Department of Mathematics, HKUST  

  HU, Yu   胡禹

  PhD Univ of Washington

Office: Room 3443  

Telephone: 7415  

Email: mahy@ust.hk  

URL:
https://www.math.hkust.edu.hk/~mahy   
  Assistant Professor

Teaching

  • MATH2411  Applied Statistics

Research Interests

  • Theoretical and computational neuroscience; graph motifs and network dynamics; modeling and analysis for large scale neuroscience data

       Selected Publications

Full Publication List [HKUST Scholarly Publications]  

Article   

  1. Brainwide Organization of Neuronal Activity and Convergent Sensorimotor Transformations in Larval Zebrafish
    • Author(s): Chen Xiuye; Mu, Yu; Hu, Yu; Kuan, Aaron T.; Nikitchenko, Maxim; Randlett, Owen; Sompolinsky, Haim; Engert, Florian; Ahrens, Misha B.
    • Source: Neuron, v. 100, (4), November 2018, p. 876-890.e5
    • Year: 2018

  2. Feedback Through Graph Motifs Relates Structure and Function in Complex Networks
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu PHYS; Brunton, Steven L.; Cain, Nicholas; Mihalas, Stefan; Kutz, J. Nathan; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: Physical Review E, v. 98, (6), December 2018, article number 062312
    • Year: 2018

  3. Brainwide Organization of Neuronal Activity and Convergent Sensorimotor Transformations in Larval Zebrafish
    • Author(s): Chen Xiuye; Mu, Yu; Hu, Yu; Kuan, Aaron T.; Nikitchenko, Maxim; Randlett, Owen; Sompolinsky, Haim; Engert, Florian; Ahrens, Misha B.
    • Source: Neuron, v. 100, (4), November 2018, p. 876-890.e5
    • Year: 2018

  4. Feedback Through Graph Motifs Relates Structure and Function in Complex Networks
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu PHYS; Brunton, Steven L.; Cain, Nicholas; Mihalas, Stefan; Kutz, J. Nathan; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: Physical Review E, v. 98, (6), December 2018, article number 062312
    • Year: 2018

  5. From the Statistics of Connectivity to the Statistics of Spike Times in Neuronal Networks
    • Author(s): Ocker, Gabriel Koch; Hu, Yu; Buice, Michael A.; Doiron, Brent; Josic, Kresimir; Rosenbaum, Robert; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: Current Opinion in Neurobiology. , v. 46, October 2017, p. 109-119
    • Year: 2017

  6. From the Statistics of Connectivity to the Statistics of Spike Times in Neuronal Networks
    • Author(s): Ocker, Gabriel Koch; Hu, Yu; Buice, Michael A.; Doiron, Brent; Josic, Kresimir; Rosenbaum, Robert; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: Current Opinion in Neurobiology, v. 46, October 2017, p. 109-119
    • Year: 2017

  7. The Sign Rule and Beyond: Boundary Effects, Flexibility, and Noise Correlations in Neural Population Codes
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Zylberberg, Joel; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: PLoS Computational Biology. , v. 10, (2), February 2014, article number e1003469
    • Year: 2014

  8. Local Paths to Global Coherence: Cutting Networks Down to Size
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Trousdale, James; Josic, Kresimir; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: Physical Review E. , v. 89, (3), March 20147, article number 032802
    • Year: 2014

  9. Local Paths to Global Coherence: Cutting Networks Down to Size
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Trousdale, James; Josic, Kresimir; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: Physical Review E, v. 89, (3), March 20147, article number 032802
    • Year: 2014

  10. The Sign Rule and Beyond: Boundary Effects, Flexibility, and Noise Correlations in Neural Population Codes
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Zylberberg, Joel; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: PLoS Computational Biology, v. 10, (2), February 2014, article number e1003469
    • Year: 2014

  11. Motif Statistics and Spike Correlations in Neuronal Networks
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Trousdale, James; Josic, Kresimir; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment. , v. 2013, (3), March 2013, article number P03012
    • Year: 2013

  12. A Generative Spike Train Model With Time-structured Higher Order Correlations
    • Author(s): Trousdale, James; Hu, Yu; Shea-Brown, Eric; Josic, Kresimir
    • Source: Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, v. 7, (JUN), June 2013, article number UNSP 84
    • Year: 2013

  13. Motif Statistics and Spike Correlations in Neuronal Networks
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Trousdale, James; Josic, Kresimir; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, v. 2013, (3), March 2013, article number P03012
    • Year: 2013

  14. Impact of Network Structure and Cellular Response on Spike Time Correlations
    • Author(s): Trousdale, James; Hu, Yu; Shea-Brown, Eric; Josic, Kresimir
    • Source: PLoS Computational Biology. , v. 8, (3), March 2012, article number e1002408
    • Year: 2012

  15. Impact of Network Structure and Cellular Response on Spike Time Correlations
    • Author(s): Trousdale, James; Hu, Yu; Shea-Brown, Eric; Josic, Kresimir
    • Source: PLoS Computational Biology, v. 8, (3), March 2012, article number e1002408
    • Year: 2012

Conference paper   

  1. The spectrum of covariance matrices of randomly connected recurrent neuronal networks
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Sompolinsky, Haim
    • Source: , Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne) 2021, Online, 23-26 February 2021
    • Year: 2021

  2. Understanding Functional Clusters in the Larval Zebrash Brain Using Neural Circuit Models
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Chen Xiuye; Mu, Yu; Aaron T Kuan; Max Nikitchenko; Owen Randlett; A. Schier; F. Engert; M.B. Ahrens,; Haim Sompolinsky
    • Source: Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne 2018), Colorado, USA, 1-4 March 2018
    • Year: 2018

  3. Understanding Functional Clusters in the Larval Zebrash Brain Using Neural Circuit Models
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Chen Xiuye; Mu, Yu; Aaron T Kuan; Max Nikitchenko; Owen Randlett; A. Schier; F. Engert; M.B. Ahrens,; Haim Sompolinsky
    • Source: , Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne 2018), Colorado, USA, 1-4 March 2018
    • Year: 2018

  4. Poster: Low dimensional structures in local variability in a multi-scale neural circuit model
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Haim Sompolinsky
    • Source: , Sloan-Swartz Meeting for Computational Neuroscience 2016, Pasadena, CA, 2016
    • Year: 2016

  5. Brain-wide Mapping of Functional Neuron Groups in Larval Zebrash
    • Author(s): Chen, Xiuye; Mu, Yu; Hu, Yu; J. Wittenbach; J. Freeman; F. Engert; M. Ahrens
    • Source: , SfN Neuroscience Meeting 2015., Chicago, 2015
    • Year: 2015

  6. Poster:from Structure to Dynamics: Motif Cumulant Expansion for Higher-order Correlations
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; K. Josic; Shea-Brown, Eric; M. Buice
    • Source: , Cosyne 2015, Salt Lake City, 2015
    • Year: 2015

  7. Poster: How Connectivity Motifs Can Shape Signal Filtering in Recurrent Neural Networks
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Steven L. Brunton; J. Nathan Kutz; E. Shea-Brown
    • Source: , Bernstein Conference 2014, Germany, 2014
    • Year: 2014

  8. Poster: the Sign Rule and Beyond: Boundary Effects, Flexibility, and Noise Correlations in Population Codes
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Zylberberg, Joel; Shea-Brown, Eric
    • Source: , Cosyne 2014, Salt Lake City, 2014
    • Year: 2014

  9. Poster: How Connectivity Motifs Impact Collective Spiking in Neural Circuits
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Trousdale, James; Steven L. Brunton; J. Nathan Kutz; Josic, Kresimir; Eric Shea-Brown
    • Source: , SfN Neuroscience Meeting 2013, San Diego, California, 2013
    • Year: 2013

  10. Poster: Consistency Requirements Determine Optimal Noise Correlations in Neural Populations
    • Author(s): Joel Zylberberg; Maxwell Turner; Hu, Yu; Jon Cafaro; Greg Schwartz; Fred Rieke; Eric Shea-Brown
    • Source: , CNS 2013, Paris, 2013
    • Year: 2013

  11. Poster: Network motif statistics and collective spiking in neuronal networks
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Trousdale, James; Josic, Kresimir; Eric Shea-Brown
    • Source: , Cosyne 2013, Salt Lake City , 2013
    • Year: 2013

  12. Poster: Motif Statistics and Spike Correlations in Neuronal Networks
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; James Trousdale; Kresimir Josic; Eric Shea-Brown
    • Source: , CNS 2012, USA, 2012
    • Year: 2012

Preprint   

  1. Invariances in a Combinatorial Olfactory Receptor Code
    • Author(s): Hu, Yu; Guangwei Si; Jessleen K. Kanwal; Christopher J. Tabone; Jacob Baron; Matthew E. Berck; Gaetan Vignoud; Aravinthan D. T. Samuel
    • Source: ,
    • Year: 2017