Translational and  Computational Motor Control (TCMC) (2012-2013)
Advances in Computational Motor Control (ACMC) (2002-1011)

Past Proceedings

Volume 12, 2013


Harel, N., Pena, S., Morin, K., Asselin, P. and Spugen, A.

Carmel, J., Hiroki, K. and Martin, J.

Cortés, J.C., Goldsmith, J., Harran, M., Kim, N., Xu, J., Luft, A., Celnik, P., Krakauer, J.W. and Kitago, T. 

Salimpur, Y.,  Mari, Z and  Shadmehr, R.

Niu, C.M., Rocamora, J., Valero-Cuevas, F. and Sanger, T. 

Orsborn, A. and Carmena, J. 


Hagura, N., Diedrichsen, J. and Haggard, P. 

Ames, K.C., Ryu, S. and Shenoy, K. 

Perich, M. and Miller, L. 

Hadjiosif, A. and Smith, M.A. 

Morehead, R., Crossley, M. and Ivry, R. 

Herzfeld, D., Vaswani, P., Marko, M. and Shadmehr, R. 

Lillicrap, T.P., Cownden, D., Akerman, C.J. and Tweed, D.B. 

Franklin, D.W., Yeo, S.-H., Batchelor, A.V. and Wolpert, D.M. 

Kim, S., Ogawa, K., Lv, J., Schweighofer, N. and Imamizu, H. 

Ma, J., Chen, L., Kording, K. and Wei, K. 


Shanechi M, Orsborn A, Gowda S & Carmena, J.

Lawrence E, Posch M, Meimer F, Dilitz S, Stern V, Werner I & Valero-Cuevas F.

Valero-Cuevas F & Bumann R.

Asmussen M, Przysucha E & Dounskaia N.

McNulty P, Trinh T, Lee P & Shiner C.

Fu M, Knutson J & Chae J.

Byblow W, Stinear C, Petoe M & Barber A.

Mrotek L, Stoeckmann T, Bengtson M, Ghez C & Scheidt R.

Bourke TC, Bagg SD, Dukelow SP, Norman KE & Scott SH.

Bilaloglu S, Aluru V & Raghavan, P. 


Dekleva BM, Wanda PA, Kording KP & Miller LE.

Brennan AE & Smith MA.

Suminski A, Mardoum P, Lillicrap T & Hatsopoulos N.

Haith A & Krakauer J.

O’Brien M & Ahmed A.

Cluff T & Scott SH.

Khan R & Throroughman K.

Mawase F, Shmuelof L, Bar-Haim S & Karneil A.

Cos I, Girard B & Guigon E.

Abe M & Watanabe K.

Acerbi L, Hart BM Behbahani FM & Peters MA (Best Poster: CoSMo Summer School). 

Volume 11, 2012


The Importance of Mouse Medial Premotor Cortex, Early Re-Training, and Fluoxetine In The Recovery From a Focal Stroke Induced Motor Deficit
Steven Zeiler, Ellen Gibson, Robert Hoesch, Ming Li, Paul Worley, Richard O'Brien, John Krakauer

Vincent C. K. Cheung, Paolo Bonato, Emilio Bizzi

Evidence for central and sensory drive in human stepping
Virginia W., Chu T., George Hornby, Brian Schmit


A Recurrent Neural Network that Produces EMG from Rhythmic Dynamics
David Sussillo, Mark Churchland, Matt Kaufman, Krishna Shenoy

Optimal control predicts human and animal behavior in tasks with competing goals
Vassilios Christopoulos, Paul Schrater, Richard Andersen

Internal models engaged by brain-computer interface control
Matthew Golub, Byron Yu, Steven Chase

Uncovered hidden ability of nondominant arm for bimanual action
Atsushi Yokoi, Masaya Hirashima, Daichi Nozaki

Neural synergies constrain the acquisition of abstract Brain-Machine Interface skill
Andrew Jackson, John Barrett, Thomas Hall, Jennifer Tulip, Kianoush Nazarpour


Long term plasticity in a pediatric rat model of traumatic brain injury
Nan Li, David Glover, Manda Saraswati, Courtney Robertson, Galit Pelled  

Short-afferent inhibition during different movement phases of finger flexion
Mike Asmussen, Mark Jacobs, Kevin Lee, Chris Zapallow, Aimee Nelson  

Dynamic gating of error signals during cerebellum-dependent learning
Rhea Kimpo, Jacob Rinaldi, Christina Kim, Karl Deisseroth, Jennifer Raymond  

Changes in the location of Cortico-muscular coherence following stroke
Holly E Rossiter, Christiane Eaves, Marie-Helene Boudrias, Chang-hyun Park, Gareth Barnes, Vladimir Litvak, Simon Farmer, Nick S Ward

An in vivo assay of age-related changes in synaptic function in human motor cortex: An MEG study
Stephanie Bowen, Holly Rossiter, Rosalyn Moran, Nick Ward    

Hemiparesis as loss of motor skill: stroke mimics the dominant/ non-dominant difference in motor control
Tomoko Kitago, Jeffrey Goldsmith, Vincent Huang, Adrian Haith, Ciprian Crainiceanu, Pietro Mazzoni, Joern Diedrichsen, John Krakauer

Robotic Stroke Assessment of Upper Limb Afferent Feedback for Motor Corrections in a Postural Perturbation Task
Teige C. Bourke, Angela M. Coderre, Sean P. Dukelow, Kathleen E. Norman, Stephen H. Scott  

Intuitive bimanual tasks for robotic assessment
Carl Jackson, Sean Dukelow, Stephen Scott    

Task interference in constraint-induced movement therapy revealed by graph structure learning
Yukikazu Hidaka, Carolee Winstein, Nicolas Schweighofer    

Cafeteria diet-induced metabolic syndrome: incorporating human disease co-morbidity in preclinical stroke models
Mariana Gomez-Smith, Carine Nguemeni, Matthew Jeffers, Dale Corbett    

3D Robotic training in chronic stroke improves motor control but not motor function
Vincent S. Huang, Sophia L. Ryan, Leslie Kane, Sylvia Huang, Jessica R. Berard, Tomoko Kitago, Pietro Mazzoni, John W. Krakauer

Long-term Decoding Stability without Retraining for Intracortical Brain Computer Interfaces
William Bishop, Cindy Chestek, Vikash Gilja, Paul Nuyujukian, Stephen Ryu, Krishna Shenoy, Byron Yu


Sensitivity of movement vigor to changes in rate of reward
Thomas Reppert, Pavan Vaswani, Reza Shadmehr    

Motor generalization: the effects of training breadth
Max Berniker, Hamid Mizraei Buini, Konrad Kording    

Using parallel force clamps to quantify human adaptation to assistive and resistive perturbations
Ellisha Marongelli, Alexandra Foshage, Paul Wanda, Kurt Thoroughman    

How Does Error Amplification Improve Task Performance?
Christopher Hasson, Masaki Abe, Dagmar Sternad    

Goal-Equivalent Trial-to-Trial Control of a Generalized, Redundant Reaching Task
Jonathan Dingwell, Rachel Smallwood, Joseph Cusumano    

and the special COSMO Summer School poster:

Effect of Baseline Variability in Motor Learning: Meta-analysis over multiple data sets 

Moria Fisher*, Farnaz Abdollahi*, J. Ryan Morehead, Keturah Bixby

Volume 10, 2011


Structure of motor variability predicts differences in motor learning rates
Yohsuke Miyamoto, Howard Wu, Bence Ölveczky and Maurice A Smith

On the origins of motor noise
Kris Chaisanguanthum, Helen Shen and Philip Sabes
Motor coordination is habitual rather than optimal
Aymar de Rugy, Gerald Loeb and Timothy Carroll
Purkinje cells compute sensory prediction errors
Laurentiu Popa, Angela Hewitt and Timothy Ebner

Inactivation of PRR induces hypometric reaches similar to optic ataxia
EunJung Hwang, Markus Hauschild, Melanie Wilke and Richard Andersen

An optimal control model of the compensatory eye movement system
Ginzburg, M., Sibindi T., Frens. M. and and Donchin, O.

Internal models and their many coordinate frames
Max Berniker and Konrad Kording

Decoding arm kinematics from ECoG Signals in humans during a reach task
Chandan Reddy, Oliver Flouty, Hiroto Kawasaki, Hiroyuki Oya, Lee Miller and Matthew Howard III

Selection of arm movements during evidence accumulation
Jason Friedman and Matthew Finkbeiner

Evidence for model-free learning during force field adaptation
Adrian Haith, Sarah Pekny, Reza Shadmehr and John Krakauer

Seeking safe strategies for transporting complex objects
Christopher Hasson, Tian Shen and Dagmar Sternad

Volume 9, 2010

Selection and control of limb posture for stability
David Franklin, Luc Selen, Sae Franklin and Daniel Wolpert

Dynamic intelligence through online optimization
Emanuel Todorov, Yuval Tassa, Paul Kulchenko and Tom Erez

Visuo‐motor learning is guided by the Riemannian structure of the observed kinematics
Zachary Danziger and Ferdinando Mussa‐Ivaldi

The incremental adaptive effect of movement observation differs from that of action
Paul Wanda and Kurt Thoroughman

Rethinking motor adaptation and savings: Error-based learning, use-dependent plasticity and operant conditioning
Vincent Huang, Pietro Mazzoni and John Krakauer

The Relationship Between the Temporal Structure of Motor Output Variability and Motor Learning Ability
Howard Wu, Gary Sing, Logan Clark, Luis Nicolas Gonzalez Castro, Maurice Smith

Visuomotor perturbations and uncertainty about them: Generalization patterns suggest distinct representations
Hugo Fernandes, Ian Stevenson and Konrad Kording

Interval timing and its correlates in sensorimotor cortex
Mehrdad Jazayeri and Michael Shadlen

Infinite-horizon optimal control framework for goal-directed movements
Dongsung Huh, Emanuel Todorov and Terrence Sejnowski

Movement duration is selected to maximize the expected rate of reward
Adrian Haith and Reza Shadmehr

Feasibility before optimality: What complete solution sets tell us about muscle redundancy and synergies
Kutch, Valero-Cuevas

Combined intrinsic and extrinsic representation for visuomotor rotation learning
Brayanov, Smith

Movement Duration as an Emergent Property of Reward Directed Motor Control
Rigoux, Sigaud, Terekhov, Guigon

Intermittent visual feedback can boost visuomotor learning of rhythmic movements
Ikegami, Hirashima, Osu, Nozaki

Certainty of the kinematic plan influences arm stiffness during reaching
Yousif, Diedrichsen

Learning to draw after observing a teacher: iCub’s scribbles and shapes
Mohan, Zenzeri, Metta, Morasso, Sandini

Inferring Visuomotor Priors for Sensorimotor Learning
Turnham, Braun, Wolpert

Investigating the Role of Cocontraction and Movement Energetics in Voluntary Arm
Tsianos, Raphael, Loeb

Prior and Likelihood uncertainty are differentially represented in the human brain
Vilares, Fernandes, Kording

Skill learning as training-dependent changes in speed-accuracy trade-off functions
Shmuelof, Zarhan, Krakauer, Mazonni

Volume 8, 2009

Rewiring neural connectivity by micro-stimulation
James Rebesco, Sara Solla and Lee Miller

Forward models and state estimation in compensatory eye movements
Maarten Frens, Beerend Winkelman and Opher Donchin

Optimal control framework successfully explains changes in neural modulations during experiments with Brain Machine Interfaces
Miriam Zacksenhouse, Koren Beiser, Joseph O'Doherty, Mikhail Lebedev and Miguel Nicolelis
Adaptive responses in the human motor system interpret arbitrary force perturbations as state-dependent dynamics
Gary Sing, Simon Orozco and Maurice Smith

Beside the point: Motor adaptation in task-irrelevant conditions
S. Schaefer, I. Shelly and Kurt Thoroughman

The Cost of Strategic Control: Attenuation of Adaptation
Jordan Taylor, Azeen Ghorayshi and Richard Ivry

Sensory weighting of force and position feedback in human motor control tasks
Jasper Schuurmans, Winfred Mugge, Alfred Schouten and Frans van der Helm

Bayesian integration and non-linear feedback control in a full-body motor task
Ian Stevenson, Hugo Fernandes, Iris Vilares, Kunlin Wei and Konrad Körding

Adaptive force control
Sandro Mussa-Ivaldi, M. Casadio and A. Pressman

Spinal-like regulator for controlling wrist movements
Giby Raphael, George Tsianos and Gerald Loeb


Volume 7, 2008

Single-trial analysis of neural population activity during motor preparation
B. Yu, J. Cunningham, M. Churchland, G. Santhanam, S. Ryu, M. Sahani and K. Shenoy

Parallels between sensory and motor information processing
E. Todorov

Humans optimally adapt afferent feedback to stabilize unstable loads

A. Schouten, W. Mugge, E. de Vlugt and F. van der Helm

Likelihood calculus: A new mathematical approach to understanding the dynamics of Bayesian controllers with quantized internal representations
T. Sanger

Learning to learn: Environmental consistency modulates motor adaptation rates
N. Castro, M. Hemphill and M. Smith

Optimization strategies in human reinforcement learning

H. Hoffmann, E. Theodorou and S. Schaal

Exploration and exploitation in reward based visuomotor learning
J. Izawa and R. Shadmehr

More bits for behavior: From the movement of C. elegans towards the principles of animal action
G. Stephens and W. Bialek

Adaptation to a sub-optimal desired trajectory

M. Mistry, E. Theodorou, G. Law, T. Yoshioka, S. Schaal and M. Kawato

A Bayesian explanation for curved movement paths

J. Smeets, H. Slijper, J. Richter, E. Over and M. Frens

Optimal feedback control of rhythmic movements: The bouncing ball revisited
R. Ronsse, K. Wei and D. Sternad

Adaptive optimal control approaches to sensorimotor learning

D. Braun, D. Wolpert, A. Aertsen, S. Rotter, R. Pas, E. Vaadia and C. Mehring

Causal inference in motor adaptation 

K. Wei and K. Kording

Primitives for optimal control 

E. Todorov

Changing the noise in dynamics of reaching predictably changes control of reaching 

J. Izawa, T. Rane, O. Donchin and Reza Shadmehr

The nervous system independently controls motion and force

V. Chib, M. Krutky, K. Lynch and F. Mussa-Ivaldi

Physically-based model for decoding motor-cortical activity
G. Shakhnarovich, S. Kim and M. Black

Volume 4, 2005

The coordination of complex movements
J. Diedrichsen and R. Shadmehr

Movement drift is the result of optimal sensory combination
J. Smeets, J. van den Dobbelsteen, R. van Beers and E. Brenner

Modular computations in a hierarchical motor network
J. Jing and K. Weiss

Volume 3, 2004

Role of movement preparation in movement generation
M. Churchland, B. Yu, S. Ryu, G. Santhanam, A. Afshar and K. Shenoy

Exploiting sensorimotor adaptation
J. Patton, F. Mussa-Ivaldi, Y. Wei, M. Phillips and M. Stoykov

Modeling neural control of hindlimb movement during cat locomotion
D. Ivashko, B. Prilutsky, J. Chapin and I. Rybak

Studying octopus motor control using a computerized dynamic model
Y. Yekutieli, R. Sagiv, B. Hochner and T. Flash

A computational model of adaptation to novel stable and unstable dynamics
D. Franklin, R. Osu, E. Burdet, M. Kawato and T. Milner

Patterns in stroke patients’ submovements support adaptive forward/inverse learning model
B. Rohrer, H. Krebs, B. Volpe, W. Frontera, J. Stein and N. Hogan