M.Sc. Mohsen Firouzi

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Technical University of Munich

Assistant Professorship of Neuroscientific System Theory (Prof. Conradt)

Postal address

Karlstraße 45-47
80333 München

  • Phone: +49 (89) 289 - 26913

Office Hours

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Short Biography

Research Interests

  • Multisensory and Sensorimotor integration 
  • Optimal sensory perception and Attention
  • Computational Cognitive Neurodynamics
  • Distributed Information Processing


Poster presentation:

  • M. Firouzi, Glasauer, S, C. Axenie, J. Conradt,"Causal Bayesian Inference in hierarchical distributed computation in the Cortex, towards a neural model", Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience, Heidelberg, 2015 (URL)
  • M. Firouzi, C. Axenie, J. Conradt,"Multi-sensory cue integration with reliability encoding, using Line Attractor Dynamics, searching for optimality", Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience, Göttingen, 2014 (PDF)
  • M. Firouzi, C. Axenie, S. Glasauer, J. Conradt, “A Flexible Framework for Cue Integration by Line Attraction Dynamics and Divisive Normalization“, BCCN Sparks workshop, Munich, 2-4 Dec 2013. (PDF 817 KB)
  • C. Axenie, M. Firouzi, J. Conradt, "Multisensory Integration Network for Mobile Robot Self-motion Estimation", Bernstein Conference on Computational Neuroscience, Tübingen, 2013. (PDF)

Journal Papers:

  •  Firouzi M, Conradt J, "Asynchronous Event-based Cooperative Stereo Matching Using Neuromorphic Silicon Retinas", Neural Processing Letters, April 2016, Volume 43, Issue 2, pp 311–326 [IF: 1.747 - 2016]
  • Firouzi M, Shouraki S B, Esmaili Paeen Afrakuti I,  "Pattern Analysis by Active Learning Method Classifier", Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, Volume 26, Number 1, January 2014, pp 49-62 (PDF - 812KB) [IF: 1.812 - 2014]
  • Ghazanfari A, Mokhtari A, Firouzi M, "Simple Voltage Balancing Approach for CHB Multilevel Inverter Considering Low Harmonic Content Based on a Hybrid Optimal Modulation Strategy", IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, Vol.27. Issue.4, Oct 2012, pp. 2150 - 2158, Xplore, [IF: 1.657 - 2012]
  • Zakerzadeh M R, Firouzi M, Sayyaadi H, Shouraki S B, "Hysteresis Nonlinearity Identification Using New Preisach Based Artificial Neural Network Approach", Journal of Applied Mathematics, Special Issue on Qualitative Analysis of Dynamic Activity Patterns in Neural Networks, March 2011, pp. 51-72, (PDF - 2.8MB), [IF: 0.701 - 2011]

Peer reviewed conference Papers:

  • Firouzi, M.; Glasauer, S.; Conradt, J.: Flexible Cue Integration by Line Attraction Dynamics and Divisive Normalization. International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN), Hamburg, Germany, Sept 2014, 691-698, PDF
  • Firouzi, M.; Shouraki, S.B.; Conradt, J.: Sensorimotor Control Learning using a New Adaptive Spiking Neuro-Fuzzy Machine, Spike-IDS and STDP. International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN), Hamburg, Germany, Sept 2014, 379-386, PDF
  • Firouzi M, Shouraki S B, Rostami M Gh"Spiking Neural Network Ink Drop Spread, Spike-IDS", Advances in Cognitive Neurodynamics III, Springer, January 2013, Proc. of 3rd International Conference on Cognitive Neurodynamics (ICCN2011), Hokkaido, Japan, June 2011, [Awarded as Young Researcher Travel Award - RIKEN].
  • Haghighat B, Shouraki S B, Firouzi M, "A Novel Method for Function Approximation in Reinforcement Learning", Proc. of CICIS'12, IASBS, Zanjan, Iran, 20-31 May, 2012
  • Firouzi M, Shouraki S B, Tabandeh M, Mousavi S H R, "A novel pipeline architecture of Replacing Ink Drop Spread", Proc. of Second Word Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing, 15-17 December 2010, Kitakyushu, Japan pp 127 133. IEEE Xplore.
  • Zakerzadeh M R, Firouzi M, Sayyaadi H, Shouraki S B, "Hysteresis identification of Shape Memory Alloy Actuators using a novel Artificial Neural Network based Preisach Model", Proc. of ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Vol.1, PP 653-660, Sept 28-Oct 1 2010, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, (ASME index).
  • Firouzi M, Ghomi Rostami M, Shouraki S B, and Iloukhani M, "A Novel Preisach Based Neural Network Approach to Hysteresis Non-Linearity Modeling", 2010 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing, ICAI'10 Section, 12-15 July 2010, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA pp 299-305, SCOPUS

Supervision / Tutor

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MA: Bayesian Computation in Recurrent Neural Circuits, a Neuro-Control Approach Thomas Larasser 2017
BA: Evaluation and validation of a motion-cued attention network using a Robot-Head platform Ahmet Koyuncu 2016
HS: Comparison of Neuromorphic Event-Based Auditory Systems Fabiola Schöller 2016
PP: 2-DOF Ball Balancer Andreas Stückl, Michael Meyer, Sebastian Schelle 2016
BA: Event-Based Stereovision with Spiking Neural Networks (extern) Georgi Dikov 2016
HS: Construction of the 3D-world in the brain Simon Bilgeri 2016
PP: Motions estimation using a recurrent neural network to enhance attention Mingpan Guo, Christoph Allig, Takuro Takazawa 2015
HS: The role of Cortical Interneurons in cortical activity regulation and cortical development Jakob Zietsch 2015
PP: Modification of Mechanics of 6 DoF Robot Head Menelik Vero, Dominic Angerer 2015
BA: Stimulus-Driven visual attention Michael Truong Le 2014
HS: Self-Organizing Recurrent Neural Networks Antoine Miguet 2014
PP: Automatic Event Rate Control for eDVS Kaspar Hitzelberger, Ming Xue 2013