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Burns T & Irwansyah (2022) Efficient, probabilistic analysis of combinatorial neural codes. arXiv, 2210.10492.

Research Papers

Burns T (2024) Semantically-correlated memories in a dense associative model. International Conference on Machine Learning.
Burns T & Tang R (2023) Detecting danger in gridworlds using Gromov's Link Condition. Transactions on Machine Learning Research, 11/2023, 1416.
Burns T & Fukai T (2023) Simplicial Hopfield networks. International Conference on Learning Representations.
Burns T, Haga T & Fukai T (2022) Multiscale and extended retrieval of associative memory structures in a cortical model of local-global inhibition balance. eNeuro, 9(3):0023-22.2022.
Burns T & Rajan R (2022) Temporal activity patterns of layer II and IV rat barrel cortex neurons in healthy and injured conditions. Physiological Reports, 10(4):e15155.
Burns T & Rajan R (2019) A mathematical approach to correlating objective spectro-temporal features of non-linguistic sounds with their subjective perceptions in humans. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13:794.
Burns T, Benureau FCY & Tani J (2018) A Bergson-Inspired Adaptive Time Constant for the Multiple Timescales Recurrent Neural Network Model. Annual Conference of the Japanese Neural Network Society.
Burns T & Rajan R (2015) Combining complexity measures of EEG data: multiplying measures reveal previously hidden information. F1000Research, 4:137.

Reviews and Commentary

Burns T (2023) Does inhibitory (dys)function account for involuntary autobiographical memory and déjà vu experience? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 46:E360.
Burns T (2023) Epistemic virtues of harnessing rigorous machine learning systems in ethically sensitive domains. Journal of Medical Ethics, 49:536-540.
Burns T (2021) Classic Hebbian learning endows feed-forward networks with sufficient adaptability in challenging reinforcement learning tasks. Journal of Neurophysiology, 125(6):2034–2037.
Burns T & Rajan R (2021) Sensing and processing whisker deflections in rodents. PeerJ, 9:e10730.


Burns T (2018) Dealing with the ethics of animal research as an ECR. Times Higher Education. Jul 31, 2018.
Balez R & Burns T (2018) How to build a scientific society’s international student body. Times Higher Education. Jun 20, 2018.
Burns T (2016) Three Tips for Building a Student-Led Student Research Network. PLOS Community Blog. Nov 29, 2016.