Journals

  • D. Gamez, Z. Fountas, A.K. Fidjeland, "A Neurally Controlled Computer Game Avatar With Human-like Behavior", IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games, vol.5, no.1, pp.1,14, March 2013

Conference proceedings

  • Z. Fountas, M. Shanahan, "GPU-based Fast Parameter Optimization for Phenomenological Spiking Neural Models",IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Killarney, Ireland, 2015. (link)
  • Z. Fountas, M. Shanahan, "Phase Offset Between Slow Oscillatory Cortical Inputs Influences Competition in a Model of the Basal Ganglia", IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN), Beijing, China, 2014. (pdf)
  • Z. Fountas, M. Shanahan, "A cognitive neural architecture as a robot controller." In Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, pp. 371-373. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013.
  • Z. Fountas, D. Gamez, A. K. Fidjeland, "A Neuronal Global Workspace for Human-like Control of a Computer Game Character", IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence and Games (CIG’11), Seoul, South Korea, 2011. (pdf)
  • “Search and Rescue Robotic Platform, development and implementation for the Robocup-Roborescue 2008 contest”, Demo Session, 3rd National Convention of Electrical and Computer Engineering Students, Thessaloniki, 2009. (pdf - Greek)
  • “RoboCupRescue 2008 - Robot League Team P.A.N.D.O.R.A. (Greece), Robotics Team”, 1st National Convention of Robotics, Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE-TCG), Athens, 2009. (pdf - Greek)
  • “Robotic arm 4 degrees of freedom, development and implementation for the tracking and movement of objects”, Demo session, 2nd National Convention of Electrical and Computer Engineering Students, Athens, 2008. (pdf - Greek)

Published abstracts and posters

  • Z. Fountas, M. Shanahan, "Assessing selectivity in the basal ganglia: the ‘gearbox’ hypothesis", Neuroscience 2014, San Diego, USA, 12-16 November 2016. (link)
  • Z. Fountas, P. Mediano, D. Bhowmik, "Brain Studio: A practical highperformance tool to design and simulate spiking neural networks", Neuroscience 2014, San Diego, USA, 12-16 November 2016. (link)
  • H. van Rijn, P. Mostert, P. Mediano, Z. Fountas, "The dopamine paradox in interval timing: how one neurotransmitter can both reset as well as modulate the clock", Neuroscience 2014, San Diego, USA, 12-16 November 2016. (link)
  • Z. Fountas, W. Roseboom, D. Bhowmik, K. Nikiforou and M. Shanahan, "Clockless biologically-plausible architecture for temporal perception using convolutional neural networks", Time in Tokyo: International Symposium on temporal perception and experience, Tokyo, Japan, 11-12 October 2016 (link)
  • Z. Fountas, M. Shanahan, “Phase offset of entrained cortical inputs influences selectivity in a neural model of the basal ganglia”, Neuroscience 2014, Washington, DC, USA, 15-19 November 2014. (Poster/pdf)
  • D. Gamez, Z. Fountas, M. Shanahan, A.K. Fidjeland, “A Cognitive System with a Neurally-Implemented Global Workspace”, 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, Vienna, Austria, 22-23 February 2012. (Poster/pdf)

Theses and technical reports

  • "Action selection in the rhythmic brain: The role of the basal ganglia and tremor", PhD Thesis, Imperial College London, 2016. (link)
  • "Spiking neural networks for human-like avatar control in a simulated environment", MSc Thesis, Imperial College London, 2011. (pdf)
  • "RoboCupRescue 2009 - Robot League Team P.A.N.D.O.R.A. (Greece)", 13th RoboCup World Championship and Symposium, Graz, Austria, June 14 - July 20, 2009. (TDP/pdf)
  • "RoboCupRescue 2008 - Robot League Team P.A.N.D.O.R.A. (Greece)", 12th RoboCup World Championship and Symposium, Suzhou, China, July 14-20, 2008. (TDP/pdf)