Mario Pannunzi, Guido Gigante, Maurizio Mattia, Gustavo Deco, Stefano Fusi, and Paolo Del Giudice


Learning selective top-down control enhances performance in a visual categorization task

J Neurophysiol; published ahead of print September 12, 2012, doi:10.1152/jn.00208.2012
Simeon A. Bamford , Roni Hogri , Andrea Giovannucci, Aryeh H. Taub, Ivan Herreros, Paul F.M.J. Verschure, Matti Mintz, Paolo Del Giudice

A VLSI field-programmable mixed-signal array to perform neural
signal processing and neural modelling in a prosthetic system

IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering Vol 20, n.4, 455, 2012
M. Giulioni, P. Camilleri, M. Mattia, V. Dante, J. Braun, and P. Del Giudice

Robust working memory in an asynchronously spiking neural network realized with neuromorphic VLSI

Frontiers in Neuromorphic Engineering 

 5:149. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2011.00149

M. Giulioni,  P. Del Giudice

A distributed VLSI attractor network learning visual stimuli in real time and performing perceptual decisions

Proceedings of the 21st Italian Workshop on Neural Nets (WIRN 2011)
in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, Ed. IOS press
Volume 234, p. 344-352, 2011
M.V. Sanchez-Vives, M. Mattia, A. Compte, M. Perez-Zabalza, M. Winograd, V. F. Descalzo and R. Reig Inhibitory Modulation of Cortical Up States


J Neurophysiol 104: 1314 - 1324 (2010)


P. Camillleri, M. Giulioni, M. Mattia, J. Braun, P. Del Giudice
Self-sustained activity in attractor networks using neuromorphic VLSI
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks
(IJCNN10) , DOI: 10.1109/IJCNN.2010.5596342
R. Reig, M, Mattia, A. Compte, C. Belmonte and M.V. Sanchez-Vives Temperature Modulation of slow and Fast Cortical Rhythms J Neurophysiol 103: 1253 - 1261 (2010)
J. Braun, M Mattia Attractors end noise: twin drivers of decisions and multistability NeuroImage, 52: 740 - 751 (2010)
M Mattia, S. Ferraina and P. Del Giudice Dissociated multi-unit activity and local field potentials: a theory inspired analysis of a motor decision task
NeuroImage 2010, 52 (2010) 812–823
G. Gigante, M Mattia, J. Braun and P. Del Giudice Bistable Perception Modeled as Competing Stochastic Integrations at Two Levels
PLoS Comp. Biol., Vol. 5, Issue 7, e1000430

M. Giulioni, P. Camilleri, V. Dante, D. Badoni, G. Indiveri, J. Braun and P. Del Giudice

A VLSI Network of Spiking Neurons with Plastic Fully Configurable “Stop-Learning” Synapses

Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems 2008, Malta

M. Giulioni Networks of spiking neurons and plastic synapses: implementation and control PhD thesis 2008
D. Marti, G. Deco, M. Mattia, G. Gigante, P. Del Giudice A Fluctuation-Driven Mechanism for Slow Decision Processes in Reverberant Networks PLoS One, Vol. 3, e2534, 2008
M. Giulioni, M. Pannunzi, D. Badoni, V. Dante and P. Del Giudice


Classification of overlapping patterns with a configurable analog VLSI neural network of spiking neurons and self-regulating plasticsy napses Neural Computation 2009


Camilleri, Giulioni, Dante, Badoni, Indiveri, Michaelis, Braun and Del Giudice
A Neuromorphic aVLSI network chip with configurable plastic synapses Proc. of the Seventh International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems, Ed. IEEE Computer Society, 2007
G. Mirabella, P. Pani, M. Mattia, R.H. Wurtz, S. Ferraina, P. Del Giudice The control of the initiation and the inhibitio of voluntary movements: experimental analysis and theorical modelling of the neural correlates at the population level Rapporti ISTISAN 2006/50
G. Gigante, M. Mattia and P. Del Giudice Diverse Population-Bursting Modes of Adapting Spiking Neurons Phys. Rev. Lett., 98, 148101 (2007)
G. Gigante, P. Del Giudice and M. Mattia

Frequency-dependent response properties of adapting spiking neurons

Mathematical Biosciences 207 (2007) 336–351
D. Badoni, M. Giulioni, V. Dante, P. Del Giudice

An aVLSI Recurrent Network of Spiking Neurons with Reconfigurable and Plastic Synapses

Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems ISCAS06, 2006
E. Chicca, V. Dante, A.M. Whatley, P. Lichtsteiner, T. Delbruck, G. Indiveri, P. Del Giudice and R. J. Douglas

Multi-chip pulse based neuromorphic infrastructure and its application to a cortical model of orentiation selectivity

IEEE Transactions on Circuits
and Systems I, Regular Papers/, 54:(5) 981-993, May, 2007
D. Martě, G. Deco, P. Del Giudice, M. Mattia

Reward-biased probabilistic decision-marking: mean-field predictions and spiking simulations

Neurocomputing 69 (2006) 1175–1178
M. Szabo, G. Deco, S. Fusi, P. Del Giudice, M. Mattia and M. Stetter Learning to attend:modelling the shaping of selectivity in infero-temporal cortex in a categorization task BIOLOGICAL CYBERNETICS (2006) 94: 351–365
V. Dante, P. Del Giudice and A. M. Whatley Hardware and software for interfacing to address-event based neuromorphic systems The Neuromorphic Engineer, volume 2, Issue 1, winter 2005
P. Del Giudice and G.Parisi Modelli di neuroscienza computazionale Enciclopedia del 900, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

suppl. III 2004 ( in Italian, 14.4 Mb)

Maurizio Mattia and Paolo Del Giudice Finite-size dynamics of inhibitory and excitatory interacting spiking neurons Physical review E70, 052903 (2004)
L. Carota, G. Indiveri, V. Dante

A software-Hardware selective attention system

Neurocomputing, 58 - 60, pp.647 - 653, 2004
P. Del Giudice and M. Mattia

Stochastic population dynamics of spiking neurons

Advances in Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics pp.125 - 153, Nova Science Publisher, 2004
M. Mattia and P. Del Giudice

A distribution of spike transmission delays affects the stability of interacting spiking neurons

Scientiae Mathematicae Japonicae, Vol. 18, Issue 2, Sept 2003, pp. 335-342
E. Chicca, D. Badoni, V. Dante, M. D'Andreagiovanni, G. Salina, L. Carota, S. Fusi and P. Del Giudice

A VLSI recurrent network of integrate-and-fire neurons connected by plastic synapses with long term memory

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Vol. 14, Issue 5, Sept. 2003, pp. 1297- 1307
P. Del Giudice, S. Fusi and M. Mattia

Modeling the formation of working memory with networks of integrate-and-fire neurons connected by plastic synapses

Journal of Physiology      Paris 97 (2003)    pp. 659 -  681

M. Mattia and P. Del Giudice

Mean-field population dynamics of spiking neurons with random synaptic delays

Proceedings of ICANN2002, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, J. R. Dorronsoro Ed., 111-116, 2002
M. Mattia and P. Del Giudice

Population dynamics of interacting spiking neurons

Phys. Rev. E, 66 (5), 051917, 2002
V. Dante and P. Del Giudice

The PCI-AER interface board

in Report on the Workshop on Neuromorphic Engineerig, Telluride, CO, July 1 - 21, 2001. Editors A. Cohen, S. Shamma, G. Indiveri and T. Horiuchi, 2001, 99 - 103
M. D'Andreagiovanni, V. Dante, P. Del Giudice, M. Mattia and G. Salina

Emergent asynchronous, irregular firing in a deterministic analog VLSI recurrent network

Proceedings of the World Congress on Neuroinformatics (Vienna 2001), ARGESIM Reports, F. Rattey Ed., 478-486, AGESIM/ASIM Verlag 2001
V. Dante, Del Giudice and M. Mattia

Implementation of Neuromorphic Systems: from discrete components to analog VLSI chips (testing and communication issues)

Ann. Ist. Super. Sanita, 37 (2), 231-239, 2001
M. Mattia and P. Del Giudice

From the single neuron transfer function to the population dynamics

Presented at CNS*2001, California (USA), June 30 - July 5, 2001
P. Del Giudice and M. Mattia

Long and short-term synaptic plasticity and the formation of working memory: A case study

Neurocomputing, 38 - 40, 1175-1180, 2001. Computational Neuroscience: Trends in Research 2001
M. Mattia and P. Del Giudice

Efficient event-driven simulation of large networks of spiking neurons and dynamical synapses

Neural Computation, 12, 2305-2330, 2000
S. Fusi, P. Del Giudice and D. J. Amit

Neurophysiology of a VLSI spiking neural network: LANN21

Proceedings of the IEEE-INNS-ENNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, S-I. Amari, L. Giles, V. Gori and M. Piuri Eds., Vol. III, 121-126, 2000
P. Del Giudice and M. Mattia

Formation of working memory in networks of spiking neurons and spike-driven synapses

Presented at CNS*2000, 2000
P. Del Giudice and M. Mattia

Short-term synaptic depression: implications for learning

Presented at CNS*2000, 2000
S. Fusi and M. Mattia

Collective behavior of networks with linear (VLSI) Integrate and Fire Neurons

Neural Computation, 11, 633-652, 1999
D.J. Amit, P. Del Giudice and S. Fusi

Apprendimento dinamico della memoria di lavoro: una realizzazione in elettronica analogica (in italian)

"Frontiere della vita"

 vol 3 - Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, 1999

M. Mattia, P. Del Giudice and D.J. Amit

Asynchronous simulation of large networks of spiking neurons and dynamical synapses

Proceedings of the 8th ICANN, 1998
P. Del Giudice, S. Fusi, D. Badoni, V. Dante and D. J. Amit

Learning attractors in an asynchronous, stochastic electronic neural network

NETWORK, 9 183-205, 1998
M. Mattia and S. Fusi

Modeling Networks with VLSI (linear) Integrate and Fire Neurons

Proceedings of the 7th ICANN, 1997
P. Del Giudice and S. Fusi

Attractor dynamics in an electronic neural network

Proceedings of the 7th ICANN, 1997
A. Campa, P. Del Giudice, N. Parga J-P. Nadal Maximization of mutual information in a linear noisy network: a detailed study NETWORK, 6 449-468, 1995