Technology  2002/03 

Classes responsible within the university
2018  Graduate Technical English  Spring semester  Graduate, IE 
2018  Numerical Calculus  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2018  Mathematical Information Science Program Laboratory II  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2018  Advanced Topics on Simulation Science and Engineering  Fall semester  Graduate, IE 
2018  Information Engineering Laboratory  Year-round  Undergraduate, daytime 
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Current research areas
Neurophysiology / General neuroscience 
High performance computing 
Computational science 

Current research subjects
Theoretical Neuroscience  2002-Present 
High-performance Neurocomputing  2012-Present 
Theoretical study on cerebellar computation  Cerebellum, Model, Theory  2005-Present 
Brain-inspired locomotion control and simulation of rehabilitation  2013-Present 
Research and development of the whole-brain learning architecture  2014-Present 
Human-scale neural network simulation  2015-Present 

Published books
Book, dictionary  Encyclopedia of Artificial Intelligence  Tadashi Yamazaki  Kyoritsu Shuppannsha  2017 
Book  Annual Review 神経 2016  山﨑 匡  中外医学社  1-6  2016/03/09 
Book  Cerebellar learning  Masao Ito, Kazuhiko Yamaguchi, Soichi Nagao, Tadashi Yamazaki  Elsevier  1-30  2014/06/20  978-0444633569 
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Published papers
Paper  Yes  Realtime simulation of a cat-scale artificial cerebellum on PEZY-SC processors  Joint  Realtime simulation of a cat-scale artificial cerebellum on PEZY-SC processors  International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications  In press  2017 
Paper  Yes  Computer simulation of a cerebellar-musculoskeletal model for bipedal locomotion with feedback compensation of foot contact  Joint  Daisuke Ichimura, Satoshi Yano, Tadashi Yamazaki  IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems (Japanese Edition)  J100-D/ 8, 808-816  2017/08 
Paper  Yes  Real-Time Simulation of Passage-of-Time Encoding in Cerebellum Using a Scalable FPGA-based System  Joint  Junwen Luo, Graeme Coapes, Terrence Mak, Tadashi Yamazaki, Chung Tin, Patrick Degenaar  IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems  10/ 3, 742-753  2016/06/01 
Paper  Yes  Real-world-time simulation of memory consolidation in a large-scale cerebellar model  Masato Gosui, Tadashi Yamazaki  Frontiers in Neuroanatomy  10/ 21, 1-10  2016/03/03 
Paper  Yes  A Model of In Vitro Plasticity at the Parallel fiber - Molecular Layer Interneuron Synapses  William Lennon, Tadashi Yamazaki, Robert Hecht-Nielsen  Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  9/ 150, 1-12  2015/12/24 
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Research presentations
Invited lecture for an international conference  Cat-scale artificial cerebellum on an energy-efficient supercomputer Shoubu  Workshop on Brain-inspired Hardware  No  2017/03/30 
Invited lecture for an international conference  Building a 1 mm^3 cerebellar module on a computer  Neuroinformatics 2015  No  2015/08/20 
Invited lecture for an international conference  Realtime Cerebellum: GPU-accelerated numerical simulation of a cerebellar spiking network model in realtime  Workshop on Computations in the cerebellar circuit: advances on the modeling front  No  Tadashi Yamazaki  2013/07 
Invited lecture for an international conference  Building the artificial cerebellum on a computer  Neuro2013 Sattelite Symposium "Neuroscience of the cerebellum: from molecular biology to cognitive science"  No  Tadashi Yamazaki  2013/06/22 
Invited lecture for an international conference  Realtime simulation of a cerebellar spiking network model using a GPU  Open Source Brain Kickoff Meeting  No  Tadashi Yamazaki  2013/05 
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Awards
Japanese Neural Network Society Best Paper Award  2014/08/28 
Excellent Paper Award, 20th Anniversary paper of Japanese Neural Network Society  2009/09/25 
Young Scientist Award, Japanese Neural Network Society  2006/09/20 
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Researcher accepted
Domestic  Post-doctoral researcher  ポスト「京」萌芽的課題  2017-Present 
Domestic  Post-doctoral researcher  NEDO Next Generation AI  Dispatching organization  2016-Present 
Domestic  Visiting researcher  東京医科歯科大学  脳神経回路の数値シミュレーション  Private funding  2015-2015 
Overseas  Invited researcher  USA  University of California, San Diego  小脳のモデリングに関する共同研究  Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, etc.  2013-2013 
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Past records of joint or funded research
次世代領域研究開発 (高性能汎用計算機高度利用事業)  2017-Present  Joint research  Domestic joint research 
ポスト「京」萌芽研究 ヒト全小脳シミュレーション  2016-Present  Commissioned research  Domestic joint research 
脳型人工知能の開発に関する研究  2015-Present  Joint research  Domestic joint research 
Administration of Cerebellar Platform  2013-Present  Joint research  Domestic joint research 
Development of simulation platform  2008-Present  Joint research  Domestic joint research 
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Public lectures
シンギュラリティサロン講演会  シンギュラリティサロン  2016/10/15 
8th Whole Brain Architecture Meeting  Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence  2014/11/10 
Autumn School for Computational Neuroscience  Japanese Neural Network Society  2014/10/31 
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Memberships of academic societies
LA Symposium 
Japanese Robotics Society 
Society for Neuroscience 
Japanese Neural Network Society 
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Involvement in conference and research meetings
25th Annual Conference of Japanese Neural Network Society  Organizing Committee Member  2015/09/02 
JNNS Technical Committee  Organizer  2015/08/01 
38th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society Symposium "Integration of top-down and bottom-up approaches in cerebellar research"  Organizer  2015/07/28 
44th Numerical Analysis Symposium  Organizing Committee Member  2015/06/08 
電子情報通信学会 ニューロコンピューティング(NC)研究会  幹事補佐  2013/05 
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Committee or council involvement
電子情報通信学会 ニューロコンピューティング研究専門委員会  電子情報通信学会 ニューロコンピューティング研究専門委員会  2015-Present 
総務省情報通信審議会 AI・脳研究WG  2015/12/25-2016/07 
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Educational support at other universities
講師  電気通信大学 脳科学ライフサポート研究センター スプリングスクール  2018/03-2018/03 
Lecturer  Tutorial in International Symposium AINI 2017  2017/11-2017/11 
Tutor  Okinawa Computational Neuroscience Course  2008/06-2008/07 
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Media coverage
Other  MyNavi News  リアルタイムに動く80億ニューロンの小脳をスパコンでシミュレーション  2018/03/19 
Other  電気通信大学  【報告】次世代スパコンを駆使し脳機能の解明と脳型人工知能の開発に挑む  2016/07/06 
Other  マイナビニュース  ネコの小脳をShoubuスパコンで実現  2016/06/20 
Other  日経テクノロジーonline  スパコン上に猫の小脳を再現、リアルタイムで動作  2016/06/13 
Other  UEC e-Bulletin  Neuroscience: Creating realistic computational models of the cerebellum  2015/12/25 
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Social activities
Publication of research results  Cerebellar Platform  2006-Present 
Publication of research results  Simulation Platform  2009-Present 
Academic journal activities  Action Editor, Neural Networks  2016/01/01-Present 
Academic journal activities  Review Editor, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  2012/05-Present 
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Committee activity in the University
CeiED管理委員会  2014/04-Present 
卒研WG  システム担当  2012/10-Present 
JED管理委員会  2012/04-2014/03 
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