Publications

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In Press / To Appear

Articles in Journals

  • Melisa Idil Sener, Yukie Nagai, Erhan Oztop, and Emre Ugur, “Exploration with Intrinsic Motivation using Object-Action-Outcome Latent Space,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, in press.
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  • Anja Philippsen and Yukie Nagai, “A predictive coding account for cognition in human children and chimpanzees: A case study of drawing,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, in press.
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Tutorial and Review Papers

  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics for Understanding and Assisting Neurodiversity,” Kagaku, in press.

Books

  • Yukie Nagai, “Artificial Intelligence that Visualizes Developmental Disorders,” (in Japanese), in press.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Developmental Robotics,” Robotics Handbook (3rd edition) (in Japanese), The Robotics Society of Japan (Ed.), Corona Publishing, in press.

Invited Talks

  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Brain in Humans and Robots,” Latin American Summer School on Cognitive Robotics, Santiago, Chile, January 3-6, 2023.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding for Cognitive Development in Humans and Robots,” Workshop on the Ecology of Open-Ended Skill Acquisition, Bordeaux, France, December 7, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Neurodiversity Elucidated by Computational Research,” Winter Symposium of Comprehensive Brain Science Network, Online, December 14-17, 2022.
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Miscellaneous

  • Yukie Nagai, “How to Build Developing Minds,” KCIST Colloquium, Karlsruhe, Germany, December 9, 2022.
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2022

Articles in Journals

  • Anja Philippsen, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Quantifying developmental and individual differences in spontaneous drawing completion among children,” Frontiers in Psychology, 13:783446, November 2022.
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  • Maria Tsfasman, Anja Philippsen, Carlo Mazzola, Serge Thill, Alessandra Sciutti, and Yukie Nagai, “The world seems different in a social context: A neural network analysis of human experimental data,” PLoS ONE, 17(8):e0273643, August 2022.
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  • Anja Philippsen, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Simulating Developmental and Individual Differences of Drawing Behavior in Children Using a Predictive Coding Model,” Frontiers in Neurorobotics, 16:856184, June 2022.
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  • Jyh-Jong Hsieh, Yukie Nagai, Shin-ichiro Kumagaya, Satsuki Ayaya, and Minoru Asada, “Atypical Auditory Perception Caused by Environmental Stimuli in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Approach to the Evaluation of Self-Reports,” Frontiers in Psychiatry, 13:888627, June 2022.
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  • Junko Matsuzaki, Kuriko Kagitani-Shimono, Sho Aoki, Ryuzo Hanaie, Yoko Kato, Mariko Nakanishi, Aika Tatsumi, Koji Tominaga, Tomoka Yamamoto, Yukie Nagai, Ikuko Mohri, and Masako Taniike, “Abnormal cortical responses elicited by audiovisual movies in patients with autism spectrum disorder with atypical sensory behavior: A magnetoencephalographic study,” Brain and Development, 44(2):81-94, February 2022.
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  • M. Yunus Seker, Alper Ahmetoglu, Yukie Nagai, Minoru Asada, Erhan Oztop, and Emre Ugur, “Imitation and mirror systems in robots through Deep Modality Blending Networks,” Neural Networks, 146:22-35, February 2022.
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Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Full Paper)

  • Jiarui Li, Marisa Casillas, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Multi-scale analysis of vocal coordination in infant-caregiver daily interaction,” in Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning, 164-169, September 12-15, 2022. (SmartBot Challenge Finalist)
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Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Short Paper)

  • Guillermo Enriquez and Yukie Nagai, “ASD Perception Simulator: Extension and Bridging to Daily Support,” in Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, January 9-12, 2022.
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Tutorial and Review Papers

  • Alessandra Sciutti, Pablo Barros, Ginevra Castellano, and Yukie Nagai, “Editorial: Affective shared perception,” Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 16:1024267, September 2022.
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Books

  • Yukie Nagai, “Social Cognition,” Cognitive Robotics, A. Cangelosi and M. Asada (Eds.), MIT Press, May 2022.
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Invited Talks

  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics,” ShanghAI Lectures 2022, Online, November 24, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Developmental Machine Learning: Robots that learn like human children,” IROS 2022 Workshop on Trends and Advances in Machine Learning and Automated Reasoning for Intelligent Robots and Systems, Kyoto, Japan, October 27, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Emergence of Social Cognition Through Open-Ended Predictive Learning,” IROS 2022 Workshop on Lifelong Learning of High-level Cognitive and Reasoning Skills, Kyoto, Japan, October 23, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robots as Mirrors of Human Mind,” Mind and Matter Talks 2022, University of Helsinki, Finland, October 14, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics for Understanding and Assisting Neurodiversity,” The International Symposium on Robotics Research, Geneva, Switzerland, September 25-30, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “How to Build Developing Minds,” Seminar Series at Honda Research Institute Europe, Offenbach, Germany, September 21, 2022.
  • Yukie Nagai, “AI as a Tool for Investigating Human Intelligence,” The 5th Advanced Course on Data Science & Machine Learning, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Tuscany, Italy , August 22-26, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Brain and Its Disorders: A computational approach to understanding early cognitive development,” SFB-TRR 135 – Retreat, Ebsdorfergrund, Germany, July 18-21, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics: An embodied computational approach to neuroscience,” Nencki School of Ideas in Neuroscience, Warsaw, Poland, July 3-8, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “How to Build Developing Minds,” Japanese-German Conference “Artificial Intelligence and the Human – Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Science and Fiction,” Berlin, Germany, May 11-13, 2022. (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Developmental Diversity in Drawing: Robots vs. Children,” AI and Society Series: Robotics and Embodiment, Online, April 12, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Predictive Coding,” Autumn School for Computational Neuroscience (ASCONE2022), Chiba, November 12-15, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics that aims to elucidate and assist cognitive development,” IST Colloquium at Kyoto University, Kyoto, November 10, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Feelings that Mediate Between Perception and Emotion,” the 39th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society, Tokyo, September 8-10, 2022.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics Research for Understanding Human Cognition,” 2022 Summer – Academic Course, Seiko Gakuin Junior & Senior High School, Kanagawa, August 17, 2022.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Inclusive Society Opened Up by Artificial Intelligence,” Scientific Forum of Science Council of Japan, Tokyo, July 29, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics: A computational approach to elucidate the principle of human intelligence,” Tokyo Institute of Technology “Frontiers of science and technology,” Tokyo, April 18, 2022. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Predictive Coding,” NIPS Seminar 2021, Okazaki, March 2-3, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Mirroring: Assisting people with developmental disorders by means of self-understanding and social sharing of cognitive processes,” 2021 Symposium of CREST Research Area “Intelligent Information Processing Systems Creating Co-Experience Knowledge and Wisdom with Human-Machine Harmonious Collaboration”, Tokyo, March 1, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “What causes the diversity in subjective perception?: A synthetic approach based on predictive coding,” 2022 Winter Symposium of Vision Society of Japan, Tokyo, January 19-21, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics that aims to elucidate and assist cognitive development,” MI Seminar at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, January 11, 2022. (Online)
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Non-Reviewed Domestic Conferences

  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Takato Horii, Yohei Oseki, and Yukie Nagai, “Computational Understanding of Creativity and Cognitive Individuality Based on Statistical Learning in Brain,” The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, November 26-27, 2022.
  • Itsuki Ichikawa, Yukie Nagai, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Makoto Wada, “Prediction Model of Auditory Hyperesthesia in Autism Spectrum Disorder,” The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, November 26-27, 2022.
  • Jiarui Li, Michiko Matsunaga, Masako Myowa, and Yukie Nagai, “Circadian Rhythm of Autonomic Nervous System in Children and Caregivers: Analysis Using Recurrence Plot,” The 11th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, November 26-27, 2022.
  • Sean Lynch, Alexis Holgado, Erhan Oztop, and Yukie Nagai, “An approach to study motor contagion during humanoid embodied experiences,” The 40th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, 2J2-06, September 5-9, 2022.
  • Jiarui Li, Marisa Casillas, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Do infants and their caregivers dynamically align prosodic features in vocal exchanges?,” in Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Baby Science, 67, July 2-3, 2022.

Miscellaneous

  • Yukie Nagai, “New Challenges in Analyzing and Modeling Caregiver-Infant Interaction,” International Workshop on New Perspectives of Parent-Infant Synchronicity Studies: Behavioural and Biological Foundations, Kyoto, Japan, November 30-December 1, 2022.
  • Jiarui Li, “Circadian Rhythm of Autonomic Nervous System in Children and Caregivers-Analysis Using Recurrence Plot,” International Workshop on New Perspectives of Parent-Infant Synchronicity Studies: Behavioural and Biological Foundations, Kyoto, Japan, November 30-December 1, 2022.
  • Tatsuya Daikoku, “Computational Model of Statistical Learning in The Brain: Towards Understanding Acquisition of Prosodic Rhythm,” International Workshop on New Perspectives of Parent-Infant Synchronicity Studies: Behavioural and Biological Foundations, Kyoto, Japan, November 30-December 1, 2022.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding and Neurodiversity: A robotic approach,” COGS Seminars at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, September 16, 2022.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “AI for Understanding Human Intelligence,” The 2nd International Symposium of the Institute for AI and Beyond, Tokyo, February 12, 2022. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “AI x Tojisha-Kenkyu: Computational Neuroscience for Systematic Understanding of Cognitive Individuality,” Research Results Presentation of the Institute for AI and Beyond, Tokyo, October 13, 2022.
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2021

Articles in Journals

  • Karl Friston, Rosalyn J. Moran, Yukie Nagai, Tadahiro Taniguchi, Hiroaki Gomi, and Josh Tenenbaum, “World model learning and inference,” Neural Networks, 144:573-590, December 2021.
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  • Takato Horii and Yukie Nagai, “Active Inference Through Energy Minimization in Multimodal Affective Human–Robot Interaction,” Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 8:684401, November 2021.
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  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Qi Fang, Tomohito Hamada, Youichi Handa, and Yukie Nagai, “Importance of environmental settings for the temporal dynamics of creativity,” Thinking Skills and Creativity, 41:100911, September 2021.
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  • Serkan Bugur, Erhan Oztop, Yukie Nagai, and Emre Ugur, “Effect regulated projection of robot’s action space for production and prediction of manipulation primitives through learning progress and predictability-based exploration,” IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 13(2):286-297, June 2021.
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  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Geraint A. Wiggins, and Yukie Nagai, “Statistical Properties of Musical Creativity: Roles of Hierarchy and Uncertainty in Statistical Learning,” Frontiers in Neuroscience, 15:640412, April 2021.
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Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Full Paper)

  • Naoto Yoshida, Tatsuya Daikoku, Yukie Nagai, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi, “Embodiment Perspective of Reward Definition for Behavioral Homeostasis,” in Proceedings of the NeurIPS 2021 Workshop on Deep Reinforcement Learning, December 13, 2021.

Peer-Reviewed International Conferences (Short Paper)

  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Shinichiro Kumagaya, Satsuki Ayaya, and Yukie Nagai, “Characteristics of speech rhythm in conversation between autism spectrum disorder and typical development: Towards Understanding of Neural Oscillatory Synchronization in Speech Communication,” in Proceedings of the 44th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society / The 1st CJK International Meeting, July 28-31, 2021.
  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Shinichiro Kumagaya, Satsuki Ayaya, and Yukie Nagai, “Speech Rhythm Hierarchy: Towards Understanding of Phonological Characteristics in Autism Spectrum Disorder,” in Proceedings of the International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting, May 3-7, 2021.
  • Anja Philippsen, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “Developmental changes in drawing ability: Comparing adult ratings and convolutional neural network analysis,” in Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, April 7-9, 2021.

Books

  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding for Cognitive Development,” Encyclopedia of Robotics, M. H. Ang, O. Khatib, and B. Siciliano (Eds.), Springer, May 2021.
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Invited Talks

  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Processing in the Brain: Computational Models of Cognitive Development and Disorders,” The 8th Baltic-Nordic Summer School on Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics, Stockholm, Sweden, September 21-25, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robots as Mirrors of Human Cognition,” The 30th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Vancouver, Canada, August 8-12, 2021. (Online) (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding in Autism Spectrum Disorder: New insights from computational studies,” The 44th Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society / The 1st CJK International Meeting, Kobe, Japan, July 28-31, 2021.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Visual Hyper- and Hypo-sensitivity in ASD: Environmental and Neural Causes for Atypical Perception,” International Conference on Applications of Virtual Reality in Autism Research, Glasgow, UK, May 12-14, 2021. (Online) (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding Account of Cognitive Development: Toward Development of Decision Making,” Tenth International Symposium on Biology of Decision Making, Paris, France, May 10-12, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “AI for Understanding and Assisting Human Intelligence,” The University of Tokyo B’AI Global Forum “AI and Society”, Tokyo, April 22, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Roles of Embodiment in Cognitive Development,” International Workshop on Embodied Intelligence, Cambridge, UK, March 24-26, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Robot Intelligence Inspired by Human Intelligence,” IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Safety for Robotics, Nagoya, Japan, March 4-6, 2021. (Online) (Keynote talk)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding: A Unified Theory for Human and Robot Cognitive Development,” Seminar Series on Cognitive Robotics at Queen Mary University of London, London, UK, February 5, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Computational modeling of cognitive development based on predictive coding,” Leap Brainstorm, January 20, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Does Predictive Coding Provide a Unified Theory of Artificial Intelligence?,” International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence – Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Yokohama, Japan, January 7-15, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulators that Visualize Atypical Visual Perception in ASD,” Doshisha University, Kyoto, December 27, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Predictive Coding for Cognitive Development and Disorders,” The University of Tokyo “Brain Information Processing Systems”, Tokyo, November 26, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Development and Disorders Based on Predictive Processing Theory,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, Tokyo, November 20-21, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulator of Atypical Perception in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Why do they have difficulties in social communication?,” Takarazuka Nishi High School, Hyogo, November 12, 2021.
  • Yukie Nagai, “Robotics for understanding and connecting humans,” The 133th Public Lectures at the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, October 30, 2021.
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  • Yukie Nagai, “From Understanding to Assistance of Developmental Disorder: Future Direction of Cognitive Mirroring,” the 38th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Cognitive Science Society, Sapporo, September 3-5, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Co-Creation by AI and Tojisha-kenkyu: Understanding and Assisting People with Developmental Disorders,” Symposium on CREST “Creation and development of core technologies interfacing human and information environments”, Tokyo, August 30, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Development of Social Self and Its Disorder: Computational Studies Based on Predictive Coding Theory,” Summer School at Center for Human Nature, Artificial Intelligence, and Neuroscience (CHAIN), Hokkaido University, Sapporo, August 16-20, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “From Visual Recognition to Social Interaction: Synthetic Understanding of Cognitive Mechanisms Based on Unified Principles of Brain,” The 24th Meeting on Image Recognition and Understanding, Nagoya, Japan, July 27-30, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Constructive Developmental Science: Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Unified Principle of Brain,” NIPS Seminar: Collaboration and Development of Artificial Intelligence Technology and Science, Okazaki, July 16-17, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics: Cognitive Development and Its Disorders Based on Predictive Coding,” Keio University, Kanagawa, June 21, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Computational Studies on Predictive Coding Theory,” The 32nd Meeting of Whole Brain Architecture Initiative, Tokyo, May 26, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulator of Atypical Perception in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Why do they have difficulties in social communication?,” Hiroshima Prefectural Board of Education, Hiroshima, March 1, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Issues and Challenges in Smart Teleautonomy: Insights from Computational Neuroscience,” NEDO “TSC Foresight” Online Seminar, Tokyo, February 10, 2021. (Online)
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  • Yukie Nagai, “Cognitive Developmental Robotics: Understunding and Designing Intelligence Based on Predictive Coding,” METI Workshop on Medium- and Long-Term Robotics Research, Tokyo, February 3, 2021. (Online)
  • Yukie Nagai, “Simulators that Visualize Atypical Visual Perception in ASD,” Doshisha University, Kyoto, January 18, 2021. (Online)

Non-Reviewed Domestic Conferences

  • Naoto Yoshida, Tatsuya Daikoku, Yukie Nagai, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi, “Behavioral Control Based on Homeostasis: A Constructive Approach,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 28, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Guillermo Enriquez and Yukie Nagai, “Atypical Perception Simulator using Augmented Reality,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 32, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Alexis Holgado, Sean Lynch, and Yukie Nagai, “Design of a Software Platform for Cognitive Studies: CEP,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 33, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Sean Lynch, Alexis Holgado, and Yukie Nagai, “Multisensory integration of interoceptive and exteroceptive signals for the study of body ownership and agency,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 34, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Tatsuya Daikoku, Irena Lovcevic, Yukie Nagai, and Sho Tsuji, “Temporal Structure in Speech Directed to Infants with Hearing Loss,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 35, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Jiarui Li, Marisa Casillas, Sho Tsuji, and Yukie Nagai, “What prosodic cues in caregivers’ speech elicit infants’ responses?,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 36, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Miho Homma, Masaki Tsujita, Shinishiro Kumagaya, and Yukie Nagai, “Influence of Online ASD Simulator Workshop on Stigma of Primary School Teachers,” The 10th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Developmental Neuroscience, 42, November 20-21, 2021.
  • Alexis Carlos Holgado, Guillermo Enriquez, and Yukie Nagai, “Design and Implementation of a Teleoperated Humanoid Robot System for Investigating the Sense of Body Ownership,” The 39th Annual Conference of the Robotics Society of Japan, 2A2-01, September 8-11, 2021. (Online)

Miscellaneous

  • Yukie Nagai, “AI x Tojisha-Kenkyu: Computational Neuroscience for Systematic Understanding of Cognitive Individuality,” Research Results Presentation of the Institute for AI and Beyond, Tokyo, November 19, 2021.
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