Benjamin Auffarth

Postdoctoral fellow

Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (F.O.R.T.H), Institute of Molecular Biology and

City
Heraklion, Greece
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
dendritic processing, olfaction, cognitive neuroscience, computational data analysis, learning and memory, biomedical image analysis
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Benjamin Auffarth has graduated with PhD degree from KTH Royal Technical University in Stockholm, Sweden with a thesis on machine learning methods and the early vertebrate olfactory system. He holds a BSc degree in Cognitive Science and a MSc degree in Artificial Intelligence.
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Publications

  • Statistical analysis of the spatial representation for odor attractiveness in the rat olfactory bulb

    Auffarth B

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  • Understanding smell – the olfactory stimulus problem

    Auffarth B

    Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews (2013)

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  • Investigation into differences of monkey and human eye movements

    Auffarth B

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  • Machine Learning Techniques with Specific Application to the Early Olfactory System

    Auffarth B

    Program (2012)

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  • Feature Selection in Classification of Biomedical High-Resolution Micro-CT Images

    Auffarth B

    Outlook (2007)

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  • Activity-dependent memory organization in the early mammalian olfactory pathway for decorrelation, noise reduction, and sparseness-enhancement

    Auffarth B

    BMC Neuroscience (2011)

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  • Map formation in the olfactory bulb by axon guidance of olfactory neurons

    Auffarth B, Kaplan B, Lansner A

    Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience (2011)

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  • Continuous spatial representations in the olfactory bulb may reflect perceptual categories

    Auffarth B, Gutierrez-Galvez A, Marco S

    Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience (2011)

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  • Agent Language Analysis : 3-APL

    Napagao S, Auffarth B, Ramirez N

    Gaia Ecological Perspectives For Science And Society (2007)

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  • Study of feature selection to learn SVM models useful for extracting ACE mentions of relations

    Ramirez N, Benjamin Auffarth, Langa S

    Methods (2007)

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  • An Implementation of Auctions in 3APL

    Ramirez N, Auffarth B, Napagao S

    Methodology (2007)

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  • Statistical analysis of coding for molecular properties in the olfactory bulb.

    Auffarth B, Gutierrez-Galvez A, Marco S

    Frontiers in systems neuroscience (2011)

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  • Hopfield networks in relevance and redundancy feature selection applied to classification of biomedical high-resolution micro-CT images

    Auffarth B, Lopez-Sanchez M, Cerquides J

    Advances in Data Mining. Medical Applications, E-Commerce, Marketing, and Theoretical Aspects (2008)

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  • Clustering by a genetic algorithm with biased mutation operator

    Auffarth B

    IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (2010)

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  • An artificial system for visual perception in autonomous robots

    Auffarth B, Muto Y, Kunii Y

    2005 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Engineering Systems, 2005. INES '05. (2005)

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  • Spectral Graph Clustering

    Auffarth B

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  • How to Build a Linux Cluster for Scientific Computing

    Auffarth B

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  • Cluster Analysis of the Rat Olfactory Bulb Activity in Response to Different Odorants

    Falasconi M, Gutierrez-Galvez A, Auffarth B, Sberveglieri G, Marco S

    Olfaction and Electronic Nose: Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose (2009)

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  • Comparison of Redundancy and Relevance Measures for Feature Selection in Tissue Classification of CT images

    Auffarth B, Lopez-Sanchez M, Cerquides J

    Advances in Data Mining - Applications in Medicine, Web Mining, Marketing, Image and Signal Mining (2010)

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  • System for Automated Assistance in Correction of Programming Exercises

    Auffarth B, Lopez-Sanchez M, Jordi Campos i Miralles, Anna Puig

    V International Congress University Teaching and Innovation (2008)

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  • Hopfield Networks in Relevance and Redundancy Feature Selection Applied to Classification of Biomedical High-Resolution Micro-CT Images

    Auffarth B, Lopez M, Cerquides J

    Advances in data mining: medical applications, e-commerce, marketing, and theoretical aspects (2008)

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  • Relevance and Loci of Odorant Features in the Rat Olfactory Bulb - Statistical Methods for Understanding Olfactory Codes in Glomerular Images

    Auffarth B, Gutierrez-Galvez A, Marco S

    BIOSIGNALS 2010 - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (2010)

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Professional experience

Postdoctoral fellow

Foundation of Research and Technology-Hellas (F.O.R.T.H), Institute of Molecular Biology and

December 2012 - Present

Research associate

Freie Universitaet Berlin

May 2012 - November 2012 (6 months)

PhD student

KTH, CSC

July 2011 - February 2012 (7 months)

Research engineer

KTH, CSC

July 2010 - October 2011 (1 year 3 months)

research assistant

Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia

February 2008 - February 2010 (2 years)

research assistent

Departament de Matemàtica Aplicada i Anàlisi, Universitat de Barcelona

February 2007 - December 2007 (10 months)

research assistent

Chuo University

October 2004 - September 2005 (11 months)

Education history

KTH, CSC

PhD

July 2011 - February 2012 (7 months)

University of Barcelona

MSc Artificial Intelligence

October 2006 - December 2007 (1 year 2 months)

Universität Osnabrück - University of Osnabrueck

BSc Cognitive Science

October 2001 - September 2006 (4 years 11 months)