Jonathan Kar-Sing LAI:  Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

Research Field

Computational Neuroscience, Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems, Neural Networks

Education

  • 2013/06 Graduated from The University of Waterloo, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.ASc
  • 2016/09 Graduated from The Kyushu Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Life Sciences and Systems Engineering, M.S.
  • 2016/09 Started Ph.D Course from The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology

Publications

Thesis

  • Lai, J. K. A continuous attractor model of path finding in the brain using reactivation of the cognitive map. Kyushu Institute of Technology Master's Thesis, Aug 2016.

Conference Posters

  • Lai, J. K. & Yamaguchi Y. Subcritical Continuous Attractor Neural Networks as a method to perform Error-Correcting Decoding of Sparse/Population Vectors, 17th China-Japan-Korea Joint Workshop on Neurobiology and Neuroinformatics, 2017.
  • Lai, J. K., Takaku, M., Anantarattanachai, S., Ishii, I., Okumura, Y. & Yamaguchi Y. Pattern-induced subjective hue perception is coupled with the phase of visual flicker patterns, Advances in Neuroinformatics, INCF Japan Node, 2017.
  • Lai, J. K. & Yamaguchi Y. Distribution Matching Behaviour from Sparse Inputs in Continuous Attractor Neural Networks. Japan Neural Network Society, JNNS2017, 2017.
  • Lai, J. K. & Yamaguchi Y. Online computation of goal vectors based on the reactivation of the place cell grid cell system. Neuroscience, Japan Neuroscience Society, 2017.
  • Takaku, M., Lai, J. K., Anantarattanachai, S., Ishii, I., Okumura, Y. & Yamaguchi Y. Subjective color perception in Benham's top illusion varies across age groups. Neuroscience, Japan Neuroscience Society, 2017.
  • Lai, J. K., Mitsuzawa, M. S. & Yamaguchi Y. A positional and navigational grid cell model using conjunctive elemental band-like firing stripe cells. Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience, 2015.
  • Lai, J. K. & Yamaguchi Y. A model of goal direction computation using concurrent reactivation of place cells, grid cells and band-like stripe cells. Advances in Neuroinformatics, INCF Japan Node, 2015.

Academic Societies

Society for Neuroscience, Japan Neuroscience Society, IEEE