Publications

See also my Google Scholar page.

Preprints

Ecker AS, Sinz FH, Froudarakis E, Fahey PG, Cadena SA, Walker EY, Cobos E, Reimer J, Tolias AS, Bethge M (2018): A rotation-equivariant convolutional neural network model of primary visual cortex. arXiv: 10504. Link

Cadena SA, Denfield GH, Walker EY, Gatys LA, Tolias AS*, Bethge M*, Ecker AS* (2017): Deep convolutional models improve predictions of macaque V1 responses to natural images. bioRxiv. Link

2018

Schneider S, Ecker AS, Macke JH, Bethge M (2018): Multi-Task Generalization and Adaptation between Noisy Digit Datasets: An Empirical Study. NeurIPS Continual Learning Workshop. Link

Schneider S, Ecker AS, Macke JH, Bethge M (2018): Salad: A Toolbox for Semi-supervised Adaptive Learning Across Domains. NeurIPS Machine Learning Open Source Software Workshop. Link

Subramaniyan M, Ecker AS, Patel SS, Cotton RJ, Bethge M, Pitkow X, Berens P, Tolias AS (2018): Faster processing of moving compared with flashed bars in awake macaque V1 provides a neural correlate of the flash lag illusion. Journal of Neurophysiology 120(5). Link

Sinz FH, Ecker AS, Fahey PG, Walker EY, Cobos E, Froudarakis E, Yatsenko D, Pitkow X, Reimer J, Tolias AS (2018): Stimulus domain transfer in recurrent models for large scale cortical population prediction on video. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 32 (NIPS). Link

Cadena SA, Weis MA, Gatys LA, Bethge M, Ecker AS (2018): Diverse feature visualizations reveal invariances in early layers of deep neural networks. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV). Link

Michaelis C, Bethge M, Ecker AS (2018): One-Shot Segmentation in Clutter. Thirty-fifth International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML). Link

Denfield GH*, Ecker AS*, Shinn TJ, Bethge M, Tolias AS (in press): Attentional fluctuations induce shared variability in macaque primary visual cortex. Nature Communications. Link

2017

Klindt D*, Ecker AS*, Euler T, Bethge M (2017): Neural system identification for large populations separating “what” and “where”. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 31. Link

Gatys LA, Ecker AS, Bethge M (2017): Texture and art with deep neural networks. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 46, 178-186. Link

Funke CM, Gatys LA, Ecker AS, Bethge M (2017): Synthesising dynamic textures using convolutional neural networks. Tech Report. Link

Wallis TSA, Funke CM, Ecker AS, Gatys LA, Wichmann FA, Bethge M (2017): A parametric texture model based on deep convolutional features closely matches texture appearance for humans. Journal of Vision. Link to preprint

Gatys LA, Ecker AS, Bethge M, Hertzmann A, Shechtman E (2017): Controlling Perceptual Factors in Neural Style Transfer. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2017. Link

Funke CM, Gatys LA, Ecker AS, Bethge M (2017): Synthesising Dynamic Textures using Convolutional Neural Networks. arXiv:1611.07865. Link

2016

Gatys LA, Ecker AS, Bethge M (2016): Image style transfer using convolutional neural networks. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2414-2423. Link

Rossant C, Kadir SN, Goodman DFM, Schulman J, Hunter MLD, Saleem AB, Grosmark A, Belluscio M, Denfield GH, Ecker AS, Tolias AS, Solomon S, Buzsáki G, Carandini M, Harris KD (2016): Spike sorting for large, dense electrode arrays. Nature Neuroscience 19, 634–641. Link

Jiang X, Shen S, Sinz F, Reimer J, Cadwell C, Berens P, Ecker AS, Patel S, Denfield GH, Froudarakis E, Li S, Walker E, Tolias AS (2016): Response to Comment on “Principles of connectivity among morphologically defined cell types in adult neocortex.” Science, 353(6304), 1108. Link

Ecker AS, Denfield GH, Bethge M, Tolias AS (2016): On the structure of population activity under fluctuations in attentional state. The Journal of Neuroscience, 36(5), 1775-1789. Link

2015

Gatys LA, Ecker AS, Bethge M (2015): A neural algorithm of artistic style. arXiv, 1505.07376. Link

Gatys LA, Ecker AS, Bethge M (2015): Texture synthesis and the controlled generation of natural stimuli using convolutional neural networks. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 28. Link

Jiang X, Shen S, Cadwell C, Berens P, Sinz F, Ecker AS, Patel S, Tolias
AS (2015): Principles of connectivity among morphologically defined cell types in adult neocortex. Science 350(6264), 1055. Link

Gatys LA, Ecker AS, Tchumatchenko T, Bethge M (2015): Synaptic unreliability facilitates information transmission in balanced cortical populations. Physical Review E. Link

Yatsenko D, Josic K, Ecker AS, Froudarakis E, Cotton RJ, Tolias AS (2015): Improved estimation and interpretation of correlations in neural circuits. PLoS Computational Biology 11(3). Link

2014

Ecker AS, Berens P, Cotton RJ, Subramaniyan M, Denfield GH, Cadwell CR, Smirnakis SM, Bethge M, Tolias AS@ (2014): State dependence of noise correlations in macaque primary visual cortex. Neuron, 82(1). Link

Ecker AS and Tolias AS@ (2014): Is there signal in the noise? Nature Neuroscience, 17(6) (invited News & News article). Link

Froudarakis E, Berens P, Ecker AS, Cotton RJ, Sinz FH, Yatsenko D, Saggau P, Bethge M, Tolias AS (2014): Population code in mouse V1 facilitates read-out of natural scenes through increased sparseness. Nature Neuroscience, 17(6). Link

2013

Subramaniyan M, Ecker AS, Berens P, Tolias AS (2013): Macaque monkeys perceive the flash lag illusion. PLoS ONE, 8(3). Link

2012

Berens P, Ecker AS, Cotton RJ, Ma WJ, Bethge M, Tolias AS (2012): A fast and simple population code for orientation in primate V1. The Journal of Neuroscience, 32(31). Link

2011

Ecker AS, Berens P, Tolias AS, Bethge M (2011): The effect of noise correlations in populations of diversely tuned neurons. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(40). Link

Berens P, Ecker AS, Gerwinn S, Tolias AS, Bethge M (2011): Reassessing optimal neural population codes with neurometric functions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(11). Link

2010

Ecker AS, Berens P, Keliris GA, Bethge M, Logothetis NK, Tolias AS (2010): Decorrelated Neuronal Firing in Cortical Microcircuits. Science, 327(5965). Link

2009

Macke JH, Berens P, Ecker AS, Tolias AS, Bethge M (2009): Generating Spike Trains with Specified Correlation Coefficients. Neural Computation, 21(2). Link

Berens, P, Gerwinn S, Ecker AS, Bethge M (2009): Neurometric function analysis of population codes. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22.

2008

Berens P, Keliris GA, Ecker AS, Logothetis NK, Tolias AS (2008): Feature Selectivity of the Local Field Potential in Primate Primary Visual Cortex. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2(2). Link

Berens P, Keliris GA, Ecker AS, Logothetis NK, Tolias AS (2008): Comparing the feature selectivity of the gamma-band of the local field potential and the underlying spiking activity in primate visual cortex. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 2. Link

2007

Tolias AS*, Ecker AS*, Siapas AG, Hoenselaar A, Keliris GA, Logothetis NK (2007): Recording Chronically from the same Neurons in Awake, Behaving Primates. Journal of Neurophysiology, 98(6). Link [* equal contribution]

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