D a v i d  L i l e y

Current Position
  Professor
Brain & Psychological Sciences Research Centre (BPsyC),
Swinburne University of Technology,
P.O. 218,
Hawthorn Victoria 3122,
Australia
Telephone
  +61 3 9214 8812
FAX
  +61 3 9819 6443
Electronic mail
  dliley AT swin.edu.au



Selected Papers  |  Book Reviews  |  On-line Lecture Material  |  Collaborators


Selected Papers and Images

Modulation of functional EEG networks by the NMDA antagonist nitrous oxide
L. Kuhlmann, B. L. Foster and D. T. J. Liley
PLOS One (2013) 8, e56443.

Co-operative populations of neurons: mean field models of mesoscopic brain activity
D. T. J. Liley, I. Bojak and B. L. Foster
In: N. Le Novere and U. Bhalla (editors) Computational Systems Neurobiology Springer, New York. 2012.

Meta-bifurcation analysis of a mean field model of cortical neuronal activity
F. Frascoli, L. van Veen, I. Bojak and D. T. J. Liley
Physica D (2011) 240, 949-962.

A mesoscopic modelling approach to anaesthetic action on brain electrical activity
D. T. J. Liley, I. Bojak and B. L. Foster
In: A. Hutt (editor) Sleep and Anesthesia: Neural Correlates in Theory and Experiment. Springer, New York. 2011.

Propofol and remifentanil differentially modulate frontal electroencephalographic activity
D. T. J. Liley, N. C. Sinclair, T. Lipping, B. Heyse, H. E. M. Vereecke and M. M. R. F Struys
Anesthesiology (2010) 113, 292-304. also see editorial  Sleigh J. Disentangling hypnos from his poppies. Anesthesiology (2010) 113, 271-272.


BAR monitor
The Brain Anaesthesia Response Monitor -- a physiologically motivated approach to monitoring anaesthetic depth. Swinburne Venture Magazine March 2011 - Brain monitor puts patients at ease

Axonal velocity distributions in neural field equations
I. Bojak and D. T. J. Liley
PLoS Computational Biology (2010) 6(1), e1000653.

Chaos and generalized multistability in a mesoscopic model of the electroencephalogram
M. P. Dafilis, F. Frascoli, P. J. Cadusch and D. T. J. Liley
Physica D (2009) 238, 1056-1060.


Simulations of the chaotic brain Simulations of a chaotic brain - a video which formed part of the New Scientist story Disorderly genius: How chaos drives the brain (29 June 2009)

Dissociating the effects of nitrous oxide on brain electrical activity using fixed order time series modeling
D. T. J. Liley, K. Leslie, N. Sinclair and M. Feckie
Computers in Biology and Medicine (2008) 38, 1121-1130.

Population based models of cortical drug response: insights from anaesthesia: Review
B. L. Foster, I. Bojak and D. T. J. Liley
Cognitive Neurodynamics (2008) 2, 283-296.

Modeling electrocortical activity through improved local approximations of integral neural field equations
S. Coombes, N. A. Venkov, L. Shiau, I. Bojak, D. T. J. Liley and C. R. Laing
Physical Review E (2007) 76, 051901.

Chaos via Shilnikov's saddle-node bifurcation in a theory of the electroencephalogram
L. van Veen and D. T. J. Liley
Physical Review Letters (2006) 97, 208101.

Understanding the transition to seizure by modeling the epileptiform activity of general anaesthetic agents
D. T. J. Liley and I. Bojak
Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology (2005) 22, 300-313.

Modeling the effects of anesthesia on the electroencephalogram
I. Bojak and D. T. J. Liley
Physical Review E (2005) 71, 041902.


BAR monitor Brain Chaos - BAR Monitor -- Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Catalyst story 3rd May 2007 story transcript
story video real player windows media

Drug-induced modification of the system properties associated with spontaneous human electroncephalographic activity
D. T. J. Liley, P. J. Cadusch, M. Gray and P. J. Nathan
Physical Review E (2003) 68, 051096.

Electrorhythmogenesis and anaesthesia in a physiological mean field theory
I. Bojak, D. T. J. Liley, P. J. Cadusch and K. Cheng
CNS*03, Alicante, Spain, July 2003.see AVI animation of propagating alpha activity during simulated anaesthetic induction and emergence

A spatially continuous mean field theory of electrocortical activity
D. T. J. Liley, P. J. Cadusch and M. P. Dafilis
Network-Computation in Neural Systems (2002) 13, 67-113. also see Corrigendum

Robust chaos in a model of the electroencephalogram: Implications for brain dynamics
M. P. Dafilis, D. T. J. Liley and P. J. Cadusch
Chaos (2001) 11, 474-478. see Physics News Update Number 551 #2 - "Evidence for chaos in the neocortex" for a brief and accessible overview. See also ABC Science Online - "Brain rhythms reveal chaos" Ciencia Hoje - "Modelo simula caos no cerebro"  wissenschaft-online - "Hinweise auf Chaos im Gehirn"

Theoretical electroencephalogram stationary spectrum for a white-noise-driven cortex: Evidence for a general anesthetic-induced phase transition
M. L. Steyn-Ross, D. A. Steyn-Ross, J. W. Sleigh, and D. T. J. Liley
Physical Review E (1999) 60, 7299-7311. see the Physical Review Focus Article - "Freezing into Unconsciousness" for a commentary


Anaesthesia -- Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Quantum story 17th August 2000 story transcript


Alpha Rhythm Emerges from Networks of Neurophysiologically Realistic Multicompartmental Models of Cortical Neurons

D.T.J. Liley, D.M. Alexander, J.J. Wright, M.D. Aldous
Network: Computation in Neural Systems (1999) 10, 79-92. Quicktime animation of propagating alpha activity (single frames shown below)


A Continuum Theory of Electrocortical Activity
D.T.J. Liley, P.J. Cadusch, J.J. Wright
Neurocomputing (1999) 26-27, 795-800.


Brain Chaos -- Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Quantum story 26th October 2000 story transcript


A Continuum Theory of Electrocortical Activity

D.T.J. Liley, P.J. Cadusch, J.J. Wright
CNS*98, Santa Barbara CA, July 1998.

Dynamics of the brain at global and microscopic scales: Neural networks and the EEG
J.J. Wright, D.T.J. Liley
Behavioral and Brain Sciences (1996) 19, 285-320.

Intracortical connectivity of pyramidal and stellate cells:
estimates of synaptic densities and coupling symmetry
D.T.J. Liley, J.J. Wright
Network: Computation in Neural Systems (1994) 5, 175-189.
also see Corrigendum



Book Reviews

Fast Oscillations in Cortical Circuits
by Roger D. Traub, John G. R. Jefferys and Miles A. Whittington
The MIT Press, Cambridge MA, 1999.



On-line Lecture Material

HET704 Neurophilosophy (no longer offered)

HET408 Medical Imaging  (no longer offered)

HET419 Physiological Modelling

HET219 Neurological Monitoring

HET231 Perception and Motor Systems



Collaborators

Dr Ingo Bojak

Dr Lennaert van Veen

Dr Brett Foster







David Liley 1998-2013