Selected Papers

A neuromorphic network for generic multivariate data classification.
Schmuker M, Pfeil T, Nawrot MP (2014).
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 111(6):2081-2086. abstract | PDF + SI (Open Access)

Automatic Segmentation of Odour Maps in the Mouse Olfactory Bulb using regularized Non-negative Matrix Factorization.
Soelter J, Schumacher J, Spors H, Schmuker M (2014).
NeuroImage 98:279-288. abstract | PDF (Open Access)

Physicochemical vs. vibrational descriptors for prediction of odor receptor responses.
Gabler S, Soelter J, Hussain T, Sachse S and Schmuker M (2013).
Molecular Informatics 32(9-10):855-865. Abstract | PDF (at publisher's site)
| supplementary web app

Processing and classification of chemical data inspired by insect olfaction.
Schmuker M, Schneider G (2007).
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 104:20285-20289. Full text | PDF (Open Access)

Predicting olfactory receptor neuron responses from odorant structure.
Schmuker M, de Bruyne M, Hähnel M and Schneider, G (2007).
Chemistry Central Journal, 1:11. Full text | PDF (Open Access)

Exploiting plume structure to decode gas source distance using metal-oxide sensors.
Schmuker M, Bahr V, and Huerta R (2016).Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 235:636-646.
Full Text at publisher's site | Accepted manuscript at ArXiv.org (free)


Peer-reviewed articles (23)

2017

Predicting voluntary movements from motor cortical activity with neuromorphic hardware
Lungu I, Riehle A, Nawrot M P, and Schmuker M (2017).
IBM J Res Dev. 61(2):5:1-5:12. IEEE Xplore | PDF preprint 

2016

Exploiting plume structure to decode gas source distance using metal-oxide sensors.
Schmuker M, Bahr V, and Huerta R (2016).
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 235:636-646. Full Text at publisher's site | Accepted manuscript at ArXiv.org (free)

Classifying continuous, real-time e-nose sensor data using a bio-inspired spiking network modelled on the insect olfactory system.
Diamond A, Schmuker M, Berna A Z, Trowell S, and Nowotny T (2016).
Bioinspir. Biomim. 11:026002. Full Text | PDF (Open Access).

Comparing Neuromorphic Solutions in Action: Implementing a Bio-Inspired Solution to a Benchmark Classification Task on Three Parallel-Computing Platforms.
Diamond A, Nowotny T, and Schmuker M (2016).
Front. Neurosci. 9:491 Full Text | PDF (Open Access).

2015

A Probabilistic Model for Estimating the Depth and Threshold Temperature of C-fiber Nociceptors.
Dezhdar T, Moshourab RA, Fründ I, Lewin GR, and Schmuker M (2015).
Scientific Reports 5:17670. Full Text | PDF (Open Access).

2014

Decoding odor quality and intensity in the Drosophila brain.
A. Strutz, J. Soelter, A. Baschwitz, A. Farhan, V. Grabe, J. Rybak, M. Knaden, M. Schmuker, B. S. Hansson, and S. Sachse (2014).
Elife 3:e04147. Full text | PDF (Open Access).

Automatic Segmentation of Odour Maps in the Mouse Olfactory Bulb using regularized Non-negative Matrix Factorization.
Soelter J, Schumacher J, Spors H, Schmuker M (2014).
NeuroImage 98:279-288. abstract | PDF (Open Access).

A neuromorphic network for generic multivariate data classification.
Schmuker M, Pfeil T, Nawrot MP (2014).
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 111(6):2081-2086. abstract | PDF + SI (Open Access).

2013

Improving odor classification through self-organized lateral inhibition in a spiking olfaction-inspired network.
Kasap B and Schmuker M (2013).
Proceedings of the 6th International IEEE Conference on Neural Engineering (NER2013), Nov. 6-8, San Diego, CA, USA. abstract | PDF

Physicochemical vs. vibrational descriptors for prediction of odor receptor responses.
Gabler S, Soelter J, Hussain T, Sachse S and Schmuker M (2013).
Molecular Informatics 32(9-10):855-865. Abstract | PDF (at publisher's site) | supplementary web app

Six networks on a universal neuromorphic computing substrate.
Pfeil T, Grübl A, Jeltsch S, Müller E, Müller P, Petrovici MA, Schmuker M, Brüderle D, Schemmel J and Meier K (2013).
Frontiers in Neuroscience 7:11. Abstract | Full Text | PDF | prepub on ArXiv (Open Access)

2011

Parallel representation of stimulus identity and intensity in a dual pathway model inspired by the olfactory system of the honeybee.
Schmuker M, Yamagata N, Nawrot M and Menzel R (2011).
Frontiers in Neuroengineering 4:17. Abstract | PDF (Open Access)

The Similarity between Odors and Their Binary Mixtures in Drosophila.
Eschbach C, Vogt K, Schmuker M, Gerber B (2011).
Chemical Senses
36:613-621. Abstract | Full Text | PDF (Open Access)

A spiking neuron classifier network with a deep architecture inspired by the olfactory system of the honeybee.
Häusler C, Nawrot M P and Schmuker M (2011).
Proc. 5th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, April 27 - May 01 2011, Cancun, Mexico. IEEE Xplore | PDF

A Behavioral Odor Similarity "Space" in Larval Drosophila.
Chen Y-C, Mishra D, Schmitt L, Schmuker M and Gerber B (2011).
Chemical Senses, 36:223-235. Full text | PDF (Open Access)

2009

Differential odor processing in two olfactory pathways in the honeybee.
Yamagata N, Schmuker M, Szyszka P, Mizunami M and Menzel R (2009).
Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 3:16. Full text | PDF (Open Access)

2008

A network model for learning-induced changes in odor representation in the antennal lobe,
Schmuker M, Weidert M and Menzel R (2008).
In Proceedings of the second french conference on Computational Neuroscience (Neurocomp08), Marseille, Laurent U. Perrinet and Emmanuel Daucé (ed.). PDF | HAL (Open Access)

2007

Processing and classification of chemical data inspired by insect olfaction.
Schmuker M, Schneider G (2007).
Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
, 104:20285-20289. Full text | PDF (Open Access)

Predicting olfactory receptor neuron responses from odorant structure.
Schmuker M, de Bruyne M, Hähnel M and Schneider, G (2007).
Chemistry Central Journal, 1:11. Full text | PDF (Open Access)

Searching for drug scaffolds with 3D pharmacophores and neural network ensembles.
Renner S, Hechenberger M, Noeske T, Böcker A, Jatzke C, Schmuker M, Parsons CG, Weil T and Schneider G (2007).
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 46(28):5336-5339. Abstract | PDF (at publisher's site)

SOMMER: Self-Organising Maps for Education and Research.
Schmuker M, Schwarte F, Brück A, Proschak E, Tanrikulu Y, Givehchi A, Scheiffele K and Schneider G (2007).
Journal of Molecular Modeling,
13(1):225-228. SpringerLink | PubMed

2006

Optimized Particle Swarm Optimization (OPSO) and its application to artificial neural network training.
Meissner M, Schmuker M and Schneider G (2006).
BMC Bioinformatics
, 7:125. Full Text | PDF (Open Access)

2004

Impact of different software implementations on the performance of the Maxmin method for diverse subset selection.
Schmuker M, Givehchi A, Schneider G (2004).
Molecular Diversity 8(4):421-425. PubMed | SpringerLink

2001

Deciphering apicoplast targeting signals - feature extraction from nuclear-encoded precursors of Plasmodium falciparum apicoplast proteins.
Zuegge J, Ralph S, Schmuker M, McFadden GI, Schneider G (2001).
Gene 280(1-2):19-26. PubMed | Full Text at publisher's site

Book chapter

Schmuker M and Schneider G (2011): Brain-like processing and classification of chemical data: an approach inspired by the sense of smell. In Chemoinformatics and advanced machine learning perspectives, Lodhi H and Yamanishi Y  (ed.), IGI Global, Hershey PA, USA. Google Books | Publisher's site

PhD thesis

Schmuker M (2007): Analysis of Coding Principles in the Olfactory System and their Application in Cheminformatics. PhD Thesis, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany. URN: urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-53163PDF (2.2 MB)

Diploma thesis

Schmuker M (2003): Modeling homogeneity detection with spiking neurons in primate visual cortex. Diploma Thesis, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. pdf (1.4 MB)

 

About BioMachineLearning

I'm a Senior Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire, School of Computer Science.

Research interests and skills

  • Sensory computation and neuromorphic computing
  • Olfaction, chemical sensing, electronic nose technology
  • Data analytics in life science and biotechnology

I do some coding (github) and publish my research (google scholar).

Contact

Dr. phil. nat. Michael Schmuker
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University of Hertfordshire
School of Computer Science
College Lane, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AB
United Kingdom