Ali Minai

Ali A Minai

Professor

Rhodes Hall

828

CEAS - Elec Eng & Computer Science - 0030

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
ML 30
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0030

Professional Summary

Prof. Ali A. Minai received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at postdoctoral training in computational neuroscience at the University of Virginia. Dr. Minai has published over 100 peer reviewed papers and edited eight books in the area of complex systems. He received an INSPIRE research award from the National Science Foundation in 2012.
 
Dr. Minai was President of the International Neural Network Society in 2015 and 2016. Currently he is a member of the society's Board of Governors. He has helped organize several conferences on complex systems, and served as the General Chair for the 2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2011) and the 2011 and 2018 International Conference on Complex Systems (ICCS 2011, ICCS 2018). He is an action editor for Neural Networks (Elsevier) and for Cognitive Systems Research (Elsevier), and an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks & Learning Systems. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and the International Neural Network Society, and a member of AAAS and the Society for Neuroscience. Dr. Minai is also a member of the University of Cincinnati's neuroscience graduate faculty.

Education

Ph.D, University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA, 1991 (Electrical Engineering)

M.S., University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA, 1987 (Electrical Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

2011 - Professor, EECS Department, University of Cincinnati,

2000 -2011 Associate Professor, ECECS Department, University of Cincinnati,

1994 -2000 Assistant Professor, ECECS Department, University of Cincinnati,

1993 -1994 Research Assistant Professor, ECECS Department, University of Cincinnati,

Research and Practice Interests

Dr. Minai's research interests include AI, neural networks, complex systems and networks, computational models of cognition and behavior, social networks, distributed multi-agent systems, text analysis, and computational linguistics. The major focus of his current research is on the computational analysis of text corpora as a way to elucidate the cognitive and social factors underlying creative thinking, innovation, and the evolution of ideas. He is also involved in research on computational modeling of spatial processing in the hippocampus, application of deep learning methods in bioinformatics and clinical medicine, computational models of motor coordination in animals and robots, and analysis of brain networks based on ECoG data.

Research Support

Grant: #IBN-9808664-NCE Investigators:Minai, Ali 10-01-1998 -09-30-2001 National Science Foundation Context-Dependence in Hippocampal Place Fields: Computational Modeling and Experimental Investigations of the Dentate Gyrus-Hilus System Role:PI $95,944.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #BCS 0728413 Investigators:Minai, Ali 10-01-2007 -09-30-2011 National Science Foundation Collaborative Proposal: DHB: Dynamics of Idea Generation in Individual and Group Brainstorming... Role:PI $194,647.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #IIS-0855714 Investigators:Minai, Ali 08-15-2009 -07-31-2014 National Science Foundation Major Collaborative Proposal: CreativeIT: A Cognitively Inspired Model for Creative Design Role:PI $164,453.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #1110883 Investigators:Minai, Ali 04-01-2011 -03-31-2012 National Science Foundation From Brains to Machines: A Special Program at the 2011 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks Role:PI $19,990.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #BCS-1247971 Investigators:Minai, Ali 09-15-2012 -08-31-2015 National Science Foundation CREATIV: The Hunting of the Spark: A Systematic Study of Natural Creativity in Human Networks Role:PI $999,762.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #SMA-1513801 Investigators:Lamb, Maurice; Minai, Ali; Richardson, Michael 07-01-2015 -06-30-2017 National Science Foundation Modeling Synergistic Coordination in Multi-Agen Human and Human- Machine Systems (SBE Postdoc Research Fellowship) Role:Collaborator $112,959.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #IBN-9634424 Investigators:Minai, Ali (PI) and Best, Phillip (Co-PI) 10-01-1996 -09-30-1998 National Science Foundation CRI: A Model-Driven Investigation of Hippocampal Functionality in the Rat Role:PI 99932 Completed Type:Grant

Investigators:Minai, Ali and Wang, DeLiang 07-01-1998 -06-30-2000 Ohio Board of Regents Motion-Based Grouping and Segmentation of Images Using Synchronized Oscillators Role:PI 40000 Completed Type:Grant

Grant: #Exh A-7 STAMP01-UC/MAA-2018 / FA8650-18-F-1613 Investigators:Bhatnagar, Raj; Gerner, Frank; Minai, Ali 05-26-2019 -08-24-2019 Air Force Research Laboratory Exhibit A-7: Application and research into using ML analytics to evaluate/improve verification test processes and results Role:Collaborator $40,245.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #STAMP01-UC/MAA-2018 (A-8) / FA8650-18-F-1613 Investigators:Bhatnagar, Raj; Minai, Ali; Niu, Nan; Ralescu, Anca; Vemuri, Ranganadha 08-26-2019 -12-28-2019 Air Force Research Laboratory Exhibit A-8: Application and research into using ML analytics to evaluate/improve verification test processes and results Role:Collaborator $123,689.40 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #STAMP02-UC/MAA-2018 (A-9) / FA8650-20-F-1956 Investigators:Bhatnagar, Raj; Minai, Ali; Niu, Nan; Vemuri, Ranganadha 12-29-2019 -05-02-2020 Air Force Research Laboratory Exhibit A-9: Application and research into using ML analytics to evaluate/improve verification test processes and results Role:Collaborator $98,661.80 Awarded Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Byadarhaly K.; Fernandez E.; Minai A.; Perdoor M.; Vasa S. (11-06-2009. )Learning complex population-coded sequences.Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), ,5768 LNCS (PART 1 ),296-305

Brown V.; Doboli S.; Iyer L.; Levine D.; Minai A.; Paulus P. (07-01-2009. )Neural dynamics of idea generation and the effects of priming.Neural Networks, ,22 (5-6 ),674-686

Brown V.; Doboli S.; Iyer L.; Minai A. (12-01-2008. )Modeling exploration and exploitation in creative idea generation .MAICS 2008 - Proceedings of the 19th Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, ,16-22

Brown V.; Doboli S.; Minai A. (12-01-2007. )Adaptive dynamic modularity in a connectionist model of context-dependent idea generation.IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings, ,2183-2188

Minai A.; Ramaswami H.; Shah P. (12-01-2007. )Self-organized hebbian inference of environment topology by distributed sensor networks.IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings, ,2177-2182

Minai A.; Polycarpou M.; Yang Y. (09-01-2007. )Multi-UAV cooperative search using an opportunistic learning method.Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Transactions of the ASME, ,129 (5 ),716-728

Bar-Yam Y.; Braha D.; Minai A. (12-01-2006. )Complex engineered systems: A new paradigm.Understanding Complex Systems, ,2006 ,1-21

Agrawal D.; Minai A.; Wang X.; Wang Y. (12-01-2006. )Impact of heterogeneity on coverage and broadcast reachability in wireless sensor networks.Proceedings - International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks, ICCCN, ,63-67

Berman K.; Minai A.; Ranganathan A.; Ranganathan P. (12-01-2006. )Discovering adaptive heuristics for ad-hoc sensor networks by mining evolved optimal configurations .2006 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2006, ,3064-3070

Berman K.; Minai A.; Ranganathan A.; Ranganathan P. (12-01-2006. )A self-organizing heuristic for building optimal heterogeneous ad-hoc sensor networks .Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, ICNSC'06, ,774-779

Jin Y.; Liao Y.; Minai A.; Polycarpou M. (12-01-2006. )Sporadic pairwise synchronization for decentralized decision-making in mobile agent teams .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,2006 ,3531-3536

Doboli S.; Minai A. (11-20-2006. )Latent attractors: A general paradigm for context-dependent neural computation.Studies in Computational Intelligence, ,35 ,135-169

Minai A.; Swaminathan K. (10-20-2006. )A general approach to swarm coordination using circle formation.Studies in Computational Intelligence, ,31 ,65-84

Jin Y.; Liao Y.; Minai A.; Polycarpou M. (06-01-2006. )Balancing search and target response in cooperative unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) teams.IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, ,36 (3 ),571-587

Jin Y.; Liao Y.; Minai A.; Polycarpou M. (12-01-2005. )Information sharing in cooperative unmanned aerial vehicle teams.Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, and the European Control Conference, CDC-ECC '05, ,2005 ,90-95

Jin Y.; Liao Y.; Minai A.; Polycarpou M. (12-01-2005. )Impact of system design parameters on performance of cooperative agent teams .Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, ISIC '05 and the 13th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED '05, ,2005 ,616-621

Minai A.; Polycarpou M.; Yang Y. (09-01-2005. )Evidential map-building approaches for multi-UAV cooperative search .Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,1 ,116-121

Doboli S.; Minai A. (12-01-2004. )Using latent attractors to discern temporal order.IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings, ,2 ,1469-1474

Minai A.; Zhang X. (12-01-2004. )Effect of noise on the performance of the temporally-sequenced intelligent block-matching and motion.IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings, ,4 ,2595-2600

Jin Y.; Liao Y.; Minai A.; Polycarpou M. (12-01-2004. )Balancing search and target response in cooperative UAV teams .Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, ,3 ,2923-2928

Minai A.; Polycarpou M.; Yang Y. (11-29-2004. )Decentralized cooperative search by networked UAVs in an uncertain environment.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,6 ,5558-5563

Minai A.; Zhang X. (09-01-2004. )Temporally sequenced intelligent block-matching and motion-segmentation using locally coupled networ.IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, ,15 (5 ),1202-1214

Freeman W.; Kozma R.; Lozowski A.; Minai A.; Wang D. (09-01-2004. )Special issue on temporal coding for neural information processing.IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, ,15 (5 ),953-956

Arumugam R.; Minai A.; Subramanian V. (12-01-2003. )SCRIBE: Self-organized Contention and Routing in Intelligent Broadcast Environments .Proceedings - IEEE Military Communications Conference MILCOM, ,1 ,567-572

Jin Y.; Minai A.; Polycarpou M. (12-01-2003. )Cooperative Real-Time Search and Task Allocation in UAV Teams .Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, ,1 ,7-12

Doboli S.; Guo X.; Kenworthy J.; Mei M.; Minai A.; Paulus P.; Williams B. (10-10-2018. )Using Semantic Clustering and Autoencoders for Detecting Novelty in Corpora of Short Texts.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2018-July ,

Deshpande A.; Kumar M.; Kumar R.; Minai A.; Radmanesh M.; Veerabhadrappa N. (08-09-2018. )Self-Organized Circle Formation around an Unknown Target by a Multi-Robot Swarm using a Local Commun.Proceedings of the American Control Conference, ,2018-June ,4409-4413

Lamb M.; Lorenz T.; Mayr R.; Minai A.; Richardson M. (03-01-2018. )The Paths We Pick Together: A Behavioral Dynamics Algorithm for an HRI Pick-and-Place Task.ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, ,165-166

Minai A.; Shekfeh M. (01-01-2018. )Implicit Learning and Creativity in Human Networks: A Computational Model.Springer Proceedings in Complexity, ,147-154

Doumit S.; Minai A. (01-01-2018. )Reading the Media’s Mind.Springer Proceedings in Complexity, ,398-405

Bayram U.; Minai A.; Pestian J. (01-01-2018. )A Lexical Network Approach for Identifying Suicidal Ideation in Clinical Interview Transcripts.Springer Proceedings in Complexity, ,165-172

Mei M.; Minai A.; Ren Z. (01-01-2018. )Mining the Temporal Structure of Thought from Text.Springer Proceedings in Complexity, ,291-298

Jha R.; Kumar M.; Minai A.; Sarim M. (11-08-2017. )Memristive device based learning for navigation in robots.Bioinspiration and Biomimetics, ,12 (6 ),

Harrison S.; Kallen R.; Lamb M.; Lorenz T.; Minai A.; Richardson M. (10-17-2017. )PAPAc: A pick and place agent based on human behavioral dynamics.HAI 2017 - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Human Agent Interaction, ,131-141

Dominick K.; Erickson C.; Guo X.; Li H.; Lu L.; Minai A. (08-21-2017. )Diagnosing autism spectrum disorder from brain resting-state functional connectivity patterns using .Frontiers in Neuroscience, ,11 (AUG ),

Guo X.; Lu L.; Minai A. (06-30-2017. )Feature selection using multiple auto-encoders.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2017-May ,4602-4609

Di Bernardo M.; Harrison S.; Kallen R.; Lamb M.; Minai A.; Richardson M. (06-28-2017. )To pass or not to pass: Modeling the movement and affordance dynamics of a pick and place task.Frontiers in Psychology, ,8 (JUN ),

Arya R.; Buroker J.; Byars A.; Crone N.; Ervin B.; Fujiwara H.; Greiner H.; Holland K.; Horn P.; Leach J.; Mangano F.; Milsap G.; Minai A.; Rose D.; Rozhkov L.; Vannest J.; Wilson J. (04-01-2017. )Presurgical language localization with visual naming associated ECoG high- gamma modulation in pedia.Epilepsia, ,58 (4 ),663-673

Furqan Afzal M.; Minai A. (10-31-2016. )Reliable storage and recall of aperiodic spatiotemporal activity patterns using scaffolded attractor.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2016-October ,2047-2054

Mei M.; Minai A. (10-31-2016. )Divergent thinking in a neurodynamical model of ideation.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2016-October ,1825-1832

Chen Y.; Lu L.; Mazlack L.; Minai A. (12-01-2015. )Inferring causal networks using fuzzy cognitive maps and evolutionary algorithms with application to.Applied Soft Computing Journal, ,37 ,667-679

Doumit S.; Minai A. (09-28-2015. )Effect of associative rules on the dynamics of conceptual combination in a neurodynamical model.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2015-September ,

Candadai M.; Mei M.; Minai A.; Vanarase A. (09-28-2015. )ANSWER: An unsupervised attractor network method for detecting salient words in text corpora.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2015-September ,

Minai A. (01-01-2015. )Computational models of cognitive and motor control.Springer Handbook of Computational Intelligence, ,665-682

Mei M.; Minai A.; Vanarase A. (01-01-2014. )Chunks of thought: Finding salient semantic structures in texts.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,3958-3965

Byadarhaly K.; Minai A. (12-01-2013. )A hierarchical model of synergistic motor control.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,

Doumit S.; Marupaka N.; Minai A. (12-01-2013. )Thinking in prose and poetry: A semantic neural model.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,

Doboli A.; Doboli S.; Jacques M.; Korde R.; Minai A.; Paulus P. (12-01-2013. )Modeling the effect of hint timing on the idea generation process.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,

Kothari R.; Leung H.; Minai A. (10-01-2003. )Phase transition in a swarm algorithm for self-organized construction .Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, ,68 (4 2 ),461111-461119

Doboli S.; Minai A. (09-25-2003. )Latent Attractor Selection for Variable Length Episodic Context Stimuli with Distractors .Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,3 ,1643-1648

Doboli S.; Minai A. (01-01-2003. )Network capacity analysis for latent attractor computation.Network: Computation in Neural Systems, ,14 (2 ),273-302

Kothari R.; Leung H.; Minai A. (01-01-2003. )Phase transition in a swarm algorithm for self-organized construction.Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, ,68 (4 ),

Best P.; Doboli S.; Minai A. (01-01-2003. )A computational model of the interaction between external and internal cues for the control of hippo.Neurocomputing, ,52-54 ,371-379

Minai A.; Polycarpou M.; Yang Y. (12-01-2002. )Analysis of opportunistic method for cooperative search by mobile agents .Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, ,1 ,576-577

Doboli S.; Minai A. (01-01-2002. )Latent attractor selection in the presence of irrelevant stimuli .Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,1 ,124-129

Minai A.; Polycarpou M.; Yang Y. (01-01-2002. )Decentralized cooperative search in UAV's using opportunistic learning .AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit, ,

Minai A.; Polycarpou M.; Yang Y. (01-01-2002. )Opportunistically cooperative neural learning in mobile agents .Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,3 ,2638-2643

Best P.; Minai A.; White A. (08-11-2001. )Spatial processing in the brain: The activity of hippocampal place cells.Annual Review of Neuroscience, ,24 ,459-486

Best P.; Doboli S.; Minai A.; White A. (06-01-2001. )An attractor model for hippocampal place cell hysteresis.Neurocomputing, ,38-40 ,1185-1191

Bohland J.; Minai A. (01-01-2001. )Efficient associative memory using small-world architecture.Neurocomputing, ,38 (40 ),489-496

Minai A.; Zhang X. (01-01-2001. )Detecting corresponding segments across images using synchronizable pulse-coupled neural networks .Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2 ,820-825

Doboli S.; Minai A. (01-01-2001. )Progressive attractor selection in latent attractor networks .Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,1 ,308-313

Minai A.; Sundar S. (12-18-2000. )Synchronization of randomly multiplexed chaotic systems with application to communication.Physical Review Letters, ,85 (25 ),5456-5459

Best P.; Doboli S.; Minai A. (06-01-2000. )A comparison of context-dependent hippocampal place codes in 1-layer and 2-layer recurrent networks.Neurocomputing, ,32-33 ,353-358

Bohland J.; Minai A. (01-01-2000. )Small-world model of associative memory .Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,5 ,597-601

Doboli S.; Minai A. (01-01-2000. )Network capacity for latent attractor computation .Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,1 ,222-227

Best P.; Doboli S.; Minai A. (01-01-2000. )Latent attractors: A model for context-dependent place representations in the hippocampus.Neural Computation, ,12 (5 ),1009-1043

Best P.; Doboli S.; Minai A. (12-01-1999. )Generating smooth context-dependent neural representations .Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,1 ,12-15

Best P.; Doboli S.; Minai A. (06-01-1999. )A latent attractors model of context selection in the dentate gyrus-hilus system.Neurocomputing, ,26-27 ,671-676

Minai A. (01-01-1999. )Using chaos to produce synchronized stochastic dynamics in non-homogeneous map arrays with a random .Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics, ,251 (1 ),31-38

Anand T.; Minai A. (01-01-1999. )Synchronizing multiple chaotic maps with a randomized scalar coupling.Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, ,125 (3-4 ),241-259

Anand T.; Minai A. (01-01-1999. )Synchronization of chaotic maps through a noisy coupling channel with application to digital communi.Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, ,59 (1 ),312-320

Minai A.; Pandian T. (01-01-1998. )Communicating with noise: How chaos and noise combine to generate secure encryption keys.Chaos, ,8 (3 ),621-628

Doumit S.; Minai A. (12-28-2012. )Topic identification and analysis in large news corpora .Proceedings of the 23rd Midwest Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science Conference, MAICS 2012, ,31-34

Doumit S.; Minai A. (12-01-2012. )Topic identification and analysis in large news corpora .CEUR Workshop Proceedings, ,841 ,31-34

Byadarhaly K.; Minai A.; Perdoor M. (08-01-2012. )A modular neural model of motor synergies.Neural Networks, ,32 ,96-108

Iyer L.; Marupaka N.; Minai A. (08-01-2012. )Connectivity and thought: The influence of semantic network structure in a neurodynamical model of t.Neural Networks, ,32 ,147-158

Ghanem A.; Minai A.; Vedanarayanan S. (01-01-2012. )Agents of influence in social networks .11th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems 2012, AAMAS 2012: Innovative Applications Track, ,2 ,984-991

Cohen K.; Minai A. (12-01-2011. )Teaching intelligent systems at the University of Cincinnati .AIAA Infotech at Aerospace Conference and Exhibit 2011, ,

Marupaka N.; Minai A. (10-24-2011. )Connectivity and creativity in semantic neural networks.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,3127-3133

Doumit S.; Minai A. (10-24-2011. )Semantic knowledge inference from online news media using an LDA-NLP approach.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,3068-3071

Iyer L.; Minai A. (10-24-2011. )A neurodynamical model of context-dependent category learning.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2975-2982

Byadarhaly K.; Minai A.; Perdoor M. (10-24-2011. )Synergistic organization of action: A computational model.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2961-2968

Deng J.; Deng L.; Hassett D.; Lin X.; Lu L.; Minai A.; Su S.; Wei L.; Zhang M. (02-01-2011. )Investigating the predictability of essential genes across distantly related organisms using an inte.Nucleic Acids Research, ,39 (3 ),795-807

Ghanem A.; Minai A.; Uber J. (12-01-2010. )A multi-agent model for the co-evolution of ideas and communities.2010 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, WCCI 2010 - 2010 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2010, ,

Iyer L.; Minai A.; Venkatesan V. (12-01-2010. )Neurocognitive spotlights: Configuring domains for ideation.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,

Byadarhaly K.; Iyer L.; Minai A.; Perdoor M.; Vasa S. (12-01-2010. )A synergistic view of autonomous cognitive systems.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,

Brown V.; Doboli S.; Levine D.; Minai A.; Paulus P. (12-01-2010. )Modeling ideational creativity in groups: Connecting cognitive, neural, and computational approaches.Small Group Research, ,41 (6 ),688-724

Liao Y.; Minai A.; Polycarpou M. (12-01-2009. )On the varying benefit of communication between mobile agents in a decentralized team.Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Control Applications, ,908-913

Brown V.; Doboli S.; Iyer L.; Minai A.; Padur D. (12-01-2009. )Graded attractors: Configuring context-dependent workspaces for ideation .AAAI Fall Symposium - Technical Report, ,FS-09-01 ,91-96

Minai A.; Perumal S. (11-18-2009. )Stable-yet-switchable (SyS) attractor networks.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2509-2516

Brown V.; Doboli S.; Minai A. (11-18-2009. )A conceptual neural model of idea generation.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,723-729

Doboli S.; Iyer L.; Minai A.; Padur D. (11-18-2009. )A dynamical connectionist model of idea generation.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,2109-2116

Brown V.; Doboli S.; Iyer L.; Minai A.; Paulus P. (11-18-2009. )Effects of relevant and irrelevant primes on idea generation: A computational model.Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, ,1380-1387

Best P.; Minai A. (01-01-1998. )Encoding spatial context: A hypothesis on the function of the dentate gyrus-hilus system .IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings, ,1 ,587-592

Anand T.; Minai A. (01-01-1998. )Using noise to synchronize chaotic neural oscillators .IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings, ,2 ,1466-1471

Anand T.; Minai A. (01-01-1998. )Chaos-induced synchronization in discrete-time oscillators driven by a random input.Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, ,57 (2 ),1559-1562

Anand T.; Minai A. (01-01-1998. )Stimulus-induced bifurcations in discrete-time neural oscillators.Biological Cybernetics, ,79 (1 ),87-96

Anand T.; Minai A. (12-01-1997. )Using hysteresis to improve performance in synchronous networks.IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks - Conference Proceedings, ,2 ,1216-1220

Minai A. (04-01-1997. )Covariance learning of correlated patterns in competitive networks.Neural Computation, ,9 (3 ),667-681

Minai A.; Williams R. (01-01-1994. )Perturbation response in feedforward networks.Neural Networks, ,7 (5 ),783-796

Levy W.; Minai A. (12-01-1993. )The dynamics of sparse random networks.Biological Cybernetics, ,70 (2 ),177-187

Minai A.; Williams R. (01-01-1993. )On the derivatives of the sigmoid.Neural Networks, ,6 (6 ),845-853

Minai A.; Williams R. (12-01-1990. )Back-propagation heuristics: A study of the extended Delta-Bar-Delta algorithm .595-600

Blake F.; Minai A.; Williams R. (01-01-1987. )DISCRETE HEURISTICS APPROACH TO PREDICTIVE EVALUATION OF SEMI-CUSTOM IC LAYOUTS. Proceedings - Design Automation Conference, ,770-776

Harrison S.; Kallen R.; Lamb M.; Lorenz T.; Minai A.; Nalepka P.; Richardson M. (01-01-2019. )A Hierarchical Behavioral Dynamic Approach for Naturally Adaptive Human-Agent Pick-and-Place Interac.Complexity, ,2019 ,

Service

International Neural Network Society President Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 01-01-2015 -12-31-2016

International Neural Network Society Board Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 2010

International Neural Network Society Vice President Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 01-01-2013 -12-31-2014

International Neural Network Society Secretary Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 2006 -2010

Neural Networks Editorial Board Member Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2009

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems Editorial Board Member Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2016

Cognitive Systems Research Editorial Board Member Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2016

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Editorial Board Member Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2001 -2008

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (Neural Networks Technical Committee )Committee Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 2004 -2005

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (Neural Networks Tecnical Committee )Committee Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 2009 -2018

International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (Executive Committee )Committee Chair Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 2011

International Conference o Complex Systems (Executive Committee )Committee Chair Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:International 2011

Springer/NECSI Book Series on Complex Systems Editor Type:Editorial Service Level:International 2011

Ohio Humanities Board Member Type:Public Level:State 2013 -2019

Post Graduate Training and Education

1991-1993 Research Associate (Neuroscience), Computational modeling of the mammalian hippocampus., University of Virginia, ,Charlottesville, VA

Keywords

Neural Networks, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Complex Systems, Complex Networks, Cognitive Models, Models of Motor Coordination, Multi-Agent Systems, Collective Systems, Social Networks, Text Analysis, Computational Neuroscience, Computational Biology, Computational Linguistics, Artificial Life.

Professional Affiliation

IEEE (Senior Member)

International Neural Network Society (Senior Member)

AAAS

Society for Neuroscience

Tau Beta Pi

HKN

Other Information

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Sm-_3WQAAAAJ&hl=en,

Contact Information

Academic - Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
ML 30
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221-0030
Phone: (513) 556-4783
Fax: (513) 556-7326
ali.minai@uc.edu