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The Development and Analysis of Integrated Neuroscience Data

Joshua I. Glaser, Konrad P. Kording
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience (Paper)


Automatic discovery of cell types and microcircuitry from neural connectomics

Eric Jonas, Konrad Kording
elife (Paper) 4 e04250

Puzzle Imaging: Using Large-scale Dimensionality Reduction Algorithms for Localization

Joshua I. Glaser, Bradley M. Zamft, George M. Church, Konrad P. Kording
Plos One (Paper)

Self-Expressive Decompositions for Matrix Approximation and Clustering

Dyer EL, Goldstein TA, Patel R, Körding KP, Baraniuk RG
arXiv (Paper)

Carrot or stick in motor learning

Sternad D, Körding KP
Nature Neuroscience | News and Views

Modeling peripheral visual acuity enables discovery of gaze strategies at multiple time scales during natural scene search

Ramkumar P, Fernandes H, Kording K, Segraves M
Journal of Vision (Abstract, PDF)

Over my fake body: body ownership illusions for studying the multisensory basis of own-body perception

Kilteni K, Maselli A, Kording KP, Slater M
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Deep networks for motor control functions

Berniker M, Kording KP
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience

Using psychophysics to ask if the brain samples or maximizes

Acuna DE*, Berniker M*, Fernandes HL*, Körding KP
Journal of Vision (Abstract, PDF)

Predicting cognitive function from clinical measures of physical function and health status in older adults

Bolandzadeh N, Kording K, Salowitz N, Davis JC, Hsu L, Chan A, Sharma D, Blohm G, Liu-Ambrose T

High-Reproducibility and High-Accuracy Method for Automated Topic Classification

Lancichinetti A, Sirer MI, Wang JX, Acuna D, Körding K, Amaral LAN

Spatial Information in Large-Scale Neural Recordings

Thaddeus R. Cybulski*, Joshua I. Glaser*, Adam H. Marblestone, Bradley M. Zamft, Edward S. Boyden, George M. Church, Konrad P. Kording
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience (Paper)


Conceptualizing Cancer Drugs as Classifiers

Patrick Lawlor, Tomer Kalisky, Robert Rosner, Marsha Rich Rosner, Konrad Paul Kording
PLOS ONE (Abstract, PDF)

Saliency and saccade encoding in the frontal eye field during natural scene search

Fernandes HL, Stevenson IH, Phillips AN, Segraves MA, Kording KP
Cerebral Cortex (Abstract, PDF, Supp)

Serotonin Affects Movement Gain Control in the Spinal Cord

Kunlin Wei, Joshua I. Glaser, Linna Deng, Christopher K. Thompson, Ian H. Stevenson, Qining Wang, Thomas George Hornby, Charles J. Heckman, Konrad P. Kording
Journal of Neuroscience (Abstract, PDF)

The generalization of prior uncertainty during reaching

Fernandes HL, Stevenson IH, Vilares I, Kording KP
Journal of Neuroscience (Abstract, PDF)

Multi-faceted aspects of chunking enable robust algorithms

DE Acuna, NF Wymbs, CA Reynolds, N Picard, RS Turner, PL Strick, ST Grafton, and K Kording
Journal of neurophysiology (Abstract)

Bayesian statistics: relevant for the brain?

Kording, KP
Current opinion in neurobiology (Abstract)

Rosetta Brains: A Strategy for Molecularly-Annotated Connectomics

Marblestone AH, Daugharthy ER, Kalhor R, Peikon ID, Kebschull JM, Shipman SL, Mishchenko Y, Lee J, Kording KP, Boyden ES, Zador AM & Church GM
arXiv (Abstract, PDF)

Dealing with Target Uncertainty in a Reaching Control Interface

Corbett, E. A., Körding, K. P., & Perreault, E. J.
PLOS ONE (Abstract, PDF)

Computer Use Changes Generalization of Movement Learning

Wei, K., Yan, X., Kong, G., Yin, C., Zhang, F., Wang, Q., & Kording, K. P.
Current Biology (Abstract)

Multimodal decoding and congruent sensory information enhance reaching performance in subjects with cervical spinal cord injury

EA Corbett, NA Sachs, KP Körding, EJ Perreault
Frontiers in Neuroscience (Abstract, PDF)


Motor learning of novel dynamics is not represented in a single global coordinate system: evaluation of mixed coordinate representations and local learning

Max Berniker, David W Franklin, J. Randall Flanagan, Daniel M. Wolpert, & Konrad Kording
Journal of Neurophysiology (PrePrint)

The Database for Reaching Experiments and Models

Ben Walker, Konrad Kording
PLOS One 8(11): e78747. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078747 (Paper, Database)

Hand, belt, pocket or bag: Practical activity tracking with mobile phones

Stephen A. Antos, Mark V. Albert, Konrad P. Kording
Journal of Neuroscience Methods (PDF)

Statistical Analysis of Molecular Signal Recording

Joshua I. Glaser, Bradley M. Zamft, Adam H. Marblestone, Jeffrey R. Moffitt, Keith Tyo, Edward S. Boyden, George Church, Konrad P. Kording
PLoS Comput Biol 9(7): e1003145. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003145 (Abstract, PDF)

Monitoring Functional Capability of Individuals with Lower Limb Amputations Using Mobile Phones

Albert MV, McCarthy C, Valentin J, Herrmann M, Kording K, Jayaraman J (2013)
PLoS ONE 8(6): e65340. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065340 link

Wii Fit Balance Board Playing Improves Balance and Gait in Parkinson Disease

Priya V Mhatre, Iris Vilares, Stacy M Stibb, Mark V Albert, PT Laura Pickering, Christina M Marciniak, Konrad Kording, Santiago Toledo
PM&R article

Physical Principles for Scalable Neural Recording

Adam H. Marblestone, Bradley M. Zamft, Yael G. Maguire, Mikhail G. Shapiro, Thaddeus R. Cybulski, Joshua I. Glaser, P. Benjamin Stranges, Reza Kalhor, David A. Dalrymple, Dongjin Seo, Elad Alon, Michel M. Maharbiz, Jose M. Carmena, Jan M. Rabaey, Edward S. Boyden, George M. Church, Konrad P. Kording
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. 7:137. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2013.00137 paper

Generalization of unconstrained reaching with hand weight changes

Yan, X., Wang, Q., Lu, Z., Stevenson, IH., Kording, K. & Wei K.*
Journal of Neurophysiology 109(1): 137-146. pdf

An examination of the generalizability of motor costs

M. Berniker, M. O'Brien, K. Kording & A. Ahmed
PLoS ONE 8(1), January, 2013 (Abstract, PDF).

Credit Assignment during Movement Reinforcement Learning

G Dam, KP Kording, K Wei
PLOS ONE 8(2): e55352. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055352 (PDF)


Saccadic gain adaptation is predicted by the statistics of natural fluctuations in oculomotor function

Albert MV, Catz N, Thier P, and Kording KP (2012)
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. 6:96. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2012.00096 paper

Using mobile phones for activity recognition in Parkinson's patients

Albert MV, Toledo S, Shapiro M, and Kording KP (2012)
Frontiers in Neurology 3:158. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2012.00158 paper

Functional Connectivity and Tuning Curves in Populations of Simultaneously Recorded Neurons.

Stevenson IH, London BM, Oby ER, Sachs NA, Reimer J, et al. (2012)
PLoS Comput Biol 8(11): e1002775. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002775, paper

Motion games improve balance control in stroke survivors: a preliminary study based on the principle of constraint-induced movement therapy

Q Ding, IH Stevenson, N Wang, W Li, Y Sun, Q Wang, K Kording, K Wei
Displays, pdf

Generalization of unconstrained reaching with hand weight changes

Yan X, Wang Q, Lu Z, Stevenson IH, Kording KP, Wei K
J. Neurophys, pdf

Advanced User Interfaces for Upper Limb FES

Corbett E, Ethier C, Oby ER, Kording K, Perreault E J, Miller LE
Book chapter in "Introduction to neural engineering for motor rehabilitation"
eds. Farina, D, Jensen, W, Akay, M., in press

What silly postures tell us about the brain

Sober SJ and Koerding KP
Front. Neurosci. 6:154. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2012.00154 (paper)

Future impact: Predicting scientific success

D. E. Acuna, S. Allesina, K. P. Kording
Nature, Volume 489, Number 7415, 201-202 (Nature website, PDF, Online h-index calculator)

Temporal Integration of Olfactory Perceptual Evidence in Human Orbitofrontal Cortex

Nicholas E. Bowman, Konrad P. Kording, Jay A. Gottfried
Neuron, Volume 75, Issue 5, 916-927 (PDF)

Measuring Cation Dependent DNA Polymerase Fidelity Landscapes by Deep Sequencing

Zamft B, Marblestone A, Kording K, Schmidt D, Martin-Alarcon D, TyoK, Boyden E, Church GM
PLoS ONE in press (PDF, Supplementary data)

Generalization of stochastic visuomotor rotations

Fernandes HL, Stevenson IH, Kording KP
PLoS ONE (Abstract, PDF)

Differential Representations of Prior and Likelihood Uncertainty in the Human Brain

Vilares I, Howard JD, Fernandes HL, Gottfried JA, Kording KP
Current Biology (Abstract, PDF, Dispatch)

Fall classification by machine learning using mobile phones

Albert MV, Kording KP, Herrmann M, Jayaraman A
PLoS ONE 7(5): e36556. (Abstract, PDF)

Towards Perceiving Robots as Humans – Three handshake models face the Turing-like Handshake Test

Avraham G, Nisky I, Fernandes HL, Acuna DE, Kording KP, Loeb GE, Karniel A
IEEE Transactions on Haptics (Abstract, PDF)

Decoding with limited neural data: a mixture of time-warped trajectory models for directional reaches

Corbett EA, Perreault EJ and Kording KP.
Journal of Neural Engineering, (PDF).


Of toasters and molecular ticker tapes,

Konrad Kording
PLoS Computational Biology 7(12): e1002291. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002291 (PDF)

Inferring spike-timing-dependent plasticity from spike train data,

Stevenson IH and Kording KP
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 24, (PDF).

Estimating the Relevance of World Disturbances to Explain Savings, Interference and Long-Term Motor Adaptation Effects

Berniker M and Kording KP
PLoS Computational Biology 7(10): e1002210. (PDF)

Bayesian approaches to modeling action selection

Berniker, M, Wei, K and Kording, KP
CUP book: Modeling natural action selection, Anil Seth, editor ( PDF)

Sensory Cue Integration

Trommershauser, J, Kording, K and Landy, M, (eds)
Oxford University Press Book Info

Causal inference in sensorimotor learning and control

Wei, K. and Kording, K.
Sensory Cue Integration eds: Trommershauser, J., Kording, K., and Landy, M.S.
Oxford University Press Book info

Bayesian Approaches to Sensory Integration for Motor Control

Berniker, M. and Kording, KP
Chapter, WIREs Cognitive Science (PDF)

Statistical assessment of the stability of neural movement representations

Stevenson IH, Cherian A, London BM, Sachs N, Lindberg E, Reimer J, Slutzky MW, Hatsopoulos NG, Miller LE, and Kording KP.
Journal of Neurophysiology 106: 764-774. (Abstract, PDF)

Measuring generalization of visuomotor perturbations in wrist movements using mobile phones

Fernandes HL*, Albert MV*, Kording KP. (* contributed equally)
PLoS ONE 6(5): e20290. (Abstract, PDF)

Mixture of time-warped trajectory models for movement decoding

Corbett, E, Perreault, E and Kording, KP
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22 (abstract)

Bayesian models: the structure of the world, uncertainty, behavior, and the brain

Vilares I and Körding KP.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1224: 22–39. (Abstract, PDF)

Trust and Reciprocity: Are effort and money equivalent?

Vilares I, Dam G, and Körding KP.
PLoS ONE 6(2): e17113. (Abstract, PDF)

How advances in neural recording affect data analysis

Stevenson IH and Körding KP.
Nature Neuroscience 14, 139–142. (Abstract, PDF, Supp)

Discrete-time local dynamic programming

Berniker M and Körding KP.
American Control Conference, 2011, pp. 618-625. (Abstract, PDF)


Mixture of time-warped trajectory models for movement decoding.

Corbett E, Perreault EJ, and Kording KP.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 23: 433–441. (Abstract, PDF)

In praise of “false” models and rich data

Fernandes HL, and Körding KP.
Journal of Motor Behavior 42: 343-349. (Abstract, PDF)

The nervous system uses nonspecific motor learning in response to random perturbations of varying nature

Wei K, Wert D, and Körding KP.
Journal of Neurophysiology 104:3053-3063. (Abstract, PDF)

Looking for synergies between the equilibrium point hypothesis and internal models, Commentary on the Paper by Mark Latash: “Equilibrium Point Hypothesis”

Shapiro, M and Kording, KP
Motor Control Volume 14, Issue 3 Purchase article

The uncertainty associated with visual flow fields and their influence on postural sway: Weber's law suffices to explain the nonlinearity of vection

Wei K, Stevenson IH, and Körding KP.
Journal of Vision 10(14): 4. (Abstract, PDF)

Learning priors for Bayesian computations in the nervous system

Berniker M, Voss M, and Körding KP.
PLoS ONE 5(9): e12686. (Abstract , PDF)

Sensory adaptation and short term plasticity as Bayesian correction for a changing brain

Stevenson IH*, Cronin B*, Sur M, and Körding KP. (* contributed equally)
PLoS ONE 5(8): e12436. (Abstract, PDF)

Rewiring neural interactions by micro-stimulation

Rebesco JM, Stevenson IH, Körding KP, Solla SA, and Miller LE.
Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 4:39. (Abstract, PDF)

Uncertainty of feedback and state estimation determines the speed of motor adaptation

Wei K and Körding KP.
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 4:11 (Abstract, PDF)

Self versus Environment Motion in Postural Control

Dokka K, Kenyon RV, Keshner EA, and Körding KP.
PLoS Computational Biology 6(2): e1000680. (Abstract, PDF)

On the similarity of functional connectivity between neurons estimated across timescales

Stevenson IH and Körding KP.
PLoS ONE 5(2): e9206. (Abstract, PDF)

Hierarchical Bayesian modeling and Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling for tuning curve analysis

Cronin B*, Stevenson IH*, Sur M, and Körding KP. (* contributed equally)
Journal of Neurophysiology 103: 591-602. (Abstract, PDF, Code)


Bayesian integration and non-linear feedback control in a full-body motor task

Stevenson IH, Fernandes HL, Vilares I, Wei K, and Körding KP.
PLoS Computational Biology 5(12): e1000629. (Abstract, PDF)

Comparing Bayesian models for multisensory cue combination without mandatory integration

Beierholm U, Kording KP, Shams L, Ma WJ
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 20, 81-88. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA (PDF)

Statistics of natural movements are reflected in motor errors

Howard IS, Ingram JN, Kording KP, and Wolpert DM
Journal of Neurophysiology 102:1902-1910. (Abstract, PDF)

Structural inference affects depth perception in the context of potential occlusion

Stevenson IH and Körding KP.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22. 1777—1784. (Abstract PDF)

Bayesian Statistics (with Particular Focus on the Motor System)

Berniker, M, and Kording, KP
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Part 2, 355-359 PDF

Bayesian inference of functional connectivity and network structure from spikes

Stevenson IH, Rebesco JM, Hatsopoulos NG, Haga Z, Miller LE, and Körding KP.
IEEE TNSRE (Special Issue on Brain Connectivity). 17, 3: 203-213. (Abstract, PDF, Code)

Relevance of error: what drives motor adaptation?

Wei K and Kording KP.
Journal of Neurophysiology. 101: 655-664. (Abstract, PDF).


Inferring functional connections between neurons

Stevenson IH, Rebesco JM, Miller LE, and Körding KP.
Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 18: 582-588. (Abstract, PDF)

Exploration and exploitation during sequential search

Dam G and Kording KP.
Cognitive Science, 33 (3), 530-541. ( PDF)

A probabilistic model of meetings that combines words and discourse features

Dowman, M., Savova, V., Griffiths, T.L., Kording, K.P., Tenenbaum, J.B., Purver, M.
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 16, 1238-1248. (Abstract, PDF)

Estimating the sources of motor errors for adaptation and generalization

Berniker M and Kording KP.
Nature Neuroscience. 11, 1454 - 1461. (Abstract, PDF).

The statistics of natural hand movements.

Ingram JN, Kording KP, Howard IS, Wolpert DM
Experimental Brain Research 188:223-236. ( PDF)

A probabilistic model of meetings that combines words and discourse features.

Dowman, M., Savova, V., Griffiths, T. L., Kording, K. P., Tenenbaum, J. B., Purver, M.
IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, 16, 1238-1248. ( PDF)


Dynamics of orientation tuning in cat V1 neurons depend on location within layers and orientation map

Schummers, J Cronin, B , Wimmer, K, Stimberg, M , Martin, R, Obermayer, K , Kording, K and Sur, M (in press)
Frontiers in Neuroscience 2007 (1):145-59 ( PDF)

Causal Inference in Multisensory Perception

Kording, KP, Beierholm, U., Ma, W., Quartz, S., Tenenbaum, J., Shams, L.,
PLOSOne 2(9): e943. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000943 ( PDF)

Decision theory: what should the nervous system do?

Kording KP
Review, science, 318: 606-610 ( PDF)

The dynamics of memory as a consequence of optimal adaptation to a changing body.

Kording KP, Tenenbaum JB, and Shadmehr R
Nature Neuroscience, 10:779-786 (PDF)


Causal Inference in sensorimotor integration

Kording, K. and Tenenbaum, J. B.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 19 (PDF)

Probabilistic mechanisms in sensorimotor control.

Kording, KP and Wolpert, D
Novartis Foundation symposium;270:191-8; discussion 198-202, 232-7 Abstract

Multiple timescales and uncertainty in motor adaptation.

Kording, KP., Tenenbaum, JB., and Shadmehr, R.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 19, eds. Scholkopf, B, Platt, J and Hoffman, T, p 745-752. (PDF)

Bayesian decision theory in sensorimotor control

Kording and Wolpert, D.
Trends in Cognitive Sciences (TICS) 10(7) 320-326 ( PDF)

Unsupervised topic modelling for multi-party spoken discourse

Purver, M., Kording, K. P., Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B.
Proceedings of Coling/ACL (PDF)


Bayesian Integration in Force Estimation

Kording, KP, Ku, SP and Wolpert, D.
J Neurophysiol 92(5):3161-5 (PDF)

Processing of complex stimuli and natural scenes in the visual cortex

Kayser, C, Körding, KP, König, P
Opinion in Neurobiology ( PDF)

Bayesian Statistics and Utility Functions in Sensorimotor Control.

Kording, KP and Wolpert, DM,
In Bayesian Brain
Doya, K., Ishii, S, Pouget, A. and Rao, RPN (eds), MIT Press Book Info

Predicting Properties of the Rat Somatosensory System by Sparse Coding

Hafner, VV. , Fend, M. , König, P. and Körding, KP.
Neural Information Processing Letters and Reviews (PDF)

A Neuroeconomics Approach to Inferring Utility Functions in Sensorimotor Control

Körding, KP., Fukunaga, I., Howard, IS., Ingram, J. and Wolpert, D.
PLOS Biology, Vol. 2, No. 10, e330 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0020330 (PDF)

The loss function of sensorimotor learning

Körding, KP. and Wolpert, D.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101:9839-42 (PDF)

Bayesian Integration in Sensorimotor Learning

Körding, KP. and Wolpert, D.
Nature 427:244-247 (PDF)

The world from a cat's perspective -- statistics of natural videos

Betsch, B, Einhäuser, W., Körding, KP and König, P.
Biological Cybernetics (PDF)


How are complex cell properties adapted to the statistics of natural scenes?

Körding, KP, Kayser, C., Einhäuser, W. and König,P.,
Journal of Neurophysiology 91(1):206-212 (PDF)

Probabilistic Inference in Human Sensorimotor Processing

Körding, KP. and Wolpert, D.

Optimal coding for naturally occurring whisker deflections

Hafner, V. V., Fend, M., Lungarella, M., Pfeifer, R., König, P., Körding, K. P.
Proceedings of the Joint International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks and Neural Information Processing (ICANN/ICONIP), Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 805-812, ISSN 0302-9743, ISBN 3-540-40409-2, Istanbul (PDF)

Learning distinct and complementary feature-selectivities from natural colour videos

Einhäuser, W., Kayser, C., Körding, K.P. and König,P.
Reviews in the Neurosciences 14, p. 43-52, 2003. (PDF)

Sparse spectrotemporal coding of sounds

Klein, D.J., König, P. and Körding, K.P.
EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, 7, 659-667 (PDF)

On the choice of a sparse prior

Körding, K.P., Kayser, C. and König, P.
Reviews in the Neurosciences 14, p. 53-62, 2003 (PDF)

Learning the nonlinearity of neurons from natural visual stimuli

Kayser C, Körding KP, König P.
Neural Computation. 15(8) 1751-1759. (PDF)


Learning Multiple Feature Representations from Natural Image Sequences

Einhäuser,W. Kayser,C. Körding K.P. and König,P.
Artificial Neural Networks:ICANN 2002, Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York. (PDF)

Learning the invariance properties of complex cells from their responses to natural stimuli

Einhäuser, W., Kayser, C. , König, P. and Körding, K.P.
Eur J Neurosci 2002 Feb;15(3):475-86 (PDF)

Learning of sparse auditory receptive fields

Konrad P. Körding, Peter König, and David J. Klein


Non contact eye-tracking on cats

Körding, K.P., Kayser C., Betsch, B. and König, P.
J Neurosci Methods. Sep 30;110:103-111 PDF

Neurons with two sites of synaptic integration learn invariant representations.

Körding, K.P. and König,P.
Neural Computation 13:2823-2849 PDF

Extracting slow subspaces from natural videos leads to complex cells.

Kayser, C., Einhäuser, W., Dümmer, O., König, P. and Körding, K.P.
International conference on artificial neural networks PDF

Supervised and unsupervised learning with two sites of synaptic integration.

Körding, K.P. and König ,P.
Journal of Computational Neuroscience11:207-215 PDF


A spike based learning rule for the generation of invariant representations.

Körding, K.P. and König, P.
Journal of Physiology Paris 94:539-548 PDF

A learning rule for local decorrelation and dynamic recruitment

Körding, K.P. and König,P.
Neural Networks 13:1-9 PDF

Integrating top-down and bottom-up sensory processing by somato-dendritic interactions

Siegel,M. Körding,K.P. and König, P.
J. Comp. Neurosci 8:161-173 PDF

Learning with two sites of synaptic integration

Konrad P. Körding and Peter König
Network: Computation in Neural Systems 11:25-39 PDF

Two sites of synaptic integration: Relevant for learning?

Körding, K.P. and König, P.
International Joint Conference on Neural Networks PDF

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