Brain Informatics: International Conference, BI 2010, Toronto, Canada, August 28-30, 2010, Proceedings / Edition 1

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the International Conference on Brain Informatics, BI 2010, held in Toronto, China, in August 2010.

The 60 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 222 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on cognitive computing; data brain and analysis; neuronal modeling and brain modeling; perception and information processing; learning; cognition-inspired applications; and WICI perspectives on brain informatics.

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Table of Contents

Keynote Talks

Fractionating the Rational Brain Vinod Goel 1

Cognitive Informatics and Denotation Mathematical Means for Brain Informatics Yingxu Wang 2

Cognitive Computing

An Adaptive Model for Dynamics of Desiring and Feeling Based on Hebbian Learnig Tibor Bosse Mark Hoogendoorn Zulfiqar A. Memon Jan Treur Muhammad Umair 14

Modelling the Emergence of Group Decisions Based on Mirroring and Somatic Marking Mark Hoogendoorn Jan Treur C. Natalie van der Wal Arlette van Wissen 29

Rank-Score Characteristics (RSC) Function and Cognitive Diversity D. Frank Hsu Bruce S. Kristal Christina Schweikert 42

Congnitive Effort for Multi-agent Systems Luca Longo Stephen Barrett 55

Behavioural Abstraction of Agent Models Addressing Mutual Interaction of Cognitive and Affective Processes Alexei Sharpanskykh Jan Treur 67

Data Brain and Analysis

The Effect of the Normalization Strategy on Voxel-Based Analysis of DTI Images: A Pattern Recognition Based Assessment Gloria Díaz Gonzalo Pajares Eduardo Romero Juan Alvarez-Linera Eva López Juan Antonio Hernández-Tamames Norberto Malpica 78

Single Trial Classification of EEG and Peripheral Physiological Signals for Recognition of Emotions Induced by Music Videos Sander Koelstra Ashkan Yazdani Mohammad Soleymani Christian Mühl Jong-Seok Lee Anton Nijholt Thierry Pun Touradj Ebrahimi Ioannis Patrus 89

Brain Signal Recognition and Conversion towards Symbiosis with Ambulatory Humanoids Yasuo Matsuyama Keita Noguchi Takashi Hatakeyama Nimiko Ochiai Tatsuro Hori 101

Feature Rating by Random Subspaces for Functional Brain Mapping Diego Sona Paolo Avesani 112

Recurrence Plots for Identifying Memory Components in Single-Trial EEGs Nasibeh Talebi Ali Motie Nasrabadi 124

Comparing EEG/ERP-Like and fMRI-Like Techniques for Reading Machine Thoughts Fabio Massimo Zanzotto Danilo Croce 133

Improving Individual Identification in Security Check with an EEG Based Biometric Solution Qinglin Zhao Hong Peng Bin Hu Quanying Liu Li Liu YanBing Qi Lanlan Li 145

Neuronal Modeling and Brain Modeling

Segmentation of 3D Brain Structures Using the Bayesian Generalized Fast Marching Method Mohamed Baghdadi Nacéra Benamrane Lakhdar Sais 156

Domain-Specific Modeling as a Pragmatic Approach to Neuronal Model Descriptions Ralf Ansory Lars Schwabe 168

Guessing What's on Your Mind: Using the N400 in Brain Computer Interfaces Marijn van Vliet Christian Mühl Boris Reuderink Mannes Poel 180

A Brain Data Integration Model Based on Multiple Ontology and Semantic Similarity Li Xue Yun Xiong Yangyong Zhu 102

Perception and Information Processing

How Does Repetition of Signals Increase Precision of Numerical Judgement" Eike B. Kroll Jörg Rieger Bodo Vogt 200

Sparse Regression Models of Pain Perception Irina Rish Guillermo A. Cecchi Marwan N. Baliki A. Vania Apkarian 212

A Study of Mozart Effect on Arousal, Mood and Attention Blink Chen Xie Lun Zhao Duoqian Miao Deng Wang Zhihua Wei Hongyun Zhang 224


Attentional Disengage from Test-Related Pictures in Test-Anxious Students: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials Rui Chen Renlai Zhou 232

Concept Learning in Text Comprehension Manas Hardas Javed Khan 240

A Qualitative Approach of Learning in Parkinson's Disease Delphine Penny-Leguy Josiane Caron-Pargue 252

Cognition-Inspired Applications

Modelling Caregiving Interactions during Stress Azizi Ab Aziz Jan Treur C. Natalie van der Wal 263

Computational Modeling and Analysis of Therapeutical Interventions for Depression Fiemke Both Mark Hoogendoorn Michel C.A. Klein Jan Treur 274

A Time Series Based Method for Analyzing and Predicting Personalized Medical Data Qinwin vivian Hu Xiangji Jimmy Huang William Melek C. Joseph Kurian 288

Language Analytics for Assessing Brain Health: Cognitive Impairment, Depression and Pre-symptomatic Alzheimer's Disease William L. Jarrold Bart Peintner Eric Yeh Ruth Krasnow Harold S. Javitz Gary E. Swan 299

The Effect of Sequence Complexity on the Construction of Protein-Protein Interaction Networks Mehdi Kargar Aijun An 308

Data Fusion and Feature Selection for Alzheimer's Diagnosis Blake Lemoine Sara Rayburn Ryan Benton 320

A Cognitive Architecture Based on Neuroscience for the Control of Virtual 3D Human Creatures Felipe Rodríguez Francisco Galvan Félix Ramos Erick Castellanos Gregorio García Pablo Covarrubia 328

Towards Inexpensive BCI Control for Wheelchair Navigation in the Enabled Environment - A Hardware Survey Kenyon Stamps Yskandar Hamam 336

Expression Recognition Methods Based on Feature Fusion Chang Su Jiefang Deng Yong Yang Guoyin Wang 346

Investigation on Human Characteristics of Japanese Katakana Recognition by Active Touch Suguru Yokotani Jiajia Yang Jinglong Wu 357

WICI Perspectives on Brain Informatics

Towards Systematic Human Brain Data Management Using a Data-Brain Based GLS-BI System Jianhui Chen Ning Zhong Runhe Huang 365

The Role of the Parahippocampal Cortex in Memory Encoding and Retrieval: An fMRI Study Mi Li Shengfu Lu Jiaojiao Li Ning Zhong 377

Brain Activation and Deactivation in Human Inductive Reasoning: An fMRI Study Peipeng Liang Yang Mei Xiugin Jia Yanhui Yang Shengfu Lu Ning Zhong Kurcheng Li 387

Clustering of fMRI Data Using Affinity Propagation Dazhong Liu Wanxuan Lu Ning Zhong 399

Interaction between Visual Attention and Goal Control for Speeding Up Human Heuristic Search Rifeng Wang Jie Xiang Ning Zhong 407

The Role of Posterior Parietal Cortex in Problem Representation Jie Xiang Yulin Qin Junjie Chen Haiyan Zhou Kuncheng Li Ning zhong 417

Basic Level Advantages and Its Switching during Information Retrieval: An fMRI Study Haiyan Zhou Jieyu Liu Wei Jing Yulin Qin Shengfu Lu Yiyu Yao Ning Zhong 427

Author index 437

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