PUBLICATIONS

Edited Books

Conflict and Complexity: Countering Terrorism, Insurgency, Ethnic and Regional Violence Phillip V. Fellman, Yaneer Bar-Yam and Ali A. Minai (eds.) Springer-Verlag/NECSI, 2015.
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems Volume VII Ali A. Minai, Dan Braha and Yaneer Bar-Yam (eds.) Springer-Verlag/NECSI, 2012.
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems Volume VI Ali A. Minai, Dan Braha and Yaneer Bar-Yam (eds.) Springer-Verlag/NECSI, 2009.
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems Volume V Ali A. Minai, Dan Braha and Yaneer Bar-Yam (eds.) Springer-Verlag/NECSI, 2011.
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems Volume IV Ali A. Minai and Yaneer Bar-Yam (eds.) Springer-Verlag, 2008.
Complex Engineered Systems: Science Meets Technology Dan Braha, Ali A. Minai and Yaneer Bar-Yam (eds.), Springer-Verlag, 2006.
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems Volume IIIB: New Research Ali A. Minai and Yaneer Bar-Yam (eds.) Springer-Verlag, 2006.
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems Volume IIIA: Overview Ali A. Minai and Yaneer Bar-Yam (eds.) Springer-Verlag, 2006.
Unifying Themes in Complex Systems, Volume II: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Complex Systems, Yaneer Bar-Yam and Ali A. Minai (Editors), Westview Press (Advanced Book Program), 2004.




Review Articles

"Computational Models of Cognitive and Motor Control", Ali A. Minai, in Springer Handbook of Computational Intelligence, J. Kacprzyk and W. Pedrycz (eds.), Springer Verlag (2015).

"Spatial Processing in the Brain: The Activity of Hippocampal Place Cells" , Phillip J. Best, Aaron M. White, and Ali A. Minai, Annual Reviews of Neuroscience 24: 459-486 (2001).





Research Publications by Topic

Human Systems

Human Networks

"Agents of Influence in Social Networks", Amer G. Ghanem, Srinivasa Vedanrayanan and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS’2012), June 2012.

"Semantic Knowledge Inference from Online News Media Using an LDA-NLP Approach", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 3068-3071.

"Online News Media Bias Analysis Using an LDA-NLP Approach", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Conference on Complex Systems, June 2011, pp. 249-263.

"A Multi-Agent Model for the Co-Evolution of Ideas and Communities", Amer Ghanem, Ali A. Minai and James G. Uber, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010, pp. 388-395.

"Modeling Ideational Creativity in Groups", Paul B. Paulus, Daniel S. Levine, Vincent Brown, Ali A. Minai and Simona Doboli, Small Groups Research 41: 688-724(2010).

"Socioeconomic Organization on Directional Resource Landscapes", James G. Uber and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Conference on Complex Systems, Nashua, NH (1997) (Also available on InterJournal).


Analysis and Modeling of Texts

"Divergent Thinking in a Neurodynamical Model of Ideation", Mei Mei and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

"ANSWER: An Unsupervised Attractor Network Method for Detecting Salient Words in Text Corpora", Madhavan Candadai, Aashay Vanarase, Mei Mei, and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Killarney, Ireland, July 2015.

"Effect of Associative Rules on the Dynamics of Conceptual Combination in a Neurodynamical Model", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Killarney, Ireland, July 2015.

"Chunks of Thought: Finding Salient Semantic Structures in Texts", Mei Mei, Aashay Vanarase and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Beijing, China, July 2014.

"Thinking in Prose and Poetry: A Semantic Neural Model", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"Semantic Knowledge Inference from Online News Media Using an LDA-NLP Approach", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 3068-3071.

"Online News Media Bias Analysis Using an LDA-NLP Approach", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Conference on Complex Systems, June 2011, pp. 249-263.



Cognitive Models and Computational Neuroscience

Models of Thought, Creativity and Innovation

"Divergent Thinking in a Neurodynamical Model of Ideation", Mei Mei and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

"Effect of Associative Rules on the Dynamics of Conceptual Combination in a Neurodynamical Model", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Killarney, Ireland, July 2015.

"Chunks of Thought: Finding Salient Semantic Structures in Texts", Mei Mei, Aashay Vanarase and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Beijing, China, July 2014.

"Thinking in Prose and Poetry: A Semantic Neural Model", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"Modeling the Effect of Timing on the Idea Generation Process", Simona Doboli, Matthew Jacques, Ali Minai, Paul Paulus, Runa Korde and Alex Doboli, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"Connectivity and Thought: The Influence of Semantic Network Structure in a Neurodynamical Model of Thinking", Nagendra Marupaka, Laxmi R. Iyer and Ali A. Minai, Neural Networks 32: 147-158(2012).

"Connectivity and Creativity in Semantic Neural Networks", Nagendra Marupaka and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 3127-3133.

"A Neurodynamical Model of Context-Dependent Category Learning", Laxmi Iyer and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 2975-2982.

"A Multi-Agent Model for the Co-Evolution of Ideas and Communities", Amer Ghanem, Ali A. Minai and James G. Uber, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010, pp. 388-395.

"Modeling Ideational Creativity in Groups", Paul B. Paulus, Daniel S. Levine, Vincent Brown, Ali A. Minai and Simona Doboli, Small Groups Research 41: 688-724(2010).

"Neurocognitive Spotlights: Configuring Domains for Ideation", Laxmi R. Iyer, Vaidehi Venkatesan and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010 pp. 3026-3033.

"A Synergistic View of Autonomnous Cognitive Systems", Ali A. Minai, Mithun Perdoor, Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Suresh Vasa and Laxmi R. Iyer, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010, pp 498-505.

"Neural Dynamics of Idea Generation and the Effects of Priming", Laxmi R. Iyer, Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, Vincent R. Brown, Daniel S. Levine and Paul B. Paulus, Neural Networks 22: 674-686 (2009).

"A Graded Attractors: Configuring Context-Dependent Workspaces for Ideation", Ali A. Minai, Laxmi R. Iyer, Divyachapan Padur, Simona Doboli and Vincent R. Brown, Proceedings of the AAAI Symposium on Brain-Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA'09), Arlington, VA, November 2009.

"A Dynamical Connectionist Model of Idea Generation", Ali A. Minai, Laxmi R. Iyer, Divyachapan Padur and Simona Doboli, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 2109-2116.

"Effects of Relevant and Irrelevant Primes on Idea Generation: A Computational Model", Laxmi R. Iyer, Ali A. Minai, Vincent R. Brown, Paul B. Paulus and Simona Doboli, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 1380-1387.

"A Conceptual Neural Model of Idea Generation", Simona Doboli, Vincent R. Brown and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 723-729.

"Modularity and Self-Organized Functional Architectures in the Brain", Laxmi Iyer, Ali A. Minai, Simona Doboli and Vincent R. Brown,Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, October 2007.

"Adaptive Dynamic Modularity in a Connectionist Model of Context-Dependent Idea Generation", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Vincent R. Brown , Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Orlando, FL, August 2007.


Models of Synergistic Motor Control and Sequence Learning

"Reliable Storage and Recall of Aperiodic Spatiotemporal Activity Patterns Using Scaffolded Attractors", M. Furqan Afzal and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

"A Hierarchical Model of Synergistic Motor Control", Kiran V. Byadarhaly and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"A Modular Neural Model of Motor Synergies", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun C. Perdoor and Ali A. Minai, Neural Networks 32: 96-108 (2012).

"A Neural Model of Motor Synergies", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 2961-2968.

"A Spiking Neural Model for the Spatial Coding of Cognitive Response Sequences", Suresh Vasa, Tao Ma, Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, Ann Arbor, MI, August 2010 pp. 140-146.

"A Synergistic View of Autonomnous Cognitive Systems", Ali A. Minai, Mithun Perdoor, Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Suresh Vasa and Laxmi R. Iyer, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010, pp 498-505.

"Learning Complex Population-Coded Sequences", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor, Suresh Vasa, Emmanuel Fernandez and Ali A. Minai, in Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2009 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5769), C. Alippi, M. Polycarpou, C. Panayiotou, G. Ellinas (eds.), pp. 296-305 (2009).

"Modularity and Self-Organized Functional Architectures in the Brain", Laxmi Iyer, Ali A. Minai, Simona Doboli and Vincent R. Brown,Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, October 2007.


Neural Models of Temporal Information Processing and Sequence Learning

"Reliable Storage and Recall of Aperiodic Spatiotemporal Activity Patterns Using Scaffolded Attractors", M. Furqan Afzal and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

"A Spiking Neural Model for the Spatial Coding of Cognitive Response Sequences", Suresh Vasa, Tao Ma, Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, Ann Arbor, MI, August 2010 pp. 140-146.

"Learning Complex Population-Coded Sequences", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor, Suresh Vasa, Emmanuel Fernandez and Ali A. Minai, in Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2009 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5769), C. Alippi, M. Polycarpou, C. Panayiotou, G. Ellinas (eds.), pp. 296-305 (2009).

"Using Latent Attractors to Discern Temporal Order", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2004 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'04), Budapest, July 2004

"Latent Attractor Selection for Variable Length Episodic Context Stimuli with Distractors", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2003 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'03), Portland, OR, pp 1643-1648 (2003).

"Latent Attractor Selection in the Presence of Irrelevant Stimuli", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Honolulu, HI, 124-129 (2002).

"Progressive Attractor Selection in Latent Attractor Networks", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, pp. 308-313, (2001).

"Disambiguation of Pattern Sequences with Recurrent Networks" , Ali A. Minai, Geoffrey L. Barrows, and William B. Levy, Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks - San Diego, vol. IV, pp 176-180, (1994).

"Sequence Learning in a Single Trial" , Ali A. Minai and William B. Levy, Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks, Portland, OR, Vol. II, pp 505-508, (1993).


Models of Place Fields and Sequence Learning in the Hippocampus

"Latent Attractors: A General Paradigm for Context-Dependent Neural Computation", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, in Trends in Neural Computation, K. Chen and L. Wang (eds.), Springer Verlag (2007).

"Using Latent Attractors to Discern Temporal Order", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2004 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'04), Budapest, July 2004

"Network Capacity Analysis for Latent Attractor Computation" , Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Network: Computation in Neural Systems 14: 273-302 (2003).

"Latent Attractor Selection for Variable Length Episodic Context Stimuli with Distractors", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2003 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'03), Portland, OR, pp 1643-1648 (2003).

"Latent Attractor Selection in the Presence of Irrelevant Stimuli", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Honolulu, HI, 124-129 (2002).

"A Computational Model of the Interaction between External and Internal Cues for the Control of Hippocampal Place Cells", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, and Phillip J. Best, Neurocomputing 52-54: 371-379 (2002).

"Different Hippocampal Place Cell Maps for Different Environments", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, in Neural Basis of Navigation: Evidence from Single Cell Recording , P. Sharp (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 23-39 (2001).

"An Attractor Model for Hippocampal Place Cell Hysteresis", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, Phillip J. Best, and Aaron M. White, Neurocomputing 38-40: 1185-1191 (2001).

"Progressive Attractor Selection in Latent Attractor Networks", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, pp. 308-313, (2001).

"Network Capacity for Latent Attractor Computation", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, and Phillip J. Best, Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Como, Italy, pp. 222-228, (2000).

"A Comparison of Context-Dependent Hippocampal Place Codes in 1-Layer and 2-Layer Recurrent Networks" , Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Neurocomputing 32-33: 353-358 (2000).

"Latent Attractors: A Model for Context-Dependent Place Representations in the Hippocampus" , Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, and Phillip J. Best, Neural Computation 12: 1003-1037 (2000).

"A Latent Attractors Model of Context-Selection in the Dentate Gyrus-Hilus System" , Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Neurocomputing 26-27: 671-676 (1999).

"Generating Smooth Context-Dependent Neural Representations", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, Paper no. 280, (1999).

"Encoding Spatial Context: A Hypothesis on the Function of the Dentate Gyrus-Hilus System" , Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Anchorage, Alaska, pp 587-592 (1998).

"Control of CA3 Place Fields by the Dentate Gyrus: A Neural Network Model" , Ali A. Minai, in Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research, 1997 (Proceedings of the Fifth Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Cambridge, MA), J.M. Bower (ed.), Plenum Press, pp 411-416, (1997).

"A Covariance-Based Learning Rule for the Hippocampus", Thomas S. Green and Ali A. Minai, in Computational Neuroscience (Proceedings of the Fourth Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Monterey, CA), J.M. Bower (ed.), Academic Press, pp 21-26, (1996).

"Place Learning with a Stable Covariance-Based Learning Rule", Thomas S. Green and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks, Washington, D.C., Vol. II, pp 541-544, (1995).

"Disambiguation of Pattern Sequences with Recurrent Networks" , Ali A. Minai, Geoffrey L. Barrows, and William B. Levy, Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks - San Diego, vol. IV, pp 176-180, (1994).

"Sequence Learning in a Single Trial" , Ali A. Minai and William B. Levy, Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks, Portland, OR, Vol. II, pp 505-508, (1993).


Attractor-Based Neural Computation

"Reliable Storage and Recall of Aperiodic Spatiotemporal Activity Patterns Using Scaffolded Attractors", M. Furqan Afzal and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

"Divergent Thinking in a Neurodynamical Model of Ideation", Mei Mei and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

"ANSWER: An Unsupervised Attractor Network Method for Detecting Salient Words in Text Corpora", Madhavan Candadai, Aashay Vanarase, Mei Mei, and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Killarney, Ireland, July 2015.

"Effect of Associative Rules on the Dynamics of Conceptual Combination in a Neurodynamical Model", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Killarney, Ireland, July 2015.

"Chunks of Thought: Finding Salient Semantic Structures in Texts", Mei Mei, Aashay Vanarase and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Beijing, China, July 2014.

"Thinking in Prose and Poetry: A Semantic Neural Model", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"A Hierarchical Model of Synergistic Motor Control", Kiran V. Byadarhaly and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"Modeling the Effect of Timing on the Idea Generation Process", Simona Doboli, Matthew Jacques, Ali Minai, Paul Paulus, Runa Korde and Alex Doboli, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"Connectivity and Thought: The Influence of Semantic Network Structure in a Neurodynamical Model of Thinking", Nagendra Marupaka, Laxmi R. Iyer and Ali A. Minai, Neural Networks 32: 147-158(2012).

"A Modular Neural Model of Motor Synergies", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun C. Perdoor and Ali A. Minai, Neural Networks 32: 96-108 (2012).

"Connectivity and Creativity in Semantic Neural Networks", Nagendra Marupaka and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 3127-3133.

"A Neurodynamical Model of Context-Dependent Category Learning", Laxmi Iyer and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 2975-2982.

"A Neural Model of Motor Synergies", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 2961-2968.

"A Spiking Neural Model for the Spatial Coding of Cognitive Response Sequences", Suresh Vasa, Tao Ma, Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, Ann Arbor, MI, August 2010 pp. 140-146.

"Neurocognitive Spotlights: Configuring Domains for Ideation", Laxmi R. Iyer, Vaidehi Venkatesan and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010 pp. 3026-3033.

"A Synergistic View of Autonomnous Cognitive Systems", Ali A. Minai, Mithun Perdoor, Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Suresh Vasa and Laxmi R. Iyer, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010, pp 498-505.

"Neural Dynamics of Idea Generation and the Effects of Priming", Laxmi R. Iyer, Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, Vincent R. Brown, Daniel S. Levine and Paul B. Paulus, Neural Networks 22: 674-686 (2009).

"A Graded Attractors: Configuring Context-Dependent Workspaces for Ideation", Ali A. Minai, Laxmi R. Iyer, Divyachapan Padur, Simona Doboli and Vincent R. Brown, Proceedings of the AAAI Symposium on Brain-Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA'09), Arlington, VA, November 2009.

"Learning Complex Population-Coded Sequences", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor, Suresh Vasa, Emmanuel Fernandez and Ali A. Minai, in Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2009 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5769), C. Alippi, M. Polycarpou, C. Panayiotou, G. Ellinas (eds.), pp. 296-305 (2009).

"A Dynamical Connectionist Model of Idea Generation", Ali A. Minai, Laxmi R. Iyer, Divyachapan Padur and Simona Doboli, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 2109-2116.

"Effects of Relevant and Irrelevant Primes on Idea Generation: A Computational Model", Laxmi R. Iyer, Ali A. Minai, Vincent R. Brown, Paul B. Paulus and Simona Doboli, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 1380-1387.

"A Conceptual Neural Model of Idea Generation", Simona Doboli, Vincent R. Brown and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 723-729.

"Modularity and Self-Organized Functional Architectures in the Brain", Laxmi Iyer, Ali A. Minai, Simona Doboli and Vincent R. Brown,Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, October 2007.

"Adaptive Dynamic Modularity in a Connectionist Model of Context-Dependent Idea Generation", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Vincent R. Brown , Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Orlando, FL, August 2007.

"Latent Attractors: A General Paradigm for Context-Dependent Neural Computation", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, in Trends in Neural Computation, K. Chen and L. Wang (eds.), Springer Verlag (2007).

"Using Latent Attractors to Discern Temporal Order", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2004 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'04), Budapest, July 2004

"Network Capacity Analysis for Latent Attractor Computation" , Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Network: Computation in Neural Systems 14: 273-302 (2003).

"Latent Attractor Selection for Variable Length Episodic Context Stimuli with Distractors", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2003 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'03), Portland, OR, pp 1643-1648 (2003).

"Latent Attractor Selection in the Presence of Irrelevant Stimuli", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Honolulu, HI, 124-129 (2002).

"A Computational Model of the Interaction between External and Internal Cues for the Control of Hippocampal Place Cells", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, and Phillip J. Best, Neurocomputing 52-54: 371-379 (2002).

"Spatial Processing in the Brain: The Activity of Hippocampal Place Cells" , Phillip J. Best, Aaron M. White, and Ali A. Minai, Annual Reviews of Neuroscience 24: 459-486 (2001) --- Invited Paper.

"Different Hippocampal Place Cell Maps for Different Environments", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, in Neural Basis of Navigation: Evidence from Single Cell Recording , P. Sharp (ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 23-39 (2001).

"An Attractor Model for Hippocampal Place Cell Hysteresis", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, Phillip J. Best, and Aaron M. White, Neurocomputing 38-40: 1185-1191 (2001).

"Progressive Attractor Selection in Latent Attractor Networks", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, pp. 308-313, (2001).

"Network Capacity for Latent Attractor Computation", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, and Phillip J. Best, Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Como, Italy, pp. 222-228, (2000).

"A Comparison of Context-Dependent Hippocampal Place Codes in 1-Layer and 2-Layer Recurrent Networks" , Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Neurocomputing 32-33: 353-358 (2000).

"Latent Attractors: A Model for Context-Dependent Place Representations in the Hippocampus" , Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, and Phillip J. Best, Neural Computation 12: 1003-1037 (2000).

"A Latent Attractors Model of Context-Selection in the Dentate Gyrus-Hilus System" , Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Neurocomputing 26-27: 671-676 (1999).

"Generating Smooth Context-Dependent Neural Representations", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, Paper no. 280, (1999).

"Encoding Spatial Context: A Hypothesis on the Function of the Dentate Gyrus-Hilus System" , Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Anchorage, Alaska, pp 587-592 (1998).

"Control of CA3 Place Fields by the Dentate Gyrus: A Neural Network Model" , Ali A. Minai, in Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research, 1997 (Proceedings of the Fifth Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Cambridge, MA), J.M. Bower (ed.), Plenum Press, pp 411-416, (1997).



Complex Systems and Networks

Complex Systems Engineering

"Complex Systems Engineering: A New Paradigm", Ali A. Minai, Dan Braha and Yaneer Bar-Yam, in Complex Engineered Systems: Science Meets Technology, D. Braha, A.A. Minai and Y. Bar-Yam(eds.), Springer Verlag, pp 1-22 (2006).

"A General Approach to Swarm Coordination using Circle Formation", Karthikeyan Swaminathan and Ali A. Minai, in Stigmergic Optimization, A. Abraham, C. Grosan and V. Ramos(eds.), Springer Verlag (2005).


Analysis of Neural Signals and Brain Networks

"Presurgical language localization with visual naming associated ECoG high- gamma modulation in pediatric drug-resistant epilepsy", Ravindra Arya, J. Adam Wilson, Hisako Fujiwara, Leonid Rozhkov, James L. Leach, Anna W. Byars, Hansel M. Greiner, Jennifer Vannest, §Jason Buroker, Griffin Milsap, Brian Ervin, Ali Minai, Paul S. Horn, Katherine D. Holland, Francesco T. Mangano, Nathan E. Crone, and Douglas F. Rose, Epilepsia 58(4):663-673 (2017). doi: 10.1111/epi.13708


Computational Biology

"Investigating the predictability of essential genes across distantly related organisms using an integrative approach", Jingyuan Deng, Lei Deng, Shengchang Su, Minlu Zhang, Xiaodong Lin, Lan Wei, Ali A. Minai, Daniel J. Hassett and Long J. Lu , Nucleic Acids Research 39: 795-807(2011).

"A Modular Gene Regulatory Network Model of Ontogenesis", Amer Ghanem and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, October 2007.

"Phase-Transition in a Swarm Algorithm for Self-Organized Construction", Henri Leung, Ravi Kothari and Ali A. Minai, Physical Review E 68: 046111-9 (2003).


Cooperative Control of UAV Teams and Swarms

"On the Varying Benefit of Communication between Mobile Agents in a Decentralized Team", Yan Liao, Ali A. Minai and Marios M. Polycarpou, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Multiconference on Systems and Control, St. Petersburg, Russia, July 2009.

"Exploration for Agents with Different Personalities in Unknown Environments", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, October 2007.

"Multi-UAV Cooperative Search Using an Opportunistic Learning Method", Yanli Yang, Marios M. Polycarpou and Ali A. Minai, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control 129: 716-728 (2007).

"Balancing Search and Target Response in Cooperative Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Teams", Yan Jin, Yan Liao, Ali A. Minai and Marios M. Polycarpou, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part B: Cybernetics 36: 571-587 (2006).

"Distributed Resource Exploitation for Mobile Sensor Agents in Dynamic Environments", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, June 2006.

"A General Approach to Swarm Coordination using Circle Formation", Karthikeyan Swaminathan and Ali A. Minai, in Stigmergic Optimization, A. Abraham, C. Grosan and V. Ramos(eds.), Springer Verlag (2005).

"Evidential Map-Building Approaches for Cooperative UAV Search", Yanli Yang, Ali A. Minai and Marios M. Polycarpou, Proceedings of the 2005 American Control Conference (ACC'05), 2005.

"Impact of System Design Parameters on Performance of Cooperative Agent Teams", Yan Jin, Yan Liao, Ali A. Minai and Marios M. Polycarpou, Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC'05), Limassol, Cyprus, June 2005.

"Multi-Target Assignment and Path Planning for Groups of UAVs", Theju Maddula, Ali A. Minai and Marios Polycarpou, in Cooperative Control and Optimization, S. Butenko, R. Murphey and P. Pardalos (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 261-272 (2004).

"Cooperative Real-Time Task Allocation Among Groups of UAVs", Yan Jin, Marios Polycarpou and Ali A. Minai, in Cooperative Control and Optimization, S. Butenko, R. Murphey and P. Pardalos (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 207-224(2004).

"Balancing Search and Target Response in Cooperative UAV Teams", Yan Jin, Yan Liao, Marios M. Polycarpou and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'04), pp. 2923-2928, 2004 --- Invited Paper.

"Decentralized Cooperative Search by Networked UAVs in an Uncertain Environment", Yanli Yang, Ali A. Minai and Marios M. Polycarpou, Proceedings of the 2004 American Control Conference (ACC'04), pp. 5558-5563, 2004

"Phase-Transition in a Swarm Algorithm for Self-Organized Construction", Henri Leung, Ravi Kothari and Ali A. Minai, Physical Review E 68: 046111-9 (2003).

"Cooperative Real-Time Search and Task Allocation in UAV Teams", Yan Jin, Ali A. Minai, and Marios M. Polycarpou, Proceedings of the 2003 Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'03), Maui, December 2003 --- Invited Paper.

"Analysis of an Opportunistic Method for Cooperative Search by Mobile Agents", Yanli Yang, Ali A. Minai, and Marios M. Polycarpou, Proceedings of the 2002 Conference on Decision and Control (CDC'02).

"Decentralized Cooperative Search in UAV's Using Opportunistic Learning", Yanli Yang, Ali A. Minai, and Marios M. Polycarpou, Proceedings of the 2002 AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Monterey, CA (2002).

"Opportunistically Cooperative Neural Learning in Mobile Agents", Yanli Yang, Marios M. Polycarpou, and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Honolulu, HI, pp 2638-2643 (2002).


Coupled Oscillators and Chaotic Synchronization

"Synchronization of randomly multiplexed chaotic systems with application to communication" , Shyam Sundar and Ali A. Minai, Physical Review Letters 85: 5456-5459 (2000).

"Using Chaos to Produce Synchronized Stochastic Dynamics in Non-Homogeneous Map Arrays with a Random Scalar Coupling" , Ali A. Minai, Physics Letters A 251: 31-38 (1999).

"Synchronization of Chaotic Maps through a Noisy Coupling Channel with Application to Digital Communication" , Ali A. Minai and Tirunelveli Anand, Physical Review E 59: 312-320 (1999).

"Synchronizing Multiple Chaotic Maps with a Randomized Scalar Coupling" , Ali A. Minai and Tirunelveli Anand, Physica D 125: 241-259 (1999).

"Communicating with Noise: How Chaos and Noise Combine to Generate Secure Encryption Keys" , Ali A. Minai and T. Durai Pandian, CHAOS 8: 621-628 (1998).

"Chaos-Induced Synchronization in Discrete-Time Oscillators Driven by a Random Input" , Ali A. Minai and Tirunelveli Anand, Physical Review E 57: 1559-1562 (1998).

"Stimulus-Induced Bifurcations in Discrete-Time Neural Oscillators" , Ali A. Minai and Tirunelveli Anand, Biological Cybernetics 79: 87-96 (1998).

"Using Noise to Synchronize Chaotic Neural Oscillators" , Ali A. Minai and Tirunelveli Anand, Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Anchorage, Alaska, pp 1466-1471 (1998).


Sensor Networks

"Self-Organization of Sensor Networks with Heterogeneous Connectivity", Arun Prasath, Abhinay Venuturumilli, Aravind Ranganathan and Ali A. Minai, in Sensor Networks: Where Theory Meets Practice, G. Ferrari(ed.), Springer Verlag, (to appear)(2010).

"Self-Organized Hebbian Inference of Environment Topology by Distributed Sensor Networks", Payal Shah, Hemant Ramaswami and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Orlando, FL, August 2007.

"Discovering Adaptive Heuristics for Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks by Mining Evolved Optimal Configurations", Prasanna Ranganathan, Aravind Ranganathan, Kenneth Berman and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2006 World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Vancouver, Canada, July 2006.

"Impact of Heterogeneity on Coverage and Broadcast Reachability in Wireless Sensor Networks", Yun Wang, Xiaodong Wang, Dharma P. Agrawal and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN'06), Arlington, VA, October 2006.

"A Self-Organizing Heuristic for Building Optimal Heterogeneous Ad-Hoc Sensor Networks", Prasanna Ranganathan, Aravind Ranganathan, Ali A. Minai and Kenneth Berman, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control (ICNSC’06), Ft. Lauderdale, FL, April 2006.

"Obtaining Robust Wireless Sensor Networks Through Self-Organization of Heterogeneous Connectivity", Abhinay Venuturumilli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS'06), Boston, MA, June 2006.

"Self-Organized Inference of Spatial Structure in Randomly Deployed Sensor Networks", Neena A. George, Ali A. Minai and Simona Doboli, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS'06), Boston, MA, June 2006.

"Intelligent Sensor Activity Scheduling for Event Monitoring Networks", Sumathi Seetharaman and Ali A. Minai, International Journal of Lateral Computing 1: 32-39 (2005).

"Intelligent Scheduling in Event-Monitoring Networks", Sumathi Seetharaman and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2004 World Congress on Lateral Computing (WCLC'04), Bangalore, India, December 2004.

"Self-Organized Scheduling of Node Activity in Large Scale Sensor Networks", Sumathi Seetharaman and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS5), Boston, May 2004

"Shouters and Whisperers: Random Wireless Sensor Networks with Two-Tier Connectivity", Nagendra Marupaka and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS5), Boston, May 2004

"SCRIBE: Self-Organized Contention and Routing in Intelligent Broadcast Environments", Rajkumar Arumugam, Vinod Subramanian and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of MILCOM'03, Boston, MA (2003).

"Intelligent Broadcast for Large-Scale Sensor Networks", Rajkumar Arumugam, Vinod Subraminian, and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Complex Systems, Nashua, NH, (to appear). (Also available on InterJournal (paper no. 567)).

"Self-Organization of Geographical Routing in Large-Scale Sensor Networks", Vinod Subraminian, Rajkumar Arumugam, and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Complex Systems, Nashua, NH, (to appear). (Also available on InterJournal (paper no. 566)).

Cellular Automata

"A Modular Gene Regulatory Network Model of Ontogenesis", Amer Ghanem and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, October 2007.

"ca: A system for Granular Processing of Sound using Cellular Automata", Shyamsundar Vaidhyanathan, Ali A. Minai, and Mara Helmuth, Proceedings of the 2nd COST G-6 Workshop on Digital Audio (DAFx99)}, NINU, Trondheim, (1999).



Neural Networks

"Feature Selection using Multiple Auto-Encoders ", Xinyu Guo, Ali A. Minai, and Long J. Lu, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2017.

"Reliable Storage and Recall of Aperiodic Spatiotemporal Activity Patterns Using Scaffolded Attractors", M. Furqan Afzal and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

"Divergent Thinking in a Neurodynamical Model of Ideation", Mei Mei and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Vancouver, Canada, July 2016.

"ANSWER: An Unsupervised Attractor Network Method for Detecting Salient Words in Text Corpora", Madhavan Candadai, Aashay Vanarase, Mei Mei, and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Killarney, Ireland, July 2015.

"Effect of Associative Rules on the Dynamics of Conceptual Combination in a Neurodynamical Model", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Killarney, Ireland, July 2015.

"Chunks of Thought: Finding Salient Semantic Structures in Texts", Mei Mei, Aashay Vanarase and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Beijing, China, July 2014.

"Thinking in Prose and Poetry: A Semantic Neural Model", Sarjoun Doumit and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"A Hierarchical Model of Synergistic Motor Control", Kiran V. Byadarhaly and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"Modeling the Effect of Timing on the Idea Generation Process", Simona Doboli, Matthew Jacques, Ali Minai, Paul Paulus, Runa Korde and Alex Doboli, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, July 2013.

"Connectivity and Thought: The Influence of Semantic Network Structure in a Neurodynamical Model of Thinking", Nagendra Marupaka, Laxmi R. Iyer and Ali A. Minai, Neural Networks 32: 147-158(2012).

"A Modular Neural Model of Motor Synergies", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun C. Perdoor and Ali A. Minai, Neural Networks 32: 96-108 (2012).

"Connectivity and Creativity in Semantic Neural Networks", Nagendra Marupaka and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 3127-3133.

"A Neurodynamical Model of Context-Dependent Category Learning", Laxmi Iyer and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 2975-2982.

"A Neural Model of Motor Synergies", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, August 2011, pp. 2961-2968.

"A Spiking Neural Model for the Spatial Coding of Cognitive Response Sequences", Suresh Vasa, Tao Ma, Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor and Ali A. Minai , Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, Ann Arbor, MI, August 2010 pp. 140-146.

"Neurocognitive Spotlights: Configuring Domains for Ideation", Laxmi R. Iyer, Vaidehi Venkatesan and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010 pp. 3026-3033.

"A Synergistic View of Autonomnous Cognitive Systems", Ali A. Minai, Mithun Perdoor, Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Suresh Vasa and Laxmi R. Iyer, Proceedings of the World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010, pp 498-505.

"Neural Dynamics of Idea Generation and the Effects of Priming", Laxmi R. Iyer, Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, Vincent R. Brown, Daniel S. Levine and Paul B. Paulus, Neural Networks 22: 674-686 (2009).

"A Graded Attractors: Configuring Context-Dependent Workspaces for Ideation", Ali A. Minai, Laxmi R. Iyer, Divyachapan Padur, Simona Doboli and Vincent R. Brown, Proceedings of the AAAI Symposium on Brain-Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA'09), Arlington, VA, November 2009.

"Learning Complex Population-Coded Sequences", Kiran V. Byadarhaly, Mithun Perdoor, Suresh Vasa, Emmanuel Fernandez and Ali A. Minai, in Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2009 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5769), C. Alippi, M. Polycarpou, C. Panayiotou, G. Ellinas (eds.), pp. 296-305 (2009). Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 723-729.

"Stable-yet-Switchable (SyS) Attractor Networks", Subramoniam Perumal and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 2509-2516.

"A Dynamical Connectionist Model of Idea Generation", Ali A. Minai, Laxmi R. Iyer, Divyachapan Padur and Simona Doboli, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 2109-2116.

"Effects of Relevant and Irrelevant Primes on Idea Generation: A Computational Model", Laxmi R. Iyer, Ali A. Minai, Vincent R. Brown, Paul B. Paulus and Simona Doboli, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 1380-1387.

"A Conceptual Neural Model of Idea Generation", Simona Doboli, Vincent R. Brown and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Atlanta, GA, June 2009, pp. 723-729.

"Modularity and Self-Organized Functional Architectures in the Brain", Laxmi Iyer, Ali A. Minai, Simona Doboli and Vincent R. Brown,Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, October 2007.

"Adaptive Dynamic Modularity in a Connectionist Model of Context-Dependent Idea Generation", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Vincent R. Brown , Proceedings of the INNS/IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Orlando, FL, August 2007.

"Latent Attractors: A General Paradigm for Context-Dependent Neural Computation", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, in Trends in Neural Computation, K. Chen and L. Wang (eds.), Springer Verlag (2007).

"Temporally Sequenced Intelligent Block-Matching and Motion-Segmentation Using Locally Coupled Networks", Xiaofu Zhang and Ali A. Minai, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks 15: 1202-1214 (2004).

"Using Latent Attractors to Discern Temporal Order", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2004 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'04), Budapest, July 2004

"Effect of Noise on the Performance of the Temporally-Sequenced Intelligent Block-Matching and Motion-Segmentation Algorithm", Xiaofu Zhang and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2004 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'04), Budapest, July 2004

"Network Capacity Analysis for Latent Attractor Computation" , Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Network: Computation in Neural Systems 14: 273-302 (2003).

"Latent Attractor Selection for Variable Length Episodic Context Stimuli with Distractors", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2003 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN'03), Portland, OR, pp 1643-1648 (2003).

"Latent Attractor Selection in the Presence of Irrelevant Stimuli", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Honolulu, HI, 124-129 (2002).

"Efficient Associative Memory using Small-World Architecture", Jason W. Bohland and Ali A. Minai, Neurocomputing 38-40: 489-496 (2001).

"Progressive Attractor Selection in Latent Attractor Networks", Simona Doboli and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, pp. 308-313, (2001).

"Detecting Corresponding Segments across Images Using Synchronizable Pulse-Coupled Neural Networks", Xiaofu Zhang and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, pp. 820-825, (2001).

"Network Capacity for Latent Attractor Computation", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai, and Phillip J. Best, Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Como, Italy, pp. 222-228, (2000).

"Generating Smooth Context-Dependent Neural Representations", Simona Doboli, Ali A. Minai and Phillip J. Best, Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Washington, DC, Paper no. 280, (1999).

"Stimulus-Induced Bifurcations in Discrete-Time Neural Oscillators" , Ali A. Minai and Tirunelveli Anand, Biological Cybernetics 79: 87-96 (1998).

"Using Hysteresis to Improve Performance in Synchronous Networks" , Tirunelveli Anand and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Houston, TX, Vol. 2, pp 1216-1220, (1997)

"Covariance Learning of Correlated Patterns in Competitive Networks" , Ali A. Minai, Neural Computation 8: 667-681 (1997).

"A Covariance-Based Learning Rule for the Hippocampus", Thomas S. Green and Ali A. Minai, in Computational Neuroscience (Proceedings of the Fourth Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Monterey, CA), J.M. Bower (ed.), Academic Press, pp 21-26, (1996).

"Place Learning with a Stable Covariance-Based Learning Rule", Thomas S. Green and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks, Washington, D.C., Vol. II, pp 541-544, (1995).

"Setting the Activity Level in Sparse Random Networks", Ali A. Minai and William B. Levy, Neural Computation 6: 85-99 (1994).

"Perturbation Response in Feed-Forward Networks", Ali A. Minai and Ronald D. Williams, Neural Networks 7: 783-796 (1994).

"Disambiguation of Pattern Sequences with Recurrent Networks" , Ali A. Minai, Geoffrey L. Barrows, and William B. Levy, Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks - San Diego, vol. IV, pp 176-180, (1994).

"The Dynamics of Sparse Random Networks", Ali A. Minai and William B. Levy, Biological Cybernetics 70: 177-187 (1993).

"On the Derivatives of the Sigmoid", Ali A. Minai and Ronald D. Williams, Neural Networks 6: 845-853 (1993).

"Sequence Learning in a Single Trial" , Ali A. Minai and William B. Levy, Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks, Portland, OR, Vol. II, pp 505-508, (1993).

"Predicting Complex Behavior in Sparse Asymmetric Networks", Ali A. Minai and William B. Levy, in C.L. Giles, S.J. Hanson, and J.D. Cowan (eds.), Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 5, San Mateo, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, pp 556-563 (1993).

"Fast Back-Propagation with Adaptive Decoupled Momentum", Ali A. Minai and Ronald D. Williams, in Fast Learning and Invariant Object Recognition , B. Soucek (ed.), John Wiley and Sons, Inc., pp 9-26 (1992).

"Perturbation Response in Feed-Forward Neural Networks", Ali A. Minai and Ronald D. Williams, Proceedings of the 1992 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Baltimore, MD, Vol. III: pp 857-862 (1992).

"Back-propagation Heuristics: A Study of the Extended Delta-Bar-Delta Algorithm", Ali A. Minai and Ronald D. Williams, Proceedings of the 1990 IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, San Diego, CA, Vol. 1, pp 595-600 (1990).

"Acceleration of Back-Propagation through Learning Rate and Momentum Adaptation", Ali A. Minai and Ronald D. Williams, Proceedings of the IEEE/INNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks-90-WASH-DC, Washington, DC, Vol. 1, pp 676-679 (1990).



Other Topics

"Data integration using data mining technique", Krishnamoorthy Janakiraman, Karen C. Davis and Ali A. Minai, Proceedings of FLAIRS-2002, Pensacola, FL (2002).

"A Discrete Heuristics Approach to Predictive Evaluation of Semi-Custom IC Layouts", A.A. Minai, R.D. Williams and F.W. Blake, Proceedings of the 24th ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference, Miami, FL , pp 770-776 (1987). Last modified: February 2015