Pattern Recognition in Neuroimaging Course at HBM'17: Mapping Activation Patterns Across Individuals
  • Programme
  • Slides for the tutorial on mapping activation patterns across individuals by Georg Langs are available here: slides
  • Code written by Satrajit Ghosh for the alignment of functional networks is available here: git
  • Code for hyperalignment by Yaroslav Halchenko here: url

Reading list for the course on mapping activation patterns across individuals:

Mapping based on response patterns:

  • J. V. Haxby, J. S. Guntupalli, A. C. Connolly, Y. O. Halchenko, B. R. Conroy, M. I. Gobbini, M. Hanke, and P. J. Ramadge, “A Common, High-Dimensional Model of the Representational Space in Human Ventral Temporal Cortex,” Neuron, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 404–416, Oct. 2011.

Mapping based on intrinsic functional connectivity patterns:

  • K.H. Nenning, H. Liuc, S. Ghoshd, M. Sabuncu, E. Schwartz, G. Langs. Diffeomorphic Functional Brain Surface Alignment: Functional Demons. in NeuroImage (2017)
  • G. Langs, Y. Tie, L. Rigolo, A. Golby, and P. Golland, “Functional Geometry Alignment and Localization of Brain Areas,” Advances in neural information processing systems NIPS, vol. 23, pp. 1225–1233, 2010.
  • G. Langs, A. Sweet, D. Lashkari, Y. Tie, L. Rigolo, A. J. Golby, and P. Golland, “Decoupling function and anatomy in atlases of functional connectivity patterns: Language mapping in tumor patients.,” NeuroImage, vol. 103, pp. 462–475, Dec. 2014.
  • Conroy, B. R., Singer, B. D., Guntupalli, J. S. , Ramadge, P. J. and Haxby, J. V. (2013). Inter-subject alignment of human cortical anatomy using functional connectivity. NeuroImage, 81, 400-411.
  • Wang D, Buckner RL, Fox MD, Holt DJ, Holmes AJ, Stoecklein S, Langs G, Pan R, Qian T, Li K, Baker JT. Parcellating cortical functional networks in individuals. Nature Neuroscience; 2015.

Multimodal mapping

  •  Robinson, E. C., Jbabdi, S., Glasser, M. F., Andersson, J., Burgess, G. C., Harms, M. P., et al. (2014). MSM: A new flexible framework for Multimodal Surface Matching. NeuroImage, 100(C), 414–426. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.05.069


  • R. L. Buckner and F. M. Krienen, The evolution of distributed association networks in the human brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 648–665, 2013.
  • R. R. Coifman and S. Lafon, “Diffusion maps,” Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 5–30, 2006.
  • J. Hill, T. Inder, J. Neil, D. Dierker, J. Harwell, and D. van Essen, “Similar patterns of cortical expansion during human development and evolution,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 107, no. 29, pp. 13135–13140, 2010.
  • A Jakab, E Schwartz, G Kasprian, G M. Gruber, D Prayer, V Schöpf, and G Langs. Fetal functional imaging portrays heterogeneous development of emerging human brain networks. Frontiers in human neuroscience 8 (2014).
  • S. Mueller, D. Wang, M. D. Fox, B. T. T. Yeo, J. Sepulcre, M. R. Sabuncu, R. Shafee, J. Lu, and H. Liu, “Individual Variability in Functional Connectivity Architecture of the Human Brain,” Neuron, vol. 77, no. 3, pp. 586–595, Feb. 2013.
  • R. Rosales and B. Frey, “Learning generative models of similarity matrices,” presented at the Proceedings of the Nineteenth conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence, 2002, pp. 485–492.
  • J. Sepulcre, H. Liu, T. Talukdar, I. Martincorena, B. Yeo, and O. Sporns, “The Organization of Local and Distant Functional Connectivity in the Human Brain,” PLoS Comput Biol, vol. 6, no. 6, p. e1000808, 2010.
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