Publications

 

Book

  • P. Dean and J. Porrill. Eye orbital mechanics. In U. Windhorst, M. D. Binder & N. Hirokawa (Eds.), Encyclopedic reference of neuroscience. Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. In press (2008).
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    Journal

    Eye-Robot Project

  • S. R. Anderson, N. Lepora, J. Porrill, P. Dean. Nonlinear dynamic modelling of isometric force production in primate eye muscle. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (in press).
  • A. Lenz, S. R. Anderson, A. G. Pipe, C. Melhuish, P. Dean, J. Porrill. Cerebellar-inspired adaptive control of a robot eye actuated by pneumatic artificial muscles. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part B 39(6):1420-1433 (2009).
  • S. R. Anderson, J. Porrill, S. Sklavos, N. J. Gandhi, D. L. Sparks, P. Dean. Dynamics of primate oculomotor plant revealed by effects of abducens microstimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology 101:2907-2923 (2009).
  • P. Dean, J. Porrill. Adaptive filter models of the cerebellum: Computational analysis. Cerebellum 7(4):567-571 (2008).
  • J. Porrill, P. Dean. Silent Synapses, LTP, and the indirect parallel-fibre pathway: computational consequences of optimal cerebellar noise-processing. PLoS Computational Biology 4(5):e1000085 (2008). pdf
  • A. Lenz, T. Balakrishnan, A. G. Pipe, C. Melhuish. An adaptive gaze stabilisation controller inspired by the vestibulo-ocular reflex. Bioinspiration and Biomimetics 3(3):035001 (2008). pdf
  • P. Dean, J. Porrill. Oculomotor anatomy and the motor-error problem: The role of the paramedian tract nuclei. Progress in Brain Research 171:177-186 (2008).
  • T. M. Hospedales, M. C. W. van Rossum, B. P. Graham, M. B. Dutia. Implications of noise and neural heterogeneity for vestibulo-ocular reflex fidelity. Neural Computation 20(3):756-778 (2008). pdf
  • L. Ling, A. F. Fuchs, C. Siebold, P. Dean. Effects of initial eye position on saccade-related behavior of abducens nucleus neurons in the primate. Journal of Neurophysiology 98:3581-3599 (2007).
  • J. Porrill, P. Dean. Cerebellar motor learning: when is cortical plasticity not enough? PLoS Computational Biology 3(10):1935-1950 (2007). pdf
  • S. R. Anderson, P. Dean, V. Kadirkamanathan, C. R. S. Kaneko, J. Porrill. System identification from multiple short time duration signals. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering 54(12):2205-2213 (2007). pdf
  • J. Porrill, P. Dean. Recurrent Cerebellar Loops Simplify Adaptive Control of Redundant and Nonlinear Motor Systems. Neural Computation, 19(1):170-193 (2007). pdf
  • Background Material

  • P. Dean, J. Porrill, J. V. Stone. Visual awareness and the cerebellum: possible role of decorrelation control. Progress in Brain Research 144:61-75 (2004). pdf
  • J. Porrill, P. Dean, J. V. Stone. Recurrent cerebellar architecture solves the motor error problem. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B Biological Sciences, 271:789-796 (2004). pdf
  • P. Dean, J. Porrill, J. V. Stone. Decorrelation control by the cerebellum achieves oculomotor plant compensation in simulated vestibulo-ocular reflex. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B Biological Sciences, 269 (1503):1895-1904, (2002). pdf
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    Conference

  • J. Porrill, J. R. W. Menzies, M. B. Dutia, P. Dean. Computational prediction for brainstem plasticity in vestibulo-ocular reflex. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego USA, Abstract (2007). pdf
  • J. R. W. Menzies, J.Porrill, P. Dean, M. B. Dutia. Long term depression of vestibular afferent EPSCs in medial vestibular nucleus neurons in vitro. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego USA, Abstract (2007). pdf
  • S. R. Anderson, J.Porrill, P. Dean. Adaptive filter model of cerebellum improves performance of simulated optokinetic reflex. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego USA, Abstract (2007). pdf
  • A. Lenz, T. Balakrishnan, A. G. Pipe and C. Melhuish. Eye-Robot: A Biologically Inspired Adaptive Controller. TAROS (2007).
  • A. Lenz, T. Balakrishnan. A Mechatronic Testbed for VOR Inspired Neuro-Control Experiments. Proceedings AISB, Vol. 2, pp.97-98 (2006). pdf
  • S. R. Anderson, N.J.Gandhi, D.L.Sparks, J.Porrill, P. Dean. Nonlinearities in primate oculomotor plant revealed by effects of abducens microstimulation. Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta USA, Abstract (2006). pdf
  • J. R. W. Menzies, S. R. Anderson, J. Porrill, P. Dean, M. B. Dutia. BK channel blockade alters the firing rate but not the gain of medial vestibular nucleus neurons in vitro. Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta USA, Abstract (2006). pdf
  • J. Porrill, P. Dean. Computational analysis of the eligibility trace in cerebellar learning. Society for Neuroscience, Atlanta USA, Abstract (2006). pdf
  • J. Porrill, P. Dean, S. R. Anderson, M. Dutia, J. Menzies, C. Melhuish, T. Pipe, A. Lenz, T. Balakrishnan. Functions of distributed plasticity in a biologically-inpsired control system: from electrophysiology to robotics. Computational Neuroscience, Edinburgh UK, Abstract (2006). pdf
  • J. Porrill, P. Dean. Computational consequences of parallel-fibre noise for cerebellar calibration of the VOR. Society for Neuroscience, Washington USA, Abstract (2005). pdf
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    International Talk

  • Lund 2007. "Cerebellum as Neuronal Machine: Neuroscience and Computation" Seminar to University of Lund, Department of Experimental Medical Science, Cerebellar Group, 27 Apr.
  • London 2006. "Cerebellar Learning by Decorrelation Control" Gatsby international workshop on "Information processing in the cerebellum", 23-25 Jan.
  • Antwerp 2005. "Decorrelation control: A candidate for the cerebellar algorithm?" International Neuro-IT Cerebellar Modelling Workshop, 5-6 Dec.
  • Munich 2005. "Understanding the Cerebellar Algorithm: From Electric Fish to Robotics" Seminar to University of Munich Neurologische Klinik, 14 Jun.