Recipients of
NOLTA Student Paper Award
NOLTA 2022
Awardees : Best Student Paper
  • Yoshiki Yasuda (Chiba Institute of Technology):
    Analysis of Functional Connectivity of EEG Reflecting Circadian Rhythm Using Phase Lag Index
  • Honoka Shiratori (University of Tokyo):
    Asymmetric Collective Decision Making Through Quantum Interference
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Kaiji Sekimoto (Yamagta University):
    Spatial Monte Carlo Integration for Learning Restricted Boltzmann Machines
  • Yuhan Chen (Kobe University):
    Variational Integrator for Hamiltonian Neural Networks
  • Daiki Hozumi (Okayama University of Science):
    Study of Nonlinear Phenomena in Current-Mode Controlled DC-DC Converter with TEM via a Closed-Form Mapping Without Approximation
  • Atsuhiro Hada (Osaka University):
    Efficient Hessian Vector Products Calculation of Neural ODE Based on Second-Order Adjoint Method
  • Ibuki Matsumoto (Chiba Institute of Technology):
    Long-Tailed Distribution of Excitatory Postsynaptic Potentials Enhances Learning Performance of Liquid State Machine
  • Ibuki Nakamura (Hiroshima City University):
    Comparizon Between Spatiotemporally Discrete LCR Circuit Model and a Quantum Counterpart
  • Kenta Hama (Osaka University):
    Common Space Learning with Gaussian Embedding for Multi-Modal Entity Alignment
  • Tomoki Yamagami (University of Tokyo):
    Skeleton Structure Inherent in Quantum Walks
  • Ryuya Kawano (Ibaraki University):
    Stability Analysis of Partial Amplitude Death in Delay-Coupled Star Networks
NOLTA 2020
Awardees : Best Student Paper
  • Yanran Wang (Kyoto University):
    Algorithm for Analyzing Swarm Formation in Two Dimensional Time-Invariant External Potential
  • Yoshihiro Yonemura (Future University Hakodate):
    Multi-Modal Processing of Visual and Auditory Signals on Network Model Based on Predictive Coding and Reservoir Computing
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Kentaro Takeda (Hosei University):
    Asynchronous CA Model of Central Pattern Generator
  • Mizuka Komatsu (Kobe University):
    Parameter Estimation for Dynamical Systems via Structural Realization
  • Ayane Nakamura (University of Tsukuba):
    A Stochastic Model for Car/Ride-Share Service by a Bus Company
  • Sendillkkumaar Indrapriyadarsini (Shizuoka University):
    A Nesterov's Accelerated Quasi-Newton Method for Global Routing Using Deep Reinforcement Learning
  • Yuichiro Tanaka (Kyushu Institute of Technology):
    A Brain-Inspired Artificial Intelligence Model of Hippocampus, Amygdala, and Prefrontal Cortex on Home Service Robots
  • Keisuke Fukuda (Tohoku University):
    Cyclic Reservoir Neural Network Circuit for 3D IC Implementation
NOLTA 2019
Awardees : Best Student Paper
  • Sendilkkumaar Indrapriyadarsini (Shizuoka University):
    An Adaptive Stochastic Nesterov Accelerated Quasi Newton Method for Training RNNs
  • Andrey Andreev (Innopolis University):
    Coherent Resonance in Brain Neuronal Networks Under Visual Stimulation
  • Chiemi Tanaka (Tokyo University of Science):
    Implementation of APCMA Protocol for Power Packet Networks
  • Kazuya Sawada (Tokyo University of Science):
    Estimation of Neural Network Structure Using Inter-Spike Intervals
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Hiroshi Yamashita (University of Tokyo):
    Bounded Continous-Time Satisfiability Solver
  • Yamato Mogi (Kyoto University):
    Analytical Solutions of Localized Modes Induced by a Receiving Coil on Resonant Circuit Array with Nearest Neighbor Coupling
  • Satoshi Moriya (Tohoku University):
    Time-Series Information Processing in Cultured Neuronal Network Models
  • Naoki Nishimura (University of Tsukuba):
    Estimating Product-Choice Probabilities from Sequences of Page Views
  • Kotaro Kasahara (Tokyo University of Science):
    Effects of TRPM2 Channel on Insulin Secretion
  • Seiya Amoh (Tokushima University):
    A Method to Suppress Excited States for High Symmetrical DOPO Networks
  • Takahiro Ozawa (Hosei University):
    Time-Variant Elementary Cellular Automata: Simple Feature Quantities for Analysis
  • Dong-Seok Lee (Dong-eui University):
    Intra Prediction Method for Depth Picture Using Spherical Modeling
NOLTA 2018
Awardees : Best Student Paper
  • Eoghan Staunton (National University of Ireland Galway):
    Noise and bistability in the square root map
  • Tetsu Iwamoto (Osaka Prefecture University):
    Suppression of oscillation in delay-coupled oscillator networks with slow switching topology
  • Miguel Garcia-Bosque (University of Zaragoza):
    A multi-encryption scheme and its application to improve the random properties of a chaos-based stream cipher
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Minami Tsuchiya (Yamagata University):
    Estimation of awaking time using a deep neural network with physiological data during sleep
  • Naoki Hirakura (Tokyo Metropolitan University):
    Efficient orthogonalization method for eigenvectors of the Laplacian matrix for estimation of social network structure
  • Yoshitaka Itoh (Tokyo Denki University):
    Reconstructing bifurcation diagrams of the Duffing equations
  • Dong-Seok Lee (Dong-eui University):
    Depth picture prediction using curved surface modeling
  • Honami Tsushima (Nippon Institute of Technology):
    Tabu search method for multiple-vehicle bike sharing system routing problem
  • Takuya Nanami (University of Tokyo):
    Modeling primary neurons in drosophila auditory system
  • Ryoko Sugano (Chiba University):
    High-frequency soft-switching resonant driver for SiC class-D amplifier
NOLTA 2017
Awardees : Best Student Paper
  • Yuu Miino (Tokushima University):
    Global bifurcation analysis of a simple piecewise linear non-autonomous dynamical system
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Yoichi Masuda (Osaka University):
    Muscles Excite and Synchronize Themselves Through Their Intrinsic Dynamics
  • Mayu Aoki (Tokyo University of Science):
    Effect of Connectivity Weights of Inhibitory Neurons in Neuronal Avalanches
  • Takahiro Kouda (Osaka Prefecture University):
    Minimal Coupling Strength Inducing Amplitude Death in Stuart-Landau Oscillators Coupled by Delayed Connections
  • Hakui Teki (Osaka Prefecture University):
    Amplitude Death in a Pair of Two-Dimensional Complex Ginzburg-Landau Systems Coupled by Delay Connections
  • Yun Qian (Osaka University):
    Obstacle Avoidance of 4-wheeled Vehicle Using Receding Horizon Control with iLQG Method Considering Computational Delay
  • Tri Quoc Truong (Nagaoka University of Technology):
    Analysis of Bifurcation Phenomena of Coupled Piecewise-Constant Hysteresis Oscillators
NOLTA 2016
Awardees : Best Student Paper
  • Shinnosuke Masamura (Osaka Prefecture University):
    Experimental Verification of Amplitude Death in a Pair of Double-Scroll Circuits Coupled by a One-Way Partial Time-Varying Delay Connection
  • Risa Takahashi (Hosei University) :
    A Variety of Super-Stable Periodic Orbits in a Simple Dynamical System with Integrate-and-Fire Switching
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Takuya Nanami (University of Tokyo):
    Elliptic and Parabolic Bursting in a Digital Silicon Neuron Model
  • Yasuo Nakashima (Nagoya University):
    Effect of a Root-Raised-Cosine Filtered BPSK Signal on a Stochastic Resonance Receiver
  • Atsuki Mitani (Kyoto University):
    Existence Condition and Stability of Rotating Intrinsic Localized Modes in FPU-β Chain with Fixed Boundaries
  • Takuma Sasaki (Saitama University):
    Common-Signal-Induced Synchronization in Photonic Integrated Circuits Driven by Constant-Amplitude Random-Phase Light
  • Tadashi Nakamura (Osaka Prefecture University) :
    Robust Performance of Two-Wheeled Mobile Robot Circular Formations Controlled by Coupled Oscillators
  • Chiaki Matsuda (Kyoto Sangyo University) :
    Homoclinic Bifurcations in a Piece-Wise Constant Neuron Model
NOLTA 2015
Awardees : Best Student Paper
  • Bo Li (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology) :
    Optimal Facility Location with Message Passing Algorithm
  • Guidong Zhang (South China University of Technology) :
    Impedance Networks Matching Mechanism for Designing Power Converters
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Viet Hung Nguyen (Nagaoka University of Technology) :
    Chaos Control Method Based on the Stability Transformation Method Utilizing the Occasional Proportional Feedback Control
  • Jack Moore (University of Western Australia) :
    Improvements to Local Projective Noise Reduction Through Higher Order and Multiscale Refinements
  • Yeelai Shu (Kyushu University) :
    Performance Evaluation of a Random Number Generation Using a Beta Encoder
  • Konstantinos Sakellariou (University of Western Australia) :
    Complex Network Transformations of Nonlinear Time Series: the Ordinal Partitions Method
NOLTA 2014
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Britta Velten (ETH Zurich) :
    Image-Based Parameter Inference for Spatio-Temporal Models of Organogenesis
  • Masaaki Kojima (Tokushima University) :
    Multimode Oscillations Coupled with an Inductor with High-Order Nonlinearities
  • Elena Tamaseviciute (Center for Physical Sciences and Technology) :
    “Three-Shot” Technique for Stabilizing Unknown Saddle Steady States of Dynamical Systems
NOLTA 2013
Awardees : Best Student Paper
  • Gonzalez Carab Lizeth (Hokkaido University) :
    Asynchronous Digital Circuit Design Using Noise-Driven Stochastic Gates
  • Saori Fujioka (University of Tokushima) :
    Asynchronous Oscillations of Double-Mode and N-Phase in a Ring of Simultaneous Oscillators
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Akiyoshi Tanaka (Saitama University) :
    Analysis on Information Diffusion of a Mathematical Model with Dynamical Sending Probability
  • Yong Gao (Saitama University) :
    Classification of Real Networks by Using Classical Multidimensional Scaling
  • Naoki Shimada (Kyoto Sangyo University) :
    Multi-Compartment Asynchronous Cellular Automaton and its Application for Neuron Modeling
  • Yuichiro Sueoka (Osaka University) :
    Harnessing Control of Sheepdog Agents by On-Line Clustering
NOLTA 2012
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Irina Balakireva (FEMTO-ST Institute) :
    Bifurcation Analysis of Kerr Optical Frequency Comb Generation
  • Yoshiki Sugitani (Osaka Prefecture University) :
    Stability Analysis of Amplitude Death Induced by a Time-Varying Delay Connection in Network Oscillators
  • Koichi Takahashi (Keio University) :
    Facial Expression Recognition with Individual Adjustment
  • Wataru Kurebayashi (Saitama University) :
    A Theory on Noise-Induced Synchronization of Chaotic Oscillators
  • Kaori Kuroda (Saitama University) :
    Estimation of Connectivities of Neurons Using Multi-Dimensional Scaling
  • Belen Sancristóbal (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) :
    Reciprocal Connectivity Enhances Frequency Locking and Phase Coherence between Gamma Oscillations
NOLTA 2011
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Taichi Kiwaki Zurich (University of Tokyo) :
    A Theory of Distributed Code Integration for Cortical Circuits
  • Martin Schule (University of Zurich and ETH Zurich) :
    The Dynamic Behaviour of a Simple Dynamics Model of Locally Coupled Oscillators
  • Mamoru Suefuji (Saitama University) :
    Low-Frequency Electrical Therapy with Chaotic Vibration and its Performance Analysis
  • Yutaro Yamashita (Osaka University) :
    Bifurcation-Based Synthesis of a PWC Analog Spiking Neuron Model
  • Atsushi Yao (Kyoto University) :
    Switching Control Between Stable Periodic Vibrations in a Nonlinear MEMS Resonator
NOLTA 2010
Awardees : Student Paper
  • Hiroyuki Asahara (Oita University, Japan) :
    Nonlinear Dynamics in Buck-Boost Converter with Spike Noise
  • Koji Kurose (Tohoku University, Japan) :
    Analyses of Coupled Hindmarsh-Rose Type Bursting Oscillators
  • Koichi Takahashi (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan) :
    Facial Expression Recognition Using a Simplified Head Model and RBF Networks
  • Dani Tannir (McGill University, Canada) :
    Single-Tone Moments Based Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis of Nonlinear Intermodulation Distortion in RF Circuits
  • Athanasios Tsanas (University of Oxford, UK) :
    New nonlinear markers and insights into speech signal degradation for effective tracking of Parkinson's disease symptom severity
NOLTA 2009
Awardees : Best Student Paper (Gold Prize)
  • Daisuke Kimura (Hosei University) :
    A Simple Switched Dynamical System Based on Photovoltaic Systems
  • Takurou Misaka (Osaka University) :
    Control of Selfish Routing Based on Replicator Dynamics with State-Dependent Tax
Awardees : Student Paper (Silver Prize)
  • Leonidas Georgopoulos (EPFL) :
    Nonlinear Average Consensus
  • Yukihiro Hamasuna (University of Tsukuba) :
    Two Types of Tolerant Hard C-Means Clustering
  • Tetsuya Hishiki (Osaka University) :
    A Novel Resonate-and-Fire-Type Digital Spiking Neuron and its Bifurcation Analysis
  • Tatsuya Katoh (University of Fukui) :
    Practical Preprocessing in Realizing Errorless and Compressive Description Method of Digital Sounds in Cellular Automata
  • Yukinobu Makihara (Hokkaido University) :
    A Clock-Period Comparison ADPLL with a Linearity Improved DCO
  • Makito Oku (University of Tokyo) :
    A Meso-Scopic Model of the Binding Formation in the Brain
  • Takuya Okuda (Osaka Prefecture University) :
    Experimental Evidence of Synchronization in Pulse-Coupled Oscillators with a Refractory Period and Frequency Distribution
  • Yutaka Shimada (Saitama University) :
    From Chaotic Attractors to Complex Networks
NOLTA 2008
Awardees : Best Student Paper (Gold Prize)
  • Stefan Martignoli (University and ETH Zurich) :
    Synchronization of model neurons to AM auditory stimuli
  • Yusuke Matsuoka (Hosei University) :
    Bifurcation phenomena of the rotation map with a controlling segment
  • Takafumi Matsuura (Saitama University) :
    An effective chaotic search by using 2-opt and Or-opt algorithms for traveling salesman problem
  • Alessandro Palladini (University of Bologna) :
    Modeling behavioral tasks to asses visual information integration and motor information encoding in parietal cortex
  • Hiroko Yoneshima (Osaka Prefecture University) :
    Feedback control of spiral waves in a cellular automata model of excitable media
Awardees: Student Paper (Silver Prize)
  • Shintaro Arai (Tokushima University) :
    Error-correcting method based on chaotic dynamics for noncoherent chaos communications
  • Márk Csörnyei (Budapest University of Technology and Economics) :
    Chaotic oscillations of noise suppressed solid state lasers used in optical-wireless networks
  • Takashi Inoue (Tokushima University) :
    Edge enhancement of color image by three-layer cellular neural network considering three primary colors
  • Yuta Kakimoto (The University of Tokyo) :
    A hierarchical chaotic neural network model for multistable binocular rivalry
  • Haruna Matsushita (Tokushima University) :
    Nonlinear spring model of self-organizing map arranged in two-dimensional array
  • Takeshi Matsuda (Tokyo Institute of Technology) :
    Weighted blowups of Kullback information and application to multinomial distributions
  • Takahiro Sota (Tohoku University) :
    ID model with higher-order connections for the traveling salesman problem
  • Elena Tamaseviciute (Vilnius University) :
    Adaptive control of steady states and slowly varying states in the Duffing-Holmes type system with unstable high-pass filter
  • Yuta Ueoka (Doshisha university) :
    Efficiency of statistical measures to estimate network structure of chaos coupled systems
  • Masaaki Usui (Musashi Institute of Technology) :
    A profit sharing reinforcement learning method using a memory-based dynamic reinforcement function