1. Haruna Fujioka, Masato S. Abe, Yasukazu Okada.
    Individual ants do not show active/rest rhythms in natural nest conditions.
    bioRxiv (2020). [link]
  2. Masato S. Abe, Kentarou Matsumura, Taishi Yoshii, Takahisa Miyatake.
    Amplitude of circadian rhythms becomes weaker in the north, but there is no cline in the period of rhythm in a beetle.
    bioRxiv (2020). [link]
  3. Haruna Fujioka, Yasukazu Okada, Masato S. Abe.
    Bipartite network analysis of ant-task associations reveals task groups and absence of colonial daily activity.
    bioRxiv (2020). [link]
  4. Masato S. Abe, Minoru Kasada.
    Optimal random avoidance strategy in prey-predator interactions.
    bioRxiv (2020). [link]
  5. Masato S. Abe, Mihoko Otake-Matsuura.
    Scaling laws in spoken language associated with cognitive functions.
    bioRxiv (2020). [link]
  6. Mihoko Otake-Matsuura, Seiki Tokunaga, Kumi Watanabe, Masato S. Abe, Takuya Sekiguchi, Hikaru Sugimoto, Taishiro Kishimoto, Takashi Kudo.
    Photo-Integrated Conversation Moderated by Robots for Cognitive Health in Older Adults: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    medRxiv (2019). [link]
  7. Kazuko Hase, Masato S. Abe, Masakazu Shimada.
    Genetic distance and social compatibility in the aggregation behavior of Japanese toad tadpoles.
    bioRxiv (2019). [link]

Journal Papers (refereed)

  1. Masato S. Abe.
    Functional advantages of Lévy walks emerging near a critical point.
    PNAS 117 (39) 24336-24344 (2020). [link]
  2. Preprint: bioRxiv
    academist による紹介記事

  3. Hirokazu Toju, Masato S. Abe, Chiharu Ishii, Yoshie Hori, Hiroaki Fujita, Shinji Fukuda.
    Scoring species for synthetic community design: network analyses of functional core microbiomes.
    Frontiers in Microbiology 11:1361 (2020). [link]
  4. 京大プレスリリース

  5. Kentarou Matsumura, Masato S. Abe, Manmohan D. Sharma, David J. Hosken, Takashi Yoshii, Takahisa Miyatake.
    Genetic variation and phenotypic plasticity in circadian rhythms of an armed beetle, Gnatocerus cornutus (Tenebrionidae).
    Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 130:34-40 (2020). [link]
  6. 川野雄基, 大槻圭一, 阿部真人, 永谷直久, 志垣俊介, 藤澤隆介.
    ISCIE 33(3): 67–76 (2020). [link]
  7. Haruna Fujioka, Masato S. Abe, Yasukazu Okada.
    Observation of plugging behaviour reveals entrance-guarding schedule of morphologically specialised caste in Colobopsis nipponicus.
    Ethology 00:1–9 (2019). [link]
  8. Haruna Fujioka, Masato S. Abe, Yasukazu Okada.
    Ant activity-rest rhythms vary with age and interaction frequencies of workers.
    Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 73:30 (2019). [link]
  9. 阿部真人, 藤岡春菜.
    日本ロボット学会誌 36(6): 22–28 (2017). [link]
  10. Naohisa Nagaya, Nobuaki Mizumoto, Masato S. Abe, Shigeto Dobata, Ryota Sato, Ryusuke Fujisawa.
    Anomalous diffusion on the servosphere: a potential tool for detecting inherent organismal movement patterns.
    PLOS ONE 12(6): e0177480 (2017). [link]
  11. Nobuaki Mizumoto, Masato S. Abe, Shigeto Dobata.
    Optimizing mating encounters by sexually dimorphic movements.
    Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 14, 20170086 (2017). [link]
    Download simulation codes
    NIIプレスリリース 京大プレスリリース, 科学新聞(2017/6/2), 日経オンライン, マイナビニュース
  12. Most read research article に選ばれました.

  13. Haruna Fujioka, Masato S. Abe, Taro Fuchikawa, Kazuki Tsuji, Masakazu Shimada, Yasukazu Okada.
    Ant circadian activity rhythms associated brood care type.
    Biology Letters, 13, 20160743 (2017). [link]
    東大プレスリリース  日経新聞(2017/2/3 夕刊), 読売新聞(2017/2/3 夕刊), 朝日新聞(2017/2/16朝刊), その他多数のオンラインニュースで取り上げていただきました.
  14. Koji Sasakawa*, Masato S. Abe* (*co-first), Masakazu Shimada.
    Does the host’s developmental stage affect host preference following an ovipositioning experience in Heterospilus prosopidis?
    Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 161, 57–64 (2016). [link]
  15. 中山新一朗*, 阿部真人* (*co-first), 岡村寛.
    Convergent cross mapping の紹介:生態学における時系列間の因果関係推定法.
    日本生態学会誌, 65, 241–253 (2015). [link]
  16. Masato S. Abe, Masakazu Shimada.
    Lévy walks suboptimal under predation risk.
    PLOS Computational Biology, 11(11): e1004601 (2015). [link]
  17. Hiroyuki Shimoji*, Masato S. Abe* (*co-first), Kazuki Tsuji, Naoki Masuda.
    Global network structure of dominance hierarchy of ant workers.
    Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 11, 20140599 (2014). [link]
    Preprint: arXiv:1407.4277
    Download presentation slides
    Dominance network data are available at the journal’s website.
  18. 笠田実, 阿部真人, 池上高志.
    日本ゲーミング&シミュレーション誌, 21, 52–59 (2011). [link]

Conference Proceedings (refereed)

  1. Tomasz M. Rutkowski, Masato S. Abe, Marcin Koculak, Mihoko Otake-Matsuura.
    Cognitive assessment estimation from behavioral responses in emotional faces evaluation task – AI regression approach for dementia onset prediction in aging societies – .
    NeurIPS Joint Workshop on AI for Social Good. Vancouver, Canada; 2019. p. 1–4. [link]

  2. Tomasz M. Rutkowski, Marcin Koculak, Masato S. Abe, Mihoko Otake-Matsuura.
    Brain correlates of task–load and dementia elucidation with tensor machine learning using oddball BCI paradigm.
    IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) IEEE. Brighton, United Kingdom: IEEE Press; 2019. p. 8578-8582. [link]
  3. Tomasz M. Rutkowski, Qibin Zhao, Masato S. Abe, Mihoko Otake-Matsuura.
    Passive BCI for task-load and dementia biomarker elucidation.
    In: 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC). IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Berlin, Germany: IEEE Press; 2019. p. ThC01.1.

  4. Tomasz M. Rutkowski, Masato S. Abe, Mihoko Otake.
    AI neurotechnology for aging societies –task-load and dementia EEG digital biomarker development using information geometry machine learning methods–.
    NIPS 2018 workshop, December 2018, Montoreal.
  5. Mihoko Otake, Masato S. Abe, Masahiro Nochi, Eiji Shimizu.
    Estimation of personalized value through the analysis of conversational data assisted by coimagination method.
    AAAI 2018 Spring Symposium, March 2018, Stanford University.
  6. Masato S. Abe, Haruna Fujioka, Yasukazu Okada.
    Characterizing spontaneous active and inactive patterns in ant individuals.
    SWARM, October 2017, Kyoto University.
  7. Nobuaki Mizumoto, Masato S. Abe, Naohisa Nagaya, Ryusuke Fujisawa, Shigeto Dobata.
    Sexually differential movement can enhance mating encounters: potential uses of servosphere for detecting intraspecific variations of walking patterns.
    SWARM, October 2017, Kyoto University.
  8. Haruna Fujioka, Masato S. Abe, Yasukazu Okada.
    Effect of age differences and group size on circadian activity rhythms in queen-less ant Diacamma sp. from Japan.
    SWARM, October 2017, Kyoto University.
  9. Ryusuke Fujisawa, Nobuaki Mizumoto, Masato Abe, Naohisa Nagaya, Shigeto Dobata.
    Measurement System Based on Robotics for Studies of Insect Behavior.
    SWARM, October 2017, Kyoto University.
  10. Nobuaki Mizumoto, Ryota Sato, Naohisa Nagaya, Masato S. Abe, Shigeto Dobata, Ryusuke Fujisawa.
    Tracking movement of individual insects with an omnidirectional treadmill mechanism.
    SWARM, October 2015, Kyoto University.


  1. 著:Chantal D. Larose, Daniel T. Larose
    訳:阿部真人, 西村晃治.
    『Python, Rで学ぶデータサイエンス』 東京化学同人 (2020).
  2. 嶋田正和, 阿部真人.
    『Rで学ぶ統計学入門』 東京化学同人 (2017).
  3. 阿部真人.分担執筆(分担箇所:「レヴィ飛行」).上田恭介ら(共編).
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  1. 阿部真人.
    『あいみっく』 国際医学情報センター, 38(2), (2017). [link]
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