1. Park Y, Heitmann S, Ermentrout GB (2017) The utility of phase models in studying neuronal synchronization. In Computational Models of Brain and Behavior. Wiley. In Press. 
  2. Heitmann S, Rule M, Truccolo W, Ermentrout B (2017)  Optogenetic stimulation shifts the excitability of cerebral cortex from type I to type II: Oscillation onset and wave propagation. PLOS Computational Biology. 13(1): e1005349. doi:10.1371/journals.pcbi.1005349.
  3. Pearson J, Chiou R, Rogers S, Wicken M, Heitmann S, Ermentrout GB (2016) Sensory dynamics of visual hallucinations in the normal population. eLife Vol 5. e17072.
  4. Heitmann S, Ermentrout GB (2016) Propagating waves as a cortical mechanism of direction-selectivity in V1 motion cells. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computational Models of Visual Cortex. ACM. doi:10.4108/eai.3-12-2015.2262423.
  5. Heitmann S, Boonstra T, Gong P, Breakspear M, Ermentrout GB (2015) The rhythms of steady posture: Motor commands as spatially organized oscillation patterns. Neurocomputing: Special Issue on Advances in Biological Rhythmic Pattern Generation. Vol 170. p1-13. (preprint)
  6. Heitmann S, Ermentrout GB (2015) Synchrony, waves and ripple in spatially coupled Kuramoto oscillators with Mexican hat connectivity. Biological Cybernetics 109:3. (preprint)
  7. Heitmann S (2013) Principles of encoding motor commands in travelling waves of neuronal oscillations. PhD Thesis. University of New South Wales. (pdf)
  8. Heitmann S, Boonstra T, Breakspear M (2013) A dendritic mechanism for decoding traveling waves: Principles and applications to motor cortex. PLOS Computational Biology 9(10): e1003260.
  9. Heitmann S, Gong P, Breakspear M (2012) A computational role for bistability and traveling waves in motor cortex. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 6:67.
  10. Heitmann S, Ferns N, Breakspear M (2012). Muscle co-contraction modulates damping and joint stability in a three-link biomechanical limb. Frontiers in Neurorobotics 5:5.
  11. Breakspear M, Heitmann S, Daffertshofer A (2010). Generative models of cortical oscillations: Neurobiological implications of the Kuramoto model. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 4:190.
  12. Wilson LS, Gill RW, Sharp IF, Joseph J, Heitmann SA, Chen CF, Dadd MJ, Kajan A, Colings AF, Gunaratnam M (2000) Building the hospital without walls - a CSIRO home telecare initiative. Telemedicine Journal 6(2).
  13. Wilson L, Sharp I, Gill R, Heitmann S, Chen F, Dadd M, Kajan A, Gunaratnam M, Tam E (1999) The hospital without walls: Home telecare using vital signs monitoring. HIC-99: Proceedings, 363-368.


    1. NeuroEng 2016: 9th Australasian Workshop on Neuro-Engineering and Computational Neuroscience. Brisbane, Australia. Optogenetic Stimulation shifts the Excitability of Cortex from Type I to Type II.
    2. ICMNS 2016: 2nd International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience. Antibes Juan les Pins, France. Illusory Motion of Geometric Hallucinations Induced by Visual Flicker.
    3. BICT 2015: 1st International Workshop on Computational Models of Visual Cortex. New York, USA. Propagating Waves as a Cortical Mechanism of Direction-Selectivity in V1 Motion Cells. 
    4. IPCog 2013: Workshop on Information Processing in Cognition. CSIRO, Sydney, Australia. Transforming Cortical Wave Patterns into Motor Movement.
    5. Brain Modes 2012: Large-scale models of the Brain. QMIR, Brisbane, Australia. Decoding Travelling Waves in Cortex by Dendritic Computation.
    6. CompCPS 2011: The Second Australian Workshop on Computation in Cyber-Physical Systems. CSIRO, Sydney, Australia. Spatial Phase-of-Firing Patterns as a Cortical Encoding Scheme.

    Technical reports

    Brain Resource Company
    1. Heitmann S. Psychometric Test Library User Requirements Specification (URS PMTL 1 to 20); Validation Plan (VP PMTL); 2007.
    2. Heitmann S. IntegNeuro Software Client User Requirements Specification (URS INSC); Functional Spec. (FS INSC); Validation Plan (VP INSC); 2007.
    3. Heitmann S. Wave Scoring System User Requirements Specification (URS WAV); Wave Scoring User Guide (OI 20.01.1); Validation Plan (VP WAV); 2007.
    4. Heitmann S. Psychometric Pipeline User Requirements Specification (URS PMPIP); Function Specification (FS PMPIP); 2007.
    5. Heitmann S. Upload Server User Requirements Specification (URS US); Functional Specification (FS US); 2006.
    6. Heitmann S. Logistics Server User Requirements Specification (URS LS); 2006.
    Acoustic Technologies Ltd.
    1. Heitmann S. RCS Prototype X­Terminal SVD, Technical Report 04210­054, 2005.
    2. Heitmann S. RCS Prototype X­Terminal Installation Guide, 04210­055, 2005.
    3. Heitmann S. SXC Software Installation Guide, Technical Report 04216­043, 2005.
    4. Heitmann S. SXC Linux Build Instructions, Technical Report, 2005.
    Lake Technology Ltd.
    1. Heitmann S. Michigan Software Architecture, Technical Specification, 2003.
    2. Heitmann S, Reilly A. Michigan ARM­DSP Device Driver Specification, 2003.
    3. Heitmann S. Overview of Michigan Architecture, Functional Specification, 2002.
    4. Heitmann S. iO Front­panel: ARM­AVR Firmware Interface, Technical Specification, 2001.
    5. Heitmann S. iO Front­panel: AVR Firmware Internals, Technical Specification, 2001.
    6. Heitmann S. Huron ADAT IO Card Overview, Functional Specification, 2000.
    7. Heitmann S. Huron WavePlayer2 Functional Specification, 2000.
    Inter­touch Pty Ltd.
    1. Heitmann S. Bill Calculator Installation Guide & Release Notes, Tech Rep, 2000.
    2. Heitmann S. Bill Calculator Functionality Tests, Technical Report, 2000.
    3. Heitmann S. Bill Calculator Design Specification, Technical Specification, 2000.
    4. Heitmann S. IBiS (Inter­touch Billing System) Design Specification, 2000.
    1. Heitmann S. HWW Database API, CSIRO Telecommunications & Industrial Physics, Software Library Manual, 1999.
    2. Heitmann S. Introduction to PixBlock­1.2, CSIRO Telecommunications & Industrial Physics, Software Library Manual, 1999.
    3. Heitmann S, Talbot H. Introduction to LIAR wrapper functions, CSIRO Mathematical & Information Sciences, Technical Report CMIS­98/77, 1998.