Assist. Prof. dr. Jure Demšar
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Jure Demšar is an assistant professor and a researcher at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science. His research interests lie in neuro informatics, collective behaviour, modelling of natural phenomena, and game development.

  • Collaboration with Washington University in St. Louis (Connectome Coordination Facility) on the Human Connectome Project.
  • Collaboration with Yale University (Anticevic Lab) on the Qu|Nex project.
  • Three months long research visit at the Newcastle University (The Game Lab and the Institute of Neuroscience).
  • Three months long research visit in prof. Charlotte K. Hemelrijk's lab at the Universtiy in Groningen.
  • One month long research visit at the Computer Graphics and Interactive Media Lab at the University of Houston.
  • Inovativna shema awardee - awardee of a scholarship for promising PhD students.
  • Faculty award for outstanding pedagogic work in the school year 2017/2018. Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Ljubljana.
  • Faculty award for outstanding research achievements in year 2017. Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Ljubljana.
Past projects

[1] Demšar J, Repovš G, Štrumbelj E (2020) Bayes4psy - an open source R package for Bayesian statistics in psychology. Frontiers in psychology, doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00947.

[2] Demšar J, Forsyth R (2020) Synaptic scaling improves the stability of neural mass models capable of simulating brain plasticity. Neural computation, doi:10.1162/neco_a_01257.

[3] Demšar J, BLEWITT, Will, Lebar Bajec I (2020) A hybrid model for simulating grazing herds in real time. Computer animation and virtual worlds, doi:10.1002/cav.1914.

[4] Demšar J, Lebar Bajec I (2017) Evolution of collective behaviour in an artificial world using linguistic fuzzy rule-based systems. PLoS ONE, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0168876.

[5] Demšar J, Štrumbelj E, Lebar Bajec I (2016) A balanced mixture of antagonistic pressures promotes the evolution of parallel movement. Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/srep39428.

[6] Demšar J, Hemelrijk C K, Hildenbrandt H, Lebar Bajec I (2015) Simulating predator attacks on schools: evolving composite tactics. Ecological modelling, doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.02.018.

[7] Demšar J, Lebar Bajec I (2014) Simulated predator attacks on flocks: a comparison of tactics. Artificial life, doi:10.1162/ARTL_a_00135.