Publications and communications of Alessio Franci

Mendolia, L., Franci, A., & Redouté, J.-M. (23 August 2023). Networks of low-power CMOS neuromorphic neurons with robust neuromodulation capabilities for intelligent and adaptable neuromorphic systems [Poster presentation]. SCIoI & ISAB Summer School 2023: “Embodied Intelligence – Perception and Learning in Nature and Robotics”, Berlin, Germany.

Bizyaeva, A., Franci, A., & Leonard, N. E. (March 2023). Nonlinear Opinion Dynamics With Tunable Sensitivity. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 68 (3), 1415 - 1430. doi:10.1109/TAC.2022.3159527

Fyon, A., Sacré, P., Franci, A., & Drion, G. (2023). Reliable neuromodulation from adaptive control of ion channel expression [Paper presentation]. IFAC World Congress, Yokohama, Japan.

Fyon, A., Sacré, P., Franci, A., & Drion, G. (2023). Reliable neuromodulation from adaptive control of ion channel expression. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 56 (2), 458-463. doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2023.10.1610

Moreno-Morton, R., & Franci, A. (2023). Control of Multistability Through Local Sensitivity Analysis: Application to Cellular Decision-Making Networks. IEEE Control Systems Letters, 7, 373 - 378. doi:10.1109/LCSYS.2022.3189316

Rivera-Yoshida, N., Bottagisio, M., Attanasi, D., Savadori, P., De Vecchi, E., Bidossi, A., & Franci, A. (28 February 2022). Host Environment Shapes S. aureus Social Behavior as Revealed by Microscopy Pattern Formation and Dynamic Aggregation Analysis. Microorganisms, 10 (3), 526. doi:10.3390/microorganisms10030526

Bizyaeva, A., Amorim, G., Santos, M., Franci, A., & Leonard, N. E. (2022). Switching Transformations for Decentralized Control of Opinion Patterns in Signed Networks: Application to Dynamic Task Allocation. IEEE Control Systems Letters, 6, 3463 - 3468. doi:10.1109/LCSYS.2022.3185981

Park, S., Bizyaeva, A., Kawakatsu, M., Franci, A., & Leonard, N. E. (2022). Tuning Cooperative Behavior in Games with Nonlinear Opinion Dynamics. IEEE Control Systems Letters, 6, 2030 - 2035. doi:10.1109/LCSYS.2021.3138725

Leonard, N. E., Lipsitz, K., Bizyaeva, A., Franci, A., & Lelkes, Y. (14 December 2021). The nonlinear feedback dynamics of asymmetric political polarization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118 (50). doi:10.1073/pnas.2102149118

Ramos, C. H., Rodríguez-Sánchez, E., Del Angel, J. A. A., Arzola, A. V., Benítez, M., Escalante, A. E., Franci, A., Volpe, G., & Rivera-Yoshida, N. (August 2021). The environment topography alters the way to multicellularity in Myxococcus xanthus. Science Advances, 7 (35). doi:10.1126/sciadv.abh2278

Franci, A., Bizyaeva, A., Park, S., & Leonard, N. E. (June 2021). Analysis and control of agreement and disagreement opinion cascades. Swarm Intelligence, 15 (1-2), 47 - 82. doi:10.1007/s11721-021-00190-w

Bizyaeva, A., Matthews, A., Franci, A., & Leonard, N. E. (2021). Patterns of Nonlinear Opinion Formation on Networks. In 2021 American Control Conference, ACC 2021. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.23919/ACC50511.2021.9482811

Ratliff, J., Franci, A., Marder, E., & O'Leary, T. (20 April 2021). Neuronal oscillator robustness to multiple global perturbations. Biophysical Journal, 120 (8), 1454 - 1468. doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2021.01.038

Guzmán-Herrera, A., Arias Del Angel, J. A., Rivera-Yoshida, N., Benítez, M., & Franci, A. (April 2021). Dynamical patterning modules and network motifs as joint determinants of development: Lessons from an aggregative bacterium. Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B, Molecular and Developmental Evolution, 336 (3), 300 - 314. doi:10.1002/jez.b.22946

Bizyaeva, A., Sorochkin, T., Franci, A., & Ehrich Leonard, N. (2021). Control of Agreement and Disagreement Cascades with Distributed Inputs. In 60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2021. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.1109/CDC45484.2021.9683650

Franci, A. (2021). Feedback design of spatially-distributed filters with tunable resolution. In 60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2021. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.1109/CDC45484.2021.9683140

Juarez-Alvarez, O., & Franci, A. (2021). In-phase oscillations from the cooperation of cellular and network positive feedback in synaptically-coupled oscillators. In 60th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2021. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.1109/CDC45484.2021.9683708

Franci, A., O'Leary, T., & Golowasch, J. (October 2020). Positive Dynamical Networks in Neuronal Regulation: How Tunable Variability Coexists with Robustness. IEEE Control Systems Letters, 4 (4), 946 - 951. doi:10.1109/LCSYS.2020.2997214

Castaños, F., Miranda-Villatoro, F. A., & Franci, A. (2020). A notion of equivalence for linear complementarity problems Applications to the design of nonsmooth bifurcations. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 53 (2), 5435 - 5440. doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2020.12.1543

Franci, A., Drion, G., & Sepulchre, R. (2019). The sensitivity function of excitable feedback systems. In 2019 IEEE 58th Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.1109/CDC40024.2019.9029676

Sepulchre, R., O'Leary, T., Drion, G., & Franci, A. (2019). Control by neuromodulation: A tutorial. In 2019 18th European Control Conference, ECC 2019. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.23919/ECC.2019.8795686

Sepulchre, R., Drion, G., & Franci, A. (03 May 2019). Control Across Scales by Positive and Negative Feedback. Annual Review of Control, Robotics, and Autonomous Systems, 2 (1), 89 - 113. doi:10.1146/annurev-control-053018-023708

Rivera-Yoshida, N., Arzola, A. V., Arias Del Angel, J. A., Franci, A., Travisano, M., Escalante, A. E., & Benítez, M. (March 2019). Plastic multicellular development of Myxococcus xanthus: genotype-environment interactions in a physical gradient. Royal Society Open Science, 6 (3), 181730. doi:10.1098/rsos.181730

Tang, Y., Franci, A., & Postoyan, R. (February 2019). On-line detection of qualitative dynamical changes in nonlinear systems: The resting-oscillation case. Automatica, 100, 17 - 28. doi:10.1016/j.automatica.2018.10.058

Özcimder, K., Dey, B., Franci, A., Lazier, R., Trueman, D., & Leonard, N. E. (02 January 2019). Social decision-making driven by artistic explore–exploit tension. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 44 (1), 55 - 81. doi:10.1080/03080188.2018.1544806

Franci, A., Herrera-Valdez, M. A., Lara-Aparicio, M., & Padilla-Longoria, P. (08 November 2018). Synchronization, Oscillator Death, and Frequency Modulation in a Class of Biologically Inspired Coupled Oscillators. Frontiers in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, 4. doi:10.3389/fams.2018.00051

Dey, B., Franci, A., Ozcimder, K., & Leonard, N. E. (2018). Feedback Controlled Bifurcation of Evolutionary Dynamics with Generalized Fitness. In 2018 Annual American Control Conference, ACC 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.23919/ACC.2018.8431851

Gray, R., Franci, A., Srivastava, V., & Leonard, N. E. (June 2018). Multiagent Decision-Making Dynamics Inspired by Honeybees. IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, 5 (2), 793 - 806. doi:10.1109/TCNS.2018.2796301

Drion, G., Dethier, J., Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (23 April 2018). Switchable slow cellular conductances determine robustness and tunability of network states. PLoS Computational Biology, 14, 1006125. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006125

Franci, A.* , Drion, G.* , & Sepulchre, R.*. (01 March 2018). Robust and tunable bursting requires slow positive feedback. Journal of Neurophysiology, 119, 1222-1234. doi:10.1152/jn.00804.2017
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Gray, R., Franci, A., Srivastava, V., & Ehrich Leonard, N. (July 2017). An agent-based framework for bio-inspired, value-sensitive decision-making. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 50 (1), 8238 - 8243. doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.1392

Tang, Y., Franci, A., & Postoyan, R. (July 2017). Qualitative parameter estimation for a class of relaxation oscillators. IFAC-PapersOnLine, 50 (1), 2929 - 2934. doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2017.08.651

Castaños, F., & Franci, A. (12 April 2017). Implementing robust neuromodulation in neuromorphic circuits. Neurocomputing, 233, 3 - 13. doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2016.08.099

Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (2016). A three-scale model of spatio-temporal bursting. SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, 15 (4), 2143 - 2175. doi:10.1137/15M1046101

Sacré, P., & Franci, A. (2016). Singularly perturbed phase response curves for relaxation oscillators. In Proceedings of the 55th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC). IEEE. doi:10.1109/CDC.2016.7798982

Drion, G., Franci, A., Dethier, J., & Sepulchre, R. (2015). Dynamic Input Conductances Shape Neuronal Spiking. eNeuro. doi:10.1523/ENEURO.0031-14.2015

Dethier, J.* , Drion, G.* , Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (2015). A positive feedback at the cellular level promotes robustness and modulation at the circuit level. Journal of Neurophysiology. doi:10.1152/jn.00471.2015
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Drion, G., O'Leary, T., Dethier, J., Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (2015). Neuronal behaviors: A control perspective. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 54, 1923-1944. doi:10.1109/CDC.2015.7402491

O'Leary, T., Williams, A. H., Franci, A., & Marder, E. (21 May 2014). Cell types, network homeostasis, and pathological compensation from a biologically plausible ion channel expression model. Neuron, 82 (4), 809 - 821. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2014.04.002

Franci, A., Drion, G., & Sepulchre, R. (2014). Modeling the Modulation of Neuronal Bursting: A Singularity Theory Approach. SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, 13 (2), 798-829. doi:10.1137/13092263X

Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (2014). Realization of nonlinear behaviors from organizing centers. In 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control,CDC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.1109/CDC.2014.7039359

Dethier, J., Drion, G., Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (10 November 2013). Modulation of beta oscillations during movement initiation: modeling the ionic basis of a functional switch [Poster presentation]. 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience.

Drion, G., Franci, A., Scuvée-Moreau, J., Seutin, V., & Sepulchre, R. (November 2013). Modulation and Robustness of Neuronal Spiking in Two-Parameter Charts [Poster presentation]. Society for Neuroscience annual meeting 2013, San Diego, CA, United States.

Franci, A., O'Leary, T., Drion, G., Williams, A., Marder, E., & Sepulchre, R. (November 2013). Homeostatic principles are consistent with sensitivity analysis of neuronal rhythmicity [Poster presentation]. Society for Neuroscience annual meeting 2013, San Diego, CA, United States.

Trotta, L., Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (08 July 2013). First spike latency sensitivity of spiking neuron models [Poster presentation]. Twenty Second Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting: CNS2013. doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-S1-P354

Dethier, J., Drion, G., Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (June 2013). Oscillations in the basal ganglia: illustration of a cellular effect at the network level [Poster presentation]. Interdisciplinary Symposium on Signals and Systems for Medical Applications, Paris, France.

Dethier, J., Drion, G., Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (26 March 2013). Impacts of a unicellular mechanism on network behaviors [Paper presentation]. 32nd Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Houffalize, Belgium.

Sacré, P., Franci, A., & Sepulchre, R. (26 March 2013). Singularly perturbed phase response curves [Paper presentation]. 32nd Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Houffalize, Belgium.

Franci, A.* , Drion, G.* , Seutin, V., & Sepulchre, R. (2013). A Balance Equation Determines a Switch in Neuronal Excitability. PLoS Computational Biology, 9, 1003040. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003040
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Franci, A., Drion, G., Massotte, L., Scuvée-Moreau, J., Seutin, V., & Sepulchre, R. (October 2012). A balance between competitive and cooperative ion channels regulates neuronal excitability [Poster presentation]. Society for Neuroscience annual meeting 2012, New Orleans, LA, United States.

Drion, G.* , Franci, A.* , Seutin, V., & Sepulchre, R. (August 2012). A novel phase portrait for neuronal excitability. PLoS ONE, 7 (8). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0041806
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Franci, A., Chaillet, A., Panteley, E., & Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, F. (April 2012). Desynchronization and inhibition of Kuramoto oscillators by scalar mean-field feedback. Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems, 24 (1-2), 169 - 217. doi:10.1007/s00498-011-0072-9

Drion, G., Franci, A., Seutin, V., & Sepulchre, R. (March 2012). A Novel Phase Portrait to Understand Neuronal Excitability [Paper presentation]. 31st Benelux Meeting on Systems and Control, Heijden, Netherlands.

Franci, A.* , Drion, G.* , & Sepulchre, R. (2012). An Organizing Center in a Planar Model of Neuronal Excitability. SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems, 11 (4), 1698-1722. doi:10.1137/120875016
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Franci, A., Pasillas-Lepine, W., & Chaillet, A. (2012). Validity of the phase approximation for coupled nonlinear oscillators: A case study. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2316 - 2321. doi:10.1109/CDC.2012.6426756

Franci, A., Chaillet, A., & Pasillas-Lpine, W. (June 2011). Existence and robustness of phase-locking in coupled Kuramoto oscillators under mean-field feedback. Automatica, 47 (6), 1193 - 1202. doi:10.1016/j.automatica.2011.03.003

Franci, A., Chaillet, A., & Bezzaoucha, S. (2011). Toward oscillations inhibition by mean-field feedback in Kuramoto oscillators. In Proceedings of the 18th IFAC World Congress. IFAC Secretariat. doi:10.3182/20110828-6-IT-1002.02170

Franci, A., Panteley, E., Chaillet, A., & Lamnabhi-Lagarrigue, F. (2011). Desynchronization of coupled phase oscillators, with application to the Kuramoto system under mean-field feedback. In 2011 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, CDC-ECC 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.1109/CDC.2011.6161377

Franci, A., Scardovi, L., & Chaillet, A. (2011). An input-output approach to the robust synchronization of dynamical systems with an application to the Hindmarsh-Rose neuronal model. In 2011 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, CDC-ECC 2011. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.1109/CDC.2011.6161356

Franci, A., & Chaillet, A. (December 2010). Quantised control of nonlinear systems: Analysis of robustness to parameter uncertainty, measurement errors, and exogenous disturbances. International Journal of Control, 83 (12), 2453 - 2462. doi:10.1080/00207179.2010.529464

Franci, A., Chaillet, A., & Pasillas-Lépine, W. (2010). Phase-locking between Kuramoto oscillators: Robustness to time-varying natural frequencies. In 2010 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, CDC 2010. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. doi:10.1109/CDC.2010.5717876