Satohiro Tajima

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Satohiro Tajima
University of Geneva
Job title
Ph.D.(The University of Tokyo)
Other affiliation
Japan Science and Technology Agency
Twitter ID


Research areas: theoretical neuroscience / dynamical systems.
Topics: decision-making / natural statistics / consciousness.

Research Areas


Published Papers

Tajima S, Mita T, Bakkum DJ, Takahashi H, Toyoizumi T
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America      Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Kanai R
Neuroscience of Consciousness   3(1)    May 2017   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Koida K, Tajima CI, Suzuki H, Aihara K, Komatsu H
eLife   6    Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Okazawa G, Tajima S, Komatsu H
Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991)      Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Drugowitsch J, Pouget A
Nature communications   7 12400   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
Tajima CI, Tajima S, Koida K, Komatsu H, Aihara K, Suzuki H
Scientific reports   6 22536   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Yanagawa T, Fujii N, Toyoizumi T
PLoS computational biology   11(11) e1004537   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Komine K.
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing   24(3) 1115-1121   2015   [Refereed]
Okazawa G, Tajima S, Komatsu H.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America   112(4) E351-E360   2015   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Funatsu R, Nishida Y.
Signal Processing   97 262-268   2014   [Refereed]
Tajima S.
Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics   87(4)    2013   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Komine K.
Proceedings of the International Display Workshops   3 1402-1403   2012   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Watanabe M.
Neural Networks   24(2) 148-158   2011   [Refereed]
Imai C, Tajima S, Aihara K, Suzuki H.
Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium on Artificial Life and Robotics, AROB 16th '11   350-353   2011   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Takemura H, Murakami I, Okada M.
Neural Computation   22(10) 2586-2614   2010   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Okada M
PloS one   5(3) e9704   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Watanabe M, Imai C, Ueno K, Asamizuya T, Sun P, Tanaka K, Cheng K.
Journal of Neuroscience   30(9) 3264-3270   2010   [Refereed]
Tajima S, Inoue M, Okada M.
Journal of the Physical Society of Japan   77(5)    2008   [Refereed]


特願2016-82809 : Cognitive-state estimation system and cognitive-state estimation method
Ryota Kanai, Satohiro Tajima
特願2013-156743 : Apparatus and program for color information completion
Satohiro Tajima
特許6088344 : Imaging apparatus and denoising program
Satohiro Tajima
特願2013-76882 : Apparatus for slant-degree estimation, apparatus for MTF measurement, program for slant-degree estimation, and program for MTF measurement
Satohiro Tajima
特願2013-37560 : Apparatus and programs for video-texture transformation, the transform parameter generation
Satohiro Tajima
特願2012-006258 : Video processing apparatus and program
Satohiro Tajima

Conference Activities & Talks

Consciousness as embedding: untangling brain-wide dynamics in consciousness by cross-embedding [Invited]
Satohiro Tajima
ASSC William James Prize Plenary Lecture, Buenos Aires, Argentina   14 Jun 2016   
Neuro-embedology [Invited]
Satohiro Tajima
Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, Brighton, UK   13 Jan 2016   
Untangling complex brain dynamics [Invited]
Satohiro Tajima
BLSC Seminar Series, The University of Electro-Communications   17 Jul 2015   
Neuroembedology: dynamical relation reflects network structures [Invited]
Satohiro Tajima
CiNet Seminar   6 Feb 2014   
Discriminating natural image statistics from neuronal population codes [Invited]
Satohiro Tajima
Department Open Seminar, The National Institute for Physiological Sciences   29 Nov 2010   

Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2016
PRESTO Researcher, JST
Nov 2014
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neuroscience, University of Geneva
Nov 2014
Visiting Scientist, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN
Apr 2014
Oct 2014
Research Fellow (PD), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Aug 2013
Oct 2014
Postdoc/Visiting Researcher, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN
Jul 2012
Jul 2013
NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories
Apr 2009
Jul 2012
NHK Nagano Station


Apr 2007
Mar 2009
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2003
Mar 2007
Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Jun 2016
William James Prize, Association for Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC)
Jun 2016
Microsoft Japan Award, Leave-a-Nest Research Grant
Feb 2016
Travel Grant Award for high reviewer ranking of abstract, Computational and Systems Neuroscience (COSYNE)
Apr 2012
Special Prize, NHK, 65th Kanto-Koshinetsu Technical Report Session
Jun 2011
Special Prize, NHK, 64th Kanto-Koshinetsu Technical Report Session

Research Grants & Projects

Large-scale neurodynamical topology and its clinical applications
JST: PRESTO (Collaborative mathematics for real world issues)
Project Year: Oct 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Satohiro Tajima
Theory and method development for effective broadcasting video productions based on natural image statistics and vision science
Hoso Bunka Foundation: 
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Satohiro Tajima
Microsoft Japan Award
Leave-a-Nest Reseach Grant
Project Year: 2016       Investigator(s): Satohiro Tajima
Grant-in-Aid for Postdoctoral Fellow
Project Year: 2014       Investigator(s): Satohiro Tajima