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) 

Assistant Professor 
Tadashi YAMAZAKI 

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Academic background
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
2016  情報・通信演習1  Spring semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2016  情報数理工学実験第一  Spring semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2016  情報工学演習第二  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2016  情報数理工学実験第2  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
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Current research areas
Theory of informatics 
Intelligent informatics 
Intelligent robotics 
Neurophysiology / General neuroscience 

Current research subjects
Modeling and numerical simualtion of the detailed brain activity  Mathematical model, Numerical simulation, Computational neuroscience  2002-Present 
Development of numerical techniques for simulation of neural network models  Numerical methods, Simulation science, Computational neuroscience  2011-Present 
Theoretical study on cerebellar computation  Cerebellum, Model, Theory  2005-Present 
Cloud simulation for neural network models  Cloud computing, Distributed simulation  2008-Present 
Development of brain-inspired robot control methods  Robotics, Brain-inspired information processing  2008-Present 

Published books
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  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 
Paper  Yes  Modeling memory consolidation during post-training periods in cerebellovestibular learning.  Joint  Tadashi Yamazaki, Soichi Nagao, William Lennon, Shigeru Tanaka  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  112/ 11, 3541-3546  2015/03/03 
Paper  Yes  A spiking network model of cerebellar Purkinje cells and molecular layer interneurons exhibiting irregular firing  William Lennon, Robert Hecht-Nielsen, Tadashi Yamazaki  Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  8/ 157, 1-10  2014 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  A computational model of the cerebellum with learning at parallel fiber – Basket cell synapses  43rd Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience,  Yes  William C Lennon Jr, Tadashi Yamazaki, Robert Hecht-Nielsen  2013/11 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Real-life time computer simulation of long-term cerebellar motor learning  43rd Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience  Yes  Tadashi Yamazaki, Jun Igarashi, Soichi Nagao  2013/11 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  An Actor-Critic Model of Saccade Adaptation  Computational Neuroscience (CNS) 2013 Paris  In press  No  Manabu Inaba, Tadashi Yamazaki  2013/07 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  Brain-Inspired Motion Programming for Hobby-Use Humanoid Robots  14th IEEE/ACIS International Conference on Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Networking and Parallel/Distributed Computing  In press  Yes  Mamoru Kubota, Tadashi Yamazaki, Tetsuro Nishino  2013/07 
Symposium  Realtime simulation of a cerebellar spiking network model towards neuroprosthesis  AAAI Spring Symposium Series "Data driven wellness: From Self-Tracking to Behavior Change"  No  Tadashi Yamazaki  2013/03 
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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  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 
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Past records of joint or funded 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 
RIKEN Symposium "Supercomputer HOKUSAI and Shoubu"  理化学研究所 情報基盤センター  2016/06/08 
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
Tutor  Okinawa Computational Neuroscience Course  2008/06-2008/07 
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Media coverage
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 
Other  The Japan Neuroscience Society  [Neuroscience Topics] Practice makes perfect: a theoretical model for memory consolidation in the cerebellum  2015/04/24 
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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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