Selected Publications

Goalkeeper game: a new assessment tool for prediction of gait performance under complex condition in people with Parkinson’s disease.
Stern, R. B., D’alencar, M. S., Uscapi, Y. L., Gubitoso, M. D., Roque, A. C., Helene, A. F., and Piemonte, M. E. P. (2020)
Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience 12:50.

Binding of filamentous actin to CaMKII as potential regulation mechanism of bidirectional synaptic plasticity by β CaMKII in cerebellar Purkinje cells.
Pinto, T. M., Schilstra, M. J., Roque, A. C., and Steuber, V. (2020)
Scientific Reports 10:9019.

Optimal interplay between synaptic strengths and network structure enhances activity fluctuations and information propagation in hierarchical modular networks
Pena, R. F. O., Lima, V., Shimoura, R. O., Novato, J. P., and Roque, A. C. (2020)
Brain Sciences 10:228.

Modeling hippocampal CA1 gabaergic synapses of audiogenic rats
Pena, R. F. O., Ceballos, C. C., de Deus, J. L., Roque, A. C., Garcia-Cairasco, N., Leão, R. M., and Cunha, A. O. S. (2020)
International Journal of Neural Systems 30:2050022.

Self-sustained activity of low firing rate in balanced networks
Borges, F. S., Protachevicz, P. R., Pena, R. F. O., Lameu, E. L., Higa, G. S. V., Kihara, A. H., Matias, F. S., Antonopoulos, C. G., de Pasquale, R., Roque, A. C., Iarosz, K. C., and Batista, A. M. (2020)
Physica A 537:122671.

Asymmetrical voltage response in resonant neurons shaped by nonlinearities
Pena RFO, Lima, V, Shimoura RO, Ceballos CC, Rotstein HG, and Roque AC. (2019)
Chaos 29:103135.

[Re] The cell-type specific cortical microcircuit: relating structure and activity in a full-scale spiking network model.
Shimoura, R., Kamiji, N. L., Pena, R. F. O. ; Lima, V., Ceballos, C. C., Romaro, C., and Roque A. C. (2018)
ReScience 4:785-806.

Self-consistent scheme for spike-train power spectra in heterogeneous sparse networks
Pena, R. F.O., Vellmer, S., Bernardi, D., Roque, A. C., and Lindner, B. (2018)
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 12:9.

Interplay of activation kinetics and the derivative conductance determines resonance properties of neurons
Pena, R. F. O., Ceballos, C. C., Lima, V., and Roque, A. C. (2018)
Physical Review E 97:042408.

Dynamics of spontaneous activity in random networks with multiple neuron subtypes and synaptic noise
Pena, R. F. O, Zaks, M. A., and Roque, A. C. (2018)
Journal of Computational Neuroscience 45:1.

Intrinsic and synaptic properties of hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons of the Wistar audiogenic rat (WAR) strain, a genetic model of epilepsy
Cunha, A. O. S., Ceballos, C. C., de Deus, J. L., Pena, R. F. O., de Oliveira, J. A. C., Roque, A. C., Garcia-Cairasco, N., and Leão, R. M. (2018)
Scientific Reports 8:10412.

Non-Decaying postsynaptic potentials and delayed spikes in hippocampal pyramidal neurons generated by a zero slope conductance created by the persistent Na+ current signals
Ceballos, C. C.,  Pena, R. F. O., Roque, A. C. and Leão, R. M. (2018)
Channels 12:81-88.

Molecular mechanisms of detection and discrimination of dynamics signals
Antunes, G., Roque, A. C. and Simões de Souza, F. M. (2018)
Scientific Reports 8:2480.

Firing properties of ventral medullary respiratory neurons in sino-aortic denervated rats
Amorim, M R., Pena, R. F. O., Souza, G. M. P. R., Bonagamba, L. G. H., Roque A. C. and Machado, B. H. (2018)
Experimental Physiology 104:39-49.

A Negative Slope Conductance of the Persistent Sodium Current Prolongs Subthreshold Depolarizations.
Ceballos, C. C., Roque, A. C. and Leão, R. M. (2017)
Biophysical Journal 113:2207-2217

The role of negative conductances in neuronal subthreshold properties and synaptic integration
Ceballos, C. C., Roque, A. C. and Leão, R. M. (2017)
Biophysical Reviews 9:s12551-017-0300

Phase transitions and self-organized criticality in networks of stochastic spiking neurons.
Brochini, L., Costa, A. A., Abadi, M., Roque, A. C., Stolfi, J. and Kinouchi, O. (2016)
Scientific Reports 6: 35831.

Modelling intracellular competition for calcium: kinetic and thermodynamic control of different molecular modes of signal decoding.
Antunes, G., Roque, A. C., and Simoes de Souza, F. M. (2016)
Scientific Reports, 6:23730.

Ih equalizes membrane input resistance in a heterogeneous population of fusiform neurons in the dorsal cochlear nucleus.
Ceballos, C. C., Li, S., Roque, A. C., Tzounopoulos, T. and Leão, R. M. (2016)
Frontiers in Cellular Neursocience 10: 249.

Mechanisms of Self-Sustained Oscillatory States in Hierarchical Modular Networks with Mixtures of Electrophysiological Cell Types.
Tomov, P., Pena, R. F. O., Roque, A. C., Zaks, M. A. (2016)
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 10:23.

Stochastic Induction of Long-Term Potentiation and Long-Term Depression.
Antunes, G., Roque, A. C., and Simoes de Souza, F. M. (2016)
Scientific Reports, 6:30899.

Combined Role of Seizure-Induced Dendritic Morphology Alterations and Spine Loss in Newborn Granule Cells with Mossy Fiber Sprouting on the Hyperexcitability of a Computer Model of the Dentate Gyrus.
Tejada, J., Garcia-Cairasco, N., and Roque, A. C. (2014)
PLOS Computational Biology, 10:e1003601.

Sustained oscillations, irregular firing, and chaotic dynamics in hierarchical modular networks with mixtures of electrophysiological cell types.
Tomov, P., Pena, R. F. O., Zaks, M. A., and Roque, A. C. (2014)
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 8:103.

Archetypes and Outliers in the Neuromorphological Space.
Comin, C. H., Tejada, J., Viana, M. P., Roque, A. C. and Costa, L. F. (2014)
In: Cuntz H., Remme M., Torben-Nielsen B. (eds) The Computing Dendrite.
Springer Series in Computational Neuroscience, vol 11. Springer, New York, NY

A computational model for exploratory activity of rats with different anxiety levels in elevated plus-maze.
Costa, A. A., Morato, S., Roque, A. C., and Tinós, R. (2014)
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 236:44-50.

Electrical responses of three classes of granule cells of the olfactory bulb to synaptic inputs in different dendritic locations.
Simoes de Souza, F. M., Antunes, G., and Roque, A. C. (2014)
Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 8:128.

Mathematical methods to model rodent behavior in the elevated plus-maze.
Arantes, R., Tejada, J., Bosco, G., Morato, S., and Roque, A. C. (2013)
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 220:41-148.

The periglomerular cell of the olfactory bulb and its role in controlling mitral cell spiking: a computational model.
Arruda, D., Publio, R., and Roque, A. C. (2013)
PLoS ONE, 8:e56148.

Dynamic range of vertebrate retina ganglion cells: importance of active dendrites and coupling by electrical synapses.
Publio, R., Ceballos, C. C., and Roque, A. C. (2012)
PLoS ONE7:e48517.

Morphological alterations in newly born dentate gyrus granule cells that emerge after status epilepticus contribute to make them less excitable.
Tejada, J., Arisi, G. M., Garcia-Cairasco, N., and Roque, A. C. (2012)
PLoS ONE7:e40726.

Pattern recognition using a recurrent neural network inspired on the olfactory bulb.
Figueira, L. B., and Roque, A. C. (2011)
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6687:275-285

Characterization of the rat exploratory behavior in the elevated plus-maze with Markov chains.
Tejada, J., Bosco, G. G., Morato, S., and Roque, A. C. (2010)
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 193:288-295.

A computational study on the role of gap junctions and rod Ih conductance in the enhancement of the dynamic range of the retina.
Publio, R., Oliveira, R. F., and Roque, A. C. (2009)
PLoS ONE, 4:e6970.

Characterization of rat behavior in theelevated plus-maze using a directed graph.
Tejada, J., Bosco, G. G., Morato, S., and Roque, A. C. (2009)
Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 184:251-255.

The non-equilibrium nature of culinary evolution.
Kinouchi, O., Garcia, R. W. D., Holanda, A. J., Zambianchi, P., and Roque, A. C. (2008)
New Journal of Physics, 10:073020.

A large-scale realistic model of V1 exhibiting orientation selectivity diversity and laminar dependence.
Oliveira, R. F., and Roque, A. C., (2007)
BMC Neuroscience, 8(Suppl 2):P36.

Dependent component analysis for the magnetogastrographic detection of human electrical response activity.
Estombelo-Montesco, C. A., de Araújo, D. B., Roque, A. C., Moraes, E. R., Barros, A. K., Wakai, R., and Baffa, O. (2007)
Physiological Measurement 28:1029-1044.

A realistic model of rod photoreceptor for use in a retina network model.
Publio, R., and Roque, A. C. (2006)
Neurocomputing, 69:1020-1024.

Signal compression in the sensory periphery.
Copelli, M., Oliveira, R. F., Roque, A. C., and Kinouchi, O. (2005)
Neurocomputing, 65-66:691-696.

A possible mechanism of curvature coding in early vision.
Oliveira, R. F., Costa, L. F., and Roque, A. C. (2005)
Neurocomputing, 65-66:117-124.

Fetal source extraction from magnetocardiographic recordings by dependent component analysis.
de Araújo, D. B., Barros, A. K., Estombelo-Montesco, C., Zhao, H., Roque, A. C., Baffa, O., Wakai, R., and Ohnishi, N. (2005)
Physics in Medicine and Biology, 50:4457-4464.

A biophysical model of vertebrate olfactory epithelium and bulb exhibiting gap junction dependent odor-evoked spatiotemporal patterns of activity.
Simões-de-Souza, F. M., Roque, A. C. (2004)
Biosystems, 73:25-43.

A dynamical model of fast cortical reorganization.
Mazza, M., de Pinho M., Piqueira, J. R. C., and Roque, A. C. (2004)
Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 16:177-201.

Conflict as a determinant of rat behavior in three types of elevated plus-maze.
Salum, C., Roque-da-Silva, A. C., Morato, S. (2003)
Behavioural Processes, 63:87-93.

A neural network-based system for the diagnosis of central vestibular lesion.
Volpini, P., Figueira, L. B., Colafemina, J. F., and Roque, A. C. (2002)
In: Valafar, F. (Ed.). Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematics and Engineering Techniques in Medicine and Biological Sciences-METMBS’02, Las Vegas, NV, CSREA Press, pp. 34-37.

Mammography and computerized decision systems: a review.
Roque, A. C., and André, T. C. S. S. (2002)
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 980:83-94.

Physics of psycophysics: Stevens and Weber-Fechner laws are transfer functions of excitable media.
Copelli, M., Roque, A. C., Oliveira, R. F., and Kinouchi, O. (2002)
Physical Review E, Rapid Communications, 65:060901(R).

Interference with the GABAergic system in the dorsolateral telencephalon and modulation of the electric organ discharge frequency in the weakly electric fish Gymnotus carapo.
Santana, U. J., Roque-da-Silva, A. C., Duarte, T. T., and Corrêa, S. A. L. (2001)
Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 187:925-933.

A minimal model for excitable and bursting elements.
Kuva, S. M., Lima, G. F., Kinouchi, O., Tragtenberg, M., and Roque, A. C. (2001)
Neurocomputing, 38-40:255-261.

Anxiety-like behavior in rats: a computational model.
Salum, C., Morato, S., and Roque da Silva, A. C. (2000)
Neural Networks, 13: 21-29.

New connectionist model for tomographic image reconstruction.
Rodrigues, R. G. S., Pelá, C. A., and Roque A. C. (2000)
In: Proceedings of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, 2000, Chicago, IL. American Association of Physicists in Medicine, College Park, MD, p. 1395.

Biologically plausible models of topographic map formation in the somatosensory and auditory cortices.
Mazza, M., de Pinho, M., and Roque, A. C. (1999)
International Journal of Neural Systems, 9:265-271.

Lepidus I: a medical decision support system based on a wave representation of medical knowledge.
Silva, R., and Roque A. C. (1999)
Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 37(S 2):762-763.

Medical diagnosis as a neural networks pattern classification problem.
Silva, R., and Roque da Silva, A. C. (1998)
In: Ifeachor, E. C., Sperduti, A. and Starita, A. (Eds.) Neural Networks and Expert Systems in Medicine and Healthcare. World Scientific, Singapore, pp. 25-33.

Use of a neural field model to derive equilibrium values for the weights of recurrent synapses.
Roque da Silva, A. C. (1994)
In: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, Orlando, FL. IEEE Press, Piscataway-NJ, pp. 996-999.

On the role of time-varying recurrent synapses on the properties of neural maps.
Roque da Silva, A. C. (1992)
In: Aleksander, I. and Taylor, J. (Eds.). Artificial Neural Networks II: Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks-ICANN’92, Brighton, UK. Elsevier Science Publisher, Amsterdam, pp. 359-362.

Dynamical behavior of a pair of spatially homogeneous neural fields.
Roque da Silva, A. C. (1992)
In: Nadel, L. and Stein, D. (Eds.). 1991 Lectures in Complex Systems, Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity, Lectures Volume IV. Addison-Wesley, Redwood City, CA, pp. 371-387.

Analysis of equilibrium properties of a continuous neural network made of excitatory and inhibitory neurons.
Roque da Silva Filho, A. C. (1992)
Network, 3:303-321.

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LEPIDUS R2: Medical decision support system.
Furloni, A. L. F., Galina, A. C., da Silva, M. P., Perez, P. S., da Costa, T. M., Silva, R., and Roque da Silva Filho, A. C. (2005)
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