Publications

Journal publications

  • Thakur, C. S., Wang, R., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J., R. Etienne-Cummings & van Schaik, A. (2017). An Analogue Neuromorphic Co-processor that Utilises Device Mismatch for Learning Applications.IEEE Transactions on Circuits and SystemsI (TCAS-I). (Accepted)
  • Thakur, C. S., Afshar, S., Wang, R. M., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J., & van Schaik, A. (2016). Bayesian Estimation and Inference using Stochastic Electronics. Frontiers in neuroscience.
  • Thakur, C. S., Wang, R., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J.,& van Schaik, A. (2016). A Low Power Trainable Neuromorphic Integrated Circuit that is Tolerant to Device Mismatch. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers63(2), 211-221.
  • Wang, R., Thakur, C. S., et al. (2016) A neuromorphic hardware architecture using the Neural Engineering Framework for pattern recognition.IEEETransactions on Biomedical Circuit and System (TBioCAS).
  • Afshar, S., Thakur, C. S., et al. (2015) Turn Down that Noise: Synaptic Encoding of Afferent SNR in a Single Spiking Neuron. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBioCAS).
  • Thakur, C. S., Wang, R. M., Afshar, S., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J. C., Shamma, S. A., & van Schaik, A. (2015). Sound stream segregation: a neuromorphic approach to solve the “cocktail party problem” in real-time. Frontiers in Neuroscience.

Journal papers under review/preparation

  • Thakur, C. S., et al.An Online Learning Algorithm for Neuromorphic Hardware Accelerators.IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.
  • Wang, R., Thakur, C. S., et al. From Millions to Billions of Spiking Neurons: A Massively-ParallelNeuromorphic Cortex Simulator.Frontiers in Neuroscience.
  • Xiong T, Zhang J, C. Martinez-Rubio, Thakur, C. S., et al. An Unsupervised Compressed Sensing Algorithm for Multi-Channel Neural Recording and Spike Sorting. Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering
  • L. Molin, Thakur C. S., E. Niebur, and R. Etienne-Cummings, Dynamic proto-object based visual saliency and FPGA implementation for real-time processing, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems.
  • L. Molin,A. Eisape, Thakur C. S., V. Varghese, C. Brandli, R. Etienne-Cummings, “Low-power, highly dense array of mihalas-niebur neurons, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems,.

Conference publications

  • T. Xiong, J. Rattray, J. Zhang, Thakur, C. S., S. Chin, T. Tran, R. Etienne-Cummings, “Spatiotemporal Compressed Sensing for Video Compression” In IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWCAS), 2017.
  • Thakur, C. S., L. Molin, T. Xiong, J. Zhang, E. Niebur, R. Etienne-Cummings, “Neuromorphic Visual Saliency Implementation Using Stochastic Computation,” In IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2017.
  • L. Molin, A. Eisape, Thakur, C. S., V. Varghese, C. Brandli, and R. Etienne-Cummings, “Low-power, low-mismatch, highly-dense, array of vlsimihalas-niebur neurons,“ IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2017.
  • Thakur, C. S., L. Molin, R. Etienne-Cummings, “Real-time image segmentation using a spiking neuromorphic processor,” In Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), 2017 51st Annual Conference on, IEEE, 2017.
  • Thakur, C. S., L. Molin, A. V. Schaik, R. Etienne-Cummings, “Inference in Spiking Bayesian Neurons using Stochastic Computation,” In Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), 2017 51st Annual Conference on, IEEE, 2017.
  • Wang, R., Thakur, C. S., et al. (2016) A Stochastic Approach to STDP learning. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2016).
  • Xu, Y, Thakur, C. S., et al. (2016) Electronic Cochlea: Car-FAC Model on FPGA. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS 2016).
  • Wang, R., Thakur, C. S., et al. (2016) An SRAM-Based Implementation of a Convolutional Neural Network. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS 2016).
  • Afshar, S., Thakur, C. S., et al. (2016) Investigation of event-based memory surfaces for high-speed tracking, unsupervised feature extraction and object recognition. IEEE Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics.
  • Xu, Y., Thakur, C. S., et al. (2015) A Reconfigurable Mixed-signal Implementation of Neuromorphic ADC. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS).
  • Wang, R., Thakur, C. S., et al. (2015) A compact aVLSI conductance-based silicon neuron.IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS 2015).
  • Thakur, C. S., et al. (2015) A neuromorphic hardware framework based on population coding. IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN).
  • Thakur, C. S., et al. (2014) FPGA Implementation of the CAR Model of Cochlea. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS).

PATENTS

  • Thakur, C. S., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J., & van Schaik, A. (2014) A Neuromorphic Trainable Analog Block. International PCT. Patent number AU2014904154/WO2016058055.
  • Thakur, C. S., J. L. Molin, T. Xiong, J. Zhang, E. Niebur, R. Etienne-Cummings. A method and device for fast, efficient data triaging in 360˚ video/image, or video/image captured using any geometrical optical projections onto any geometrical shape of imager plane – Provisional with JHU

Talks

  • Thakur, C. S., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J.,& van Schaik, A. (2015) Bayesian inference in spiking networks using stochastic hardware. NeuroEng 2015: 8th Australasian Workshop on Computational Neuroscience and Neuromorphic Engineering.
  • Wang, R. M., Thakur, C. S., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J., & van Schaik, A. (2015) A Cognitive Computing Ecosystem using the Neural Engineering Framework. NeuroEng 2015: 8th Australasian Workshop on Computational Neuroscience and Neuromorphic Engineering.
  • Thakur, C. S., Wright J., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J., & van Schaik, A. (2014) Digital Implementation of CAR-FAC: a Neuromorphic Model of the Human Cochlea. NeuroEng 2014: 7th Australian Workshop on Computational Neuroscience.
  • Thakur, C. S., van Schaik, A., Tapson, J., & Hamilton, T. J. (2013) Implementation of ELM Using a Stochastic Digital Architecture. Proceedings of the 11th Biennial Engineering Mathematics and Applications Conference, EMAC-2013.

Live Demo

  • Wang, R. M., Thakur, C. S., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J., & van Schaik, A. (2015) DeepSouth: A Turn-key Solution for Large-Scale Neural Simulations. NeuroEng 2015: 8th Australasian Workshop on Computational Neuroscience and Neuromorphic Engineering.
  • Thakur, C. S., Wright J., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J., & van Schaik, A. (2014) Live Demo: Digital Implementation of CAR-FAC: a Neuromorphic Model of the Human Cochlea. NeuroEng 2014: 7th Australian Workshop on Computational Neuroscience.
  • Thakur, C. S., Wright J., Hamilton, T. J., Tapson, J., & van Schaik, A. (2014) Live Demo: FPGA Implementation of the CAR Model of Cochlea. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS).
  • Xiong T, Zhang J, Thakur, C. S., et al. Live Demonstration: A Compact all-CMOS Spatiotemporal Compressed Sensing Video Camera IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS, 2017).