Journal Publications (Peer Review)

  • Shirakawa T, Niizato T, Sato H, Ohno R. Biased Lévy-walk pattern in the exploratory behavior of the Physarum plasmodium. Bio Systems. 182 52-58   (2019)

  • Sonoda K, Murakami H, Niizato T, Tomaru T, Nishiyama Y, Gunji YP. Propagating wave based on transition of interaction within animal group. Bio Systems  185 104019 (2019)

  • Takayuki Niizato, Hisashi Murakami. Entangled time in flocking: Multi-time-scale interaction reveals emergence of inherent noise. PLOS ONE. PLoS ONE 13 (4): e0195988. (2018)

  • Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji. Emergence of a coherent and cohesive swarm based on mutual anticipation. Scientific Report. 7:46447. (2017)

  • Kohei Sonoda, Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji. Field of safe travel in swarm. Artificial Life and Robotics 21(4) 379-383 (2016)

  • Takenori Tomaru, Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Yuta Nishiyama, Kohei Sonoda, Toru Moriyama, Yukio-Pegio Gunji. Information transfer in a swarm of soldier crabs. Artificial Life and Robotics 21(2) 177-180 (2016)

  • 新里高行, 村上久, 三具和希, 都丸武宣, 西山 雄大, 園田耕平, 郡司ペギオ幸夫「少数個体の鮎(Plecoglossus altivelis)が形成する群れとその個体数による振る舞いの変化」計測自動制御学会論文集 第52巻5号 pp.257-263, (2016)

  • Takayuki Niizato. Weak Identity from the Section-Retraction Perspective of Category Theory. Artificial Life and Robotics 20(2) 166-172 (2015)

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji. Ongoing Processes in a Fitness Network Model under Restricted Resources. PLOS ONE.  DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0127284 Published: May 18 (2015)

  • Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Takenori Tomaru, Yuta Nishiyama, Yukio-Pegio Gunji. Inherent noise appears as a Lévy walk in fish schools. Scientific Report. DOi: 10.1038/srep10605  Published 03 June (2015)

  • Hisashi Murakami,Takenori Tomaru, Takayuki Niizato, Yuta Nishiyama, Kohei Sonoda, Toru Moriyama, Yukio-Pegio Gunji. Collective behavior of soldier crab swarm in both ring- and round-shaped arenas. Artificial Life and Robotics 20: 315-319. (2015)

  • Hisashi Murakami,Takenori Tomaru,Yuta Nishiyama,Toru Moriyama, Takayuki Niizato,Yukio-Pegio Gunji. Emergent Runaway into an Avoidance Area in a Swarm of Soldier Crabs. PLOS ONE. 2014.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Hisashi Murakami, Yukio-Pegio Gunji. Emergence of Scale-Invariant Proportion in a Flock from Metric-Topological Interaction. Biosystems 119:62-68. 2014.

  • 新里高行. 忌避-誘引の両義性からなる多様な群れの構造. 人工知能学会論文誌 Vol. 29 No1. pp. 201-206. 2014.
    Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Interactions between species and environment through incomplete information. Biosystems, Volume 111, 145-155, 2013.

  • 村上久, 西山雄大, 新里高行, 榎本洸一郎, 戸田真志, 飯塚浩二郎,郡司ペギオ幸夫, 群れの維持・形成に寄与する内的ゆらぎ, 計測自動制御論文集, 49巻, 1号, 2013.

  • 新里高行, 郡司ペギオ幸夫, 群れの中のゆらぎの構造と運動的機能, 計測自動制御 論文集, 48巻, 6号, Pages 342-348. 2012.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Fluctuation-driven flocking movement in three dimensions and scale-free correlation PLoS One, Volume 7, Issue 5, E35615, 2012.

  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Yuta Nishiyama, Takenori Tomaru and Andrew Adamatzky, Robust swarm model based on mutual anticipation: swarm as a mobile network analyzed by rough set lattice International Journal of Artificial Life Research, Volume 3, Issue 1, Pages 45-58, 2012.

  • Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, A model of scale-free proportion based on mutual anticipation International Journal of Artificial Life Research, Volume 3, Issue 1, Pages 34-44, 2012.

  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Kohei Sonoda, and Andrew Adamatzky, Passively active – actively passive mutual anticipation in a communicative swarm Integral Biomathics. pp.169- 180. 2011.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Metric-topological interaction model of collective behavior Ecological Modelling, Volume 222, Issue 17, Pages 3041-3049, 2011.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Keeping and using criticality of internal fluctuations in flocks International Journal of Computing Anticipatory Systems (in Press), 2011. (Best Paper Award)

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Applying weak equivalence of categories between partial map and pointed set against changing the condition of 2-arms bandit problem Complexity, Volume 14, Issue 4, Pages 10-21, 2011.

  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Tomohiro Shirakawa, Takayuki Niizato, Masaki Yamachiyo, Iori Tani, An adaptive and robust biological network based on the vacant-particle transportation model Journal of Theoretical Biology, Volume 272, Issue 1, Pages 187-200, 7, 2011.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Tomohiro Shirakawa, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, A model of network formation by Physarum plasmodium: Interplay between cell mobility and morphogenesis Biosystems, Volume 100, Issue 2, Pages 108-112, 2010.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Imperfect identity of autonomous living system Biosystems, Volume 100, Issue 3, Pages 159-165, 2010.

  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Takayuki Niizato, Hisashi Murakami, Iori Tani, Typ-Ken(an almagam of type and token) drives inforsphere Knowledge Technology Policy , Volume: 23, Issue: 1-2, Pages 227-251, 2010.

  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Tomohiro Shirakawa, Takayuki Niizato, Taichi Haruna, Minimal model of a cell connecting amoebic motion and adaptive transport networks Journal of Theoretical Biology, Volume 253, Issue 4, Pages 659-667, 2008.

  • Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Tomohiro Shirakawa, Takayuki Niizato, Taichi Haruna, Balaz Igor Life driven by damaged damage Progress of Theoretical Physics. Supplement, Volume 173, Pages 26-37, 2008.

Conference Proceedings (Peer Review)

  • Niizato T., Murakami H., Sangu K., Tomaru T., Sonoda K., Nishiyama Y. and Gunji Y.P., “Local Perspectives of Plecoglossus altivelis Determine Searching Strategy” The 2nd International Symposium on Artificial, Biological and Bio-Inspired Intelligence, Rodos Palace Hotel, Rhodes, Greece, Sep. 21. (2016)

  • Takayuki Niizato, Hisashi Murakami, Kazuki Sangu, Takenori Tomaru, Yuta Nishiyama, Kohei Sonoda and Yukio Gunji.  Difference in the searching strategy of Plecoglossus altivelis between single individuals and groups. Proceedings of SWARM 2015: The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics. (2015)

  • Kohei Sonoda, Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Yukio Gunji. Field of Safe Travel in Swarm. Proceedings of SWARM 2015: The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics. (2015)

  • Hisashi Murakami, Takayuki Niizato, Takenori Tomaru, Yuta Nishiyama, and Yukio Gunji. Schooling fish change internal movement strategy due to their density. Proceedings of SWARM 2015: The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics. (2015)

  • Yukio Gunji, Hisashi Murakami, Takenori Tomaru, Takayuki Niizato. Following the Shadow beyond Pursuit and Escape Mechanism in the Swarm of Soldier Crabs. Proceedings of SWARM 2015: The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics. (2015)

  • Takayuki Niizato, Multiplicity of Interpretation in an Asynchronous Updating Rule: Emergence of Collective Cognition. 12th European Conference on Artifial Life 2013. Pages 729-736.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Emergence of functional differentiation in an adaptive network The 6th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems & The 13th International Symposium on Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2012.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Adaptive behavior though an interaction between species and environment European Conference on Complex Systems 2012, 2012.

  • Takayuki Niizato, Yukio-Pegio Gunji, Using criticality in flocking model 2nd International Conference Morphological Computation, Pages: 36-38, 2011.


  • 平成28年度筑波大学若手教員特別奨励賞

  • Outstanding Paper Award SWARM2015: The First International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics. 2015.

  • SI2013優秀講演賞 第14回計測自動制御学会システムインテグレーション部門

  • Best Paper Award 10th International Conference on Computing Anticipatory Systems.2011.

Research Grants

  • 科学研究費補助金(代表者)若手研究B「不完全な情報下での個体の振る舞いが作る群れが担う多岐的な機能の研究」2015年度〜2016年度 (15K16060)

  • 平成27年度〜東北大大学電気通信研究所共同プロジェクト研究「ネットワークダイナミクスに内在する非同期性の解析に関する予備検討」(H27/B12)【分担】

  • 科学研究費補助金(代表者)研究活動スタート支援「群れにおける身体性と内部ゆらぎによるその運動的機能における研究」2013年度〜2014年度(25880005)

  • 平成25 - 26年度東北大学電気通信研究所共同プロジェクト研究「不定な環境における適応能の階層横断的解明と工学的応用」(H25/A12)【分担】

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