Program of the 5th Annual Meeting is now available

November 24, 2018 in 未分類

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Announcement and Call for Papers of the 5th Annual Meeting is uploaded

September 4, 2018 in 未分類

Announcement and call for papers of the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics, which is held on 8–9 December 2018 at Kumamoto University School of Medicine, is now uploaded. You can download the information  from here, as well as view the overview page in  the items about Annual Meetings in this website<>. 
The deadline of pre-registration and submission of the abstract for oral and poster presentations is October 10. We are looking forward to your attending and presenting at the coming meeting!

The first announcement of 5th Annual meeting (Kumamoto)

June 20, 2018 in 未分類

Sorry, this entry is only available in Japanese.

Program of the 4th Annual Meeting is now available

November 7, 2017 in 未分類

PDF version is here

Program of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics

Saturday, 9 December 2017   
9:30                Starting Registrations (at the Building E-3 3F)
10:30 – 10:40   Opening Remarks (Takuji Koike) at Room 306
10:40 – 11:40   Oral Session 1: Brain science research (Chair Takuji Koike)
10:40 – 11:10       Shigeru Tanaka: Species differences in the functional architecture of primary visual cortex between cats and rodents
11:10 – 11:40        Hirokazu Takahashi: Neural correlates of perceptual organization in the auditory cortex
11:40 – 13:00   Lunch
13:00 – 14:00   Oral Session 2: Hearing loss and mechanism of hearing (Chair Tatsuhiko Harada)
13:00 – 13:30       Fei Zhao: Music exposure and subclinical hearing loss
13:30 – 14:00       Sinyoung Lee: Simulation of electrical changes in the inner hair cells derived from the basilar membrane vibration
14:00 – 14:30   Taking Group Pictures and Break
14:30 – 15:30   Poster short presentation (3 min talk)
P1     Masanobu Miyashita: Neural mechanisms of auditory continuity illusion
P2     Shiro Nakata: Distinct projections from the primary and anterior auditory fields to motor and associative regions of the mouse neocortex
P3     Kenta Mito: Simulation of two-tone suppression using human cochlear model considering activity of outer hair cells
P4     Ryo Ebine: Measurement system for mobility of auditory ossicles using ear pick
P5     Kota Kuroda: Examination of a method for risk detection in endoscopic sinus surgery
P6     Miho Sato: Measurement of fetal heart rate variance for fetal hearing screening
P7     Takahiro Suzuki: Simultaneous vibration measurement of hyoid muscle activity and swallowing sound
P8     Toshiaki Negishi: An optical and thermal image fusion approach using estimated homography matrix for noncontact vital-sign measurements and its application to infectious disease screening system
P9     Yui K Matsumoto: The relationship between ultrasonic songs and testis weight in male mice
P10   Takuma Takanashi: Vibration sensitivity in longicorn beetles and its potential for pest management
P11    Tetsutaro Hiraguchi: Footsteps as the initial signal to induce cricket behaviors
P12   Yuta Yoshimura: Development of a new method for behavioral control of an agricultural insect pest by vibration
P13   Ryoichi Iwase: Where are the sperm whales? — Study on the sound source localization with a single hydrophone on deep seafloor in Sagami Bay
P14   Ikuo Matsuo: Automatic detection and localization of Croaker’s fish calls using beamforming
P15   Yoshimasa Seki: Individual difference and vocal learning of contact-call-like sounds in juvenile cockatiels
P16   Akari Furutani: Java sparrows modify trill rates under affiliative and agnostic interactions
P17   Sachio Umemoto: Neural correlate of vocal activity in juvenile Java sparrows recorded in the basal ganglia
P18   Zhiqiang Ma: Strong frequency specific suppression on the basilar membrane suited for echolocation in bats
15:30 – 17:45   Poster session
18:00 – 20:00   Banquet

Sunday, 10 December 2017    
9:00 – 10:00     Oral Session 3: Medical application (animal models) (Chair Hirokazu Takahashi)
9:00 – 9:30           Sho Kurihara: Establishment of a noise-induced hearing loss model in non-human primates to accelerate translational research
9:30 – 10:00         Tomohiko Yoshida: Optimizing call count observation test for the study of social isolation due to the deafness using a noise-induced hearing loss model of common marmoset
10:00 – 10:15   Break
10:15 – 11:45   Oral Session 4: Bioacoustics in insects and fishes (Chair Takuma Takanashi)
10:15 – 10:45       Ryo Nakano: Artificial ultrasonic pulses repelling moth pests
10:45 – 11:15       Seiji Tanaka: Why do locust eggs hatch early if Mozart is played?
11:15 – 11:45        Raquel Vasconcelos: Steroid regulation of auditory sensitivity in fish: insights from zebrafish
11:45 – 12:15   General Assembly
12:15 – 14:15   Lunch: Walk to Jindaiji Temple ( or Chofu City Walk
                         Participation in this event is your choice.
14:15 – 14:30   Award Ceremony
14:30 – 15:30   Oral Session 5: Bioacoustics in bats (Chair Ikuo Matsuo)
14:30 – 15:00       Rolf M‎üller: Some thoughts on the role of Doppler shifts in bat biosonar
15:00 – 15:30       Hiroshi Riquimaroux: Active mechanical noise cancellation system on the basilar membrane for echolocation in bats
15:30 – 16:00   General Discussion (Hiroshi Riquimaroux)
16:00 – 16:15   Closing Remarks (Hiroshi Riquimaroux)
16:15 – 17:15   Executive Meeting

The program of the 4th annual meeting will be announced in a few days

November 1, 2017 in 未分類

The due date has been passed, but the program of the 4th annual meeting will be announced in a few days. The notification to each of the members who submitted papers is also delayed in accordance with this.

Corrections of call for papers and registration form of the 4th annual meeting(The deadline of abstract submission is Oct 13 !)

October 4, 2017 in 未分類

The deadline of abstract submission to the 4th annual meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics is the coming Friday, Oct 13. We are looking forward to have your submission. There are some corrections in the call for papers and the registration form, so please check and use the final versions, which can be downloaded from below (Please click !).

Announcement and Call for Papers

Pre-registration Sheet (Presenter)

Pre-registration Sheet (Non- presenter)


Detailed information of 4th Annual Meeting was uploaded

September 16, 2017 in 未分類

Detailed information and call for abstract of the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics, which is held on December 9-10 at the University of Electro-Communication in Tokyo, is now uploaded. You can download PDF version of the information  from here, as well as view the overview page in  the items about Annual Meetings in this website<>. The deadline for submission of presentations was postponed to October 13. We are looking forward to your attending and presenting at the coming meeting!

The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics had successfully finished.

December 29, 2016 in 未分類

The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioacoustics had been held at Irago Resort and Spa in a beautiful landscape of Irago cape organized by Prof. Junsei Horikawa, and successfully finished. From the presentations, “Male jewel bugs localize female calling vibrations: directional vibration sensing by chordotonal organs” by Ms. Hiromi Mukai was chosen as the Most Outstanding Presentation Award, and “Finite-element model of human active cochlea: Short-time variation of DP components on the BM” by Ms. Sinyoung Lee was chosen as the Outstanding Presentation Award. The next annual meeting will be held at the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo organized by Prof. Takuji Koike from 9 to 10 in December 2017.

In addition to above reports, the recipients of award in the 2nd annual meeting held in the last year are also written below.
The Most Outstanding Presentation Award :
Nao Ota “Does tap dance contribute to producing louder sounds? The relationship between dance performance and sound amplitude in the courtship display of a socially monogamous songbird”
The Outstanding Presentation Award:
Cheng-Han Chou  “Echolocation variations of insectivorous bats in Taiwan”

Notification of office relocation

November 3, 2016 in 未分類

The Society for Bioacoustics entrusted its office/accounting works to Association for Supporting Academic Societies on 1 October 2016. The new contacting address is indicated below.

■New Address
5-3-13-4F, Ootsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0012, Japan

Program of the 3rd Annual Meeting is now available

October 31, 2016 in 未分類

Click here for PDF version of the program

Saturday, 10 December 2016
9:00-11:40 Executive Meeting (& Meeting of The Organizing Committee) at “Sunrise” on the 2F
11:40- Starting Registrations (at the lounge on the 1F)
13:00-13:10 Opening Remarks (Junsei Horikawa) at “Orchid” on the 2F
13:10-14:10 Symposium ”Recent advances in Bioacoustics” (Chair Hiroshi Riquimaroux)
○13:10-13:40 Jim Simmons: Isolating target shape imaging from target ranging in biosonar
○13:40-14:10 Darlene Ketten: Of Mice and men, bats and rats: A complex answer to why size does not matter
14:10-14:40 Oral Session at “Orchid” (Chair Junsei Horikawa)
○14:10-14:25 Yoshimasa Seki: Entrainment to metronomic sounds in vocal learning birds; Studies using key pecking operant tasks
○14:25-14:40 Hiromi Mukai: Male jewel bugs localize female calling vibrations: directional vibration sensing by chordotonal organs
14:40-15:00 Taking Group Pictures and Break
15:00-16:00 Symposium ”Recent advances in Bioacoustics” (Chair Takuma Takanashi)
○15:00-15:30 Azusa Kamikouchi: Organization of the auditory neural pathway in fruit flies
○15:30-16:00 Hidetoshi Iida: Mechanosensing in plants
16:00-19:00 Poster Session and Exhibitions at a lobby on the 2F
P1 Kohei Asahara*, Jozi Nakane, Takumaru Kanzaki, Shunji Sugimoto, Koich Katsurada, Tsuneo Nitta,Junsei Horikawa: EEG during Japanese syllable recall and speech tasks
P2 Takumaru Kanzaki*, Shunji Sugimoto, Koich Katsurada, Junsei Horikawa, Tsuneo Nitta: Japanese monosyllable recognition from EEG
P3 Kenta Sugiyama*, Syunji Sugimoto, Junsei Horikawa: Brain activities related to yes-no decision making for tag questions
P4 Ukyo Matsubara*, Shunji Sugimoto, Yoshiteru Ishida, Junsei Horikawa: EEG activities evoked by joke stories
P5 Takumu Endo*, Masanobu Miyashita: A computational study of neural dynamics in the auditory cortex for the generation of auditory continuity illusion
P6 Shinpei Ishikawa*, Masanobu Miyashita, Junsei Horikawa, Shigeru Tanaka: Lateral connections in the visual cortex are important in the formation of orientation representation and information preservation
P7 Minoru Tsuzaki*, Katuhiro Maki: A new pitch extraction model: Coincidence detectors with an array of self-oscillatory units
P8 Aya Matsunaga*, Shunji Sugimoto, Minoru Tsuzaki, Junsei Horikawa: Age dependency of phase synchronization of auditory nerve of guinea pigs and rats
P9 Sinyoung Lee*, Takuji Koike: Finite-element model of human active cochlea: Short-time variation of DP
components on the BM
P10 Tatsuhiko Harada*, Junko Yamada, Yusuke Ogawa: Effects of contralateral noise on latency-frequency map of otoacoustic emissions
P11 Atsushi Shibata*, Satoshi Ohta, Shunji Sugimoto, Hisayuki Ojima, Junsei Horikawa: Analysis of temporal-information processing of sounds in the primary auditory cortex
P12 Satoshi Ohta*, Nodoka Wakabayashi, Syunji Sugimoto, Junsei Horikawa: Distribution of neurons’ spectrotemporal receptive fields along the depth axis in the primary auditory cortex
P13 Koki Hayashi*, Hisayuki Ojima, Junsei Horikawa: Changes in the temporal pattern of AI activities of guinea pigs trained to identify the interval of the repetitive nature sound
P14 Yasuharu Hirano*, Daichi Kominami, Ikkyu Aihara, Masayuki Murata: Real Time Localization Method for Calling Frogs using a Wireless Sensor Network
P15 Sheue-Er Wang*, Ching-Lung Lin, Chun-Jen Hsiao, Chung-Hsin Wu: Taiwan field vole pups use ultrasonic bioacoustics to escape predators
P16 Chi Wang *, Masataka Nishimura, Wen-Jie Song: Guinea pigs can learn to change behavioral response latency to report their sensation difference to three different sounds
P17 Ryoichi Iwase*: Sperm whale vocalizations obtained through 23 year observation on deep seafloor off Hatsushima Island in Sagami Bay
P18 Ching-Lung Lin*, Sheue-Er Wang, Chih-Hsiang Hsu, Tian-Yu Lin, Chun-Jen Hsiao, Chung-Hsin Wu: Pesticides induces bioacoustics dysfunction in echolocation bats
P19 Ru Zhang*, Liujun Zhang, Shuxin Zhang, Luhui Yang, Cindy Grimm, Ikuo Matsuo, Rolf M üller: Quantitative description of non-rigid noseleaf motions in old world leaf-nosed bats
P20 Yuta Yoshimura*, Yuncong Ma, Takuji Koike: Measurement and evaluation of vibration characteristics of mushroom logs aimed at insect pest control
19:00-21:00 Banquet at “Le Paradis” on the 1F
21:00-22:00 Poster Session and Exhibitions at a lobby on the 2F
Sunday, 11 December 2016
8:30-10:40 Poster Session at a lobby on the 2F
10:40- 11:00 Break
11:00- 12:00 Symposium ”Recent advances in Bioacoustics” (Chair Jim Simmons)
○11:00-11:30 Hiroshi Riquimaroux: How echolocating bats can extract information from weak and noisy returning echoes
○11:30-12:00 Rolf M üller: Peripheral dynamics and sensory information encoding in horseshoe bats
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break, removing the poster panels.
13:00-14:00 General Assembly in “Orchid”.
14:00-14:20 Award Ceremony in “Orchid”.
14:20-15:20 Symposium ”Recent advances in Bioacoustics” (Chair Yoshimasa Seki and Rolf M üller)
○14:20-14:50 Chihiro Mori: Audition-independent vocal development in songbird
○14:50-15:20 Chung-Hsin Wu: Environmental manganism damages auditory systems in mice
15:20-15:50 General Discussion (Chair Darlene Ketten)
15:50-16:00 Closing Remarks (Hiroshi Riquimaroux)
Poster Session