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 
YAMAZAKI Tadashi 

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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
2019  Graduate Technical English  Spring semester  Graduate, IE 
2019  Numerical Calculus  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2019  Mathematical Information Science Program Laboratory II  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2019  Advanced Topics on Simulation Science and Engineering  Fall semester  Graduate, IE 
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Current research areas
Neurophysiology / General neuroscience 
High performance computing 
Computational science 

Current research subjects
Theoretical Neuroscience  2002-Present 
Cerebellar Neuroscience  2005-Present 
High-performance Neurocomputing  2012-Present 
Research and development of the whole-brain learning architecture  2014-Present 
Human-scale neural network simulation  2015-Present 
ロボット介護機器の評価に関する研究  2018/10-Present 
Neuromorphic Computing  2019/04-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  33/ 1, 155-168  2019 
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  Large-scale simulation of the little brain  RIKEN Workshop on Neuromorphic Computing  No  Tadashi Yamazaki  2019/03/11 
Invited lecture for an international conference  Computer simulation of a monkey-scale cerebellum with 8 billion spiking neurons in realtime and its applications  75th Fujihara Seminar "Cerebellum as a CNS hub"  No  Tadashi Yamazaki  2018/12/03 
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 
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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  Invited researcher  東海大学  2018-Present 
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  2016-2018 
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
Development of robot-assisted rehabilitation facilities  2018-Present  Commissioned research  Domestic joint research 
Basic research on whole brain architecture  2018-2019  Joint research  Domestic joint 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 
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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
The 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society Symposium "How a supercomputer accelerates neuroscience: towards the exaflops era"  Organizer  2018/07/27 
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 
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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
Lecturer  CNS*2019 Tutorial "Introduction to High-Performance Neurocomputing"  2019/07-2019/07 
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  2006-2018 
Publication of research results  Simulation Platform  2009-2018 
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
情報基盤センター情報ネットワーク運用委員会  2019/04-Present 
CeiED管理委員会  2014/04-2019/03 
卒研WG  システム担当  2012/10-2018/03 
JED管理委員会  2012/04-2014/03 
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