Dr Howard Schneider
Dr Howard Schneider

Recent Publications and Presentations

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Note re 'Recent Publications and Presentations':
- these are simply listed sequentially as they occur

-AI/AGI-related journals, patents, software/technology-related, etc usually are indexed differently than biological/medical publications but links are provided below to full papers where possible

-MDPAC Journal articles are not indexed but links are provided to full articles (they represent continuing education to the physician psychotherapist population rather than new research)

 

 

 

Recent Conference Presentations

Poster Presentation:
International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorders IFMAD 2010
November 17-19, 2010, Vienna, Austria

Schneider, H., Thornton, J., Tarzwell, R., Freeman, M., McLean, M. and van Lierop, M., 3D brain SPECT imaging as an aid in the management of resistant depression

Poster Presentation:
Rotman Research Institute Annual Conference: Neuroscience of Emotion and Emotion-Related Disorders
March 27-29, 2011, Toronto, Canada
Schneider, H., Thornton, J., Freeman, M., McLean, M. and van Lierop, M.,, Management of Chronic Depression with 3D Brain SPECT Imaging: A Case Report

Case Presentation:
Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Scientific Conference
April 28-30, 2011, Niagara Falls, Canada
Freeman, M.A. and Schneider, H., Management of Chronic Depression with Brain SPECT Imaging

 Poster Presentation:
3
rd International Congress on ADHD
26-29 May 2011, Berlin, Germany
Schneider, H., McLean, M., Freeman, M., Thornton, J., van Lierop, M. and Tarzwell, R., 3D Brain SPECT of ADHD Presenting as Borderline Personality Disorder

 Poster Presentation:
CADDRA 2011 ADHD Conference
14-16 October 2011, Toronto, Canada
Schneider, H., McLean, M., Freeman, M., Thornton, J. and van Lierop, M., 3D HMPAO Brain SPECT Scans as an Aid in the Diagnosis and Management of ADHD

 Nuclear Medicine Grand Rounds:
University Health Network/University of Toronto
27 October 2011, Toronto, Canada
Thornton, J., Schneider, H., McLean, M., van Lierop, M.
Levels of Evidence for HMPAO SPECT Scans in Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry

Brain Spect Imaging in Psychiatry
University of British Columbia/Lionsgate Hospital Department of Psychiatry
October 20, 2012, North Vancouver, Canada
Schneider, H.
SPECT Scans in ADHD

Brain Spect Imaging in Psychiatry
University of British Columbia/Lionsgate Hospital Department of Psychiatry
October 20, 2012, North Vancouver, Canada
Schneider, H.
Levels of Evidence for SPECT

Chair of Session: Artificial Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, Clustering and Applications
2018 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI'18)

August 2, 2018, Las Vegas, USA
Schneider, H. and Nascimento, A.M.
 

Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture
2018 Annual International Conference on Biologically-Inspired Cognitive Architectures (BICA 2018)
 held as part of the Joint Multi-Conference on Human-Level Artificial Intelligence (HLAI-18)
August 22 - 24, 2018, Czech Technical University, 
Prague, Czech Republic.
Schneider, H.

https://www.respekt.cz/spolecnost/muze-pocitac-trpet-psychozou

Subsymbolic Versus Symbolic Data Flow in the Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture
2019 Annual International Conference on Brain-Inspired Cognitive
 Architectures for Artificial Intelligence (2019 BICA*AI) (name change in BICA)
August 16-19, 2019, Microsoft Main Campus, Redmond, Seattle, USA.
Schneider, H.

Causal Cognitive Architecture 1 (CCA1): Integration of Connectionist Elements

into a Navigational Framework

Schneider, H.

2020 Annual International Conference on Brain-Inspired Cognitive 
 Architectures for Artificial Intelligence (2020 BICA*AI)
November 10-15, 2020,  in  Natal, Brazil -- s
witched to virtual event 

2020 BICA*AI Pre-Conference August 30, 2020

Please click this link for the slides intended for the Pre-Conference:
https://github.com/howard8888/MBLS-3.0/blob/master/BICAAI_2020_01.pdf

Levels of Intelligence in Artificial and Biological Systems: An Improved Rating Scale
Schneider, H.
2021 Annual Conference on Biologically-Inspired Cognitive Architectures 
September 12-19, 2021
Vienna, Austria
Switched to virtual event
slides: https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/levels%20of%20intelligence%20.pdf

Causal Cognitive Architecture 2 (CCA2): A Solution to the Binding Problem
Schneider, H.
2021 International Workshop on Biologically-Inspired Cognitive Architectures at the 21st ACM Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents 
[Note: CCA2 only binds space, while CCA3 published below in Cognitive Systems Research provides a
more general and formal solution binding both space and time]

[Note name change for BICA back to pre-2018 name]
September 14-17, 2021
University of Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, Japan
Switched to virtual event
slides: https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/CCA2_BICA2021_full_slides.pdf
video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hx9BeWjWow

 

Recent Mental Health Related Presentations

GPPA 25th Annual Conference
April 27, 2012 1:30-5PM
Toronto, Canada
Schneider, H.
Psychopharmacology of Depression

GPPA 26th Annual Conference
May 25, 2013 1:30-5PM
Toronto, Canada
Schneider, H.
Psychopharmacology of Depression 2013

GPPA Winter 2014 Educational Teleconference Series
February 18, 2014
Schneider, H.
Psychopharmacology of ADHD

OMA Section on Primary Care Mental Health Wednesday Night Series
November 8, 2017
Schneider, H.
Treating Insomnia-- Psychotherapy (CBT-I) and Psychopharmacology

OMA (Ontario Medical Association) Section on Primary Care Mental Health
Rescheduled October 22, 2020 -- Virtual Presentation 
Schneider, H.
AI and the Future of Medicine/Mankind

Please click this link for the slides intended for the talk:

https://github.com/howard8888/ai-and-the-future-of-medicine/blob/master/AI%20and%20the%20Future%20of%20Medicine.pdf
(Please click "download". You will not be able to view all the slides inside GitHub.)

 

Recent Publications relating to Psychotherapy, Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry
 

Schneider, H., Bupropion as First-Line Antidepressant Treatment of Unipolar Depression?, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2009, Vol. 16, No. 3, p 2-4.

Schneider, H. Thornton, J.F., Freeman, M.A., McLean, M.K. and van Lierop, M., Case Report: Low-Dose Brain 3D SPECT Scanning, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2009, Vol. 16, No. 4, p 9-11.

Schneider, H., Pregabalin for Anxiety Disorders, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2009, Vol. 16, No. 5, p 8-9.

Schneider, H., Thornton, J., Tarzwell, R., Freeman, M., McLean, M. and van Lierop, M., 3D brain SPECT imaging as an aid in the management of resistant depression, International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 2010; 14(Suppl 1): 36-37

Schneider, H., GPPA 2010 Winter Educational Teleconference Series, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2010, Vol. 17, No. 1, p 3-5.

Schneider, H., Aiming for Remission in Depression – Psychotherapy plus the Combination of Antidepressant Medications at the Start of Treatment,GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X, 2010, Vol. 17, No. 2, p 5-9.

Schneider, H. and Tarzwell, R., Aripiprazole - An Atypical Atypical Antipsychotic, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2010, Vol. 17, No. 3, p 7-8.

Schneider, H., McLean, M., Freeman, M., Thornton, J., van Lierop, M. and Tarzwell, R., 3D Brain SPECT of ADHD Presenting as Borderline Personality Disorder, ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders,  Vol 3, No. 2, P. 138, June 2011

Schneider, H., Management of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2011, Vol. 18, No. 1, p 7-10.

Schneider, H. and Tarzwell, R., Introduction to Neuropsychiatry, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2011, Vol. 18, No. 2, p 3-6.

Schneider, H. and Tarzwell, R., Diagnosis and Management of Borderline Personality Disorder, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2011, Vol. 18, No. 3, p 3-6.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Failure of Antidepressants, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2011, Vol. 18, No. 3, p 13-14.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Atypicals for Dementia?, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2012, Vol. 19, No. 1, p 5-6.

Schneider, H., Management of Adult ADHD, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2012, Vol. 19, No. 2, p 5-11.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Refractory OCD, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2012, Vol. 19, No. 2, p 18-19.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Unstable Depression, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2012, Vol. 19, No.32, p 12-14.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Extreme Anxiety, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2013, Vol. 20, No. 1, p 9-10.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Traumatic Brain Injury, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2013, Vol. 20, No. 2, p 8-10.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Single Episode of Antidepressant-Induced Mania, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2013, Vol. 20, No. 3, p 8-11.

Thornton, J., Schneider, H., McLean, M. et al, Improved Outcomes Using Brain SPECT Guided Treatment vs Treatment as Usual in Community Psychiatric Outpatients: a Retrospective Case-Control Study, Journal of Neuropsychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences 2014; 26:51-56.

http://neuro.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.12100238

http://www.molecularimaging.net/topics/molecular-imaging/neuroimaging/3d-brain-spect-may-lead-better-cognitive-function-psychiatric-patients

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Schizoaffective Disorder, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2014, Vol. 21, No. 1, p 10-12.  
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Winter2014_21_1.pdf

 Raji, C., Tarzwell, R., Pavel, D., Schneider,H., Uszler,M., Thornton,J., van Lierop, M., Cohen, P., Amen,D. and Henderson, T., (2014) Clinical Utility of SPECT Neuroimaging in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review. PLoS ONE 9(3): e91088. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091088   http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0091088

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Complex Mood and Personality Disorders , GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2014, Vol. 21, No. 2, p 11 - 13.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Treating ADHD in the Family, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2014, Vol. 21, No. 3, p 4 - 6.

Schneider, H., Thornton, J., Freeman, M. et al, Conventional SPECT versus 3D Thresholded SPECT Imaging in the Diagnosis of ADHD: A Retrospective Study, Journal of Neuropsychiatry & Clinical Neurosciences 2014: 26:335-343.  http://neuro.psychiatryonline.org/doi/abs/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.12110280

http://www.molecularimaging.net/topics/molecular-imaging/neuroimaging/spect-goes-3d-improved-diagnosis-adhd

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Untreatable Depression, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2015, Vol. 22, No. 1, p 5 - 7.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Personality Disorder and Depression, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2015, Vol. 22, No. 2, p 3 -6.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2015, Vol. 22, No. 3,  p 3 - 7.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Delusional Disorder, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2016, Vol. 23, No. 1,  p 3- 6.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: A Case of Chronic Pain, GP Psychotherapist, ISSN 1918-381X,  2016, Vol. 23, No. 2,  p 4- 7.

Schneider, H. and Xie, L., Algorithm and Method for Automated Acquisition of Medical History, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems 2016 p 159 - 160, ISBN 1-60132-437-5, CSREA Press.

Schneider, H. and Xie, L., Algorithm and Method for Automated Processing of Medical E-mails, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Health Informatics and Medical Systems 2016 p 161-162, ISBN 1-60132-437-5, CSREA Press.

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Tardive Dyskinesia, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2016, Vol. 23, No. 3, p3.-7.  
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Fall2016_23_3.pdf

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Recurrent Unipolar Depression in the Older Patient, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2017, Vol. 24, No. 1, p 7-10.

Schneider, H. and Shaw, G.Y., Psychopharmacology Corner: Insomnia - Part 1, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2017, Vol. 24, No. 2, p 4- 9.
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Spring2017_24_2.pdf

Schneider, H. and Shaw, G.Y., Psychopharmacology Corner: Insomnia - Part 2, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2017, Vol. 24 , No. 3, p 4- 8.
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Fall2017_24_3.pdf

Schneider, H. and Shah, S., Psychopharmacology Corner: EmergencyTreatment of Agitation, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2018, Vol. 25 , No. 1, p 7 - 11.

https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Spring2018vol%2025%201.pdf

Schneider, H., Non-Hybrid Meaningful-Based Learning System Using a Configurable Network of Neural Networks. Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence pp 96-102; Aug 2018.

Schneider, H., Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture. Procedia Computer Science, 9th Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, BICA 2018,edited by Samsonovich, A.V.,  2018, 145:471-480.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877050918323974

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Can We Prevent Schizophrenia?, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2018, Vol. 25, No. 2,  p 4 -7.https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/Fall%20MDPAC%202018.pdf

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: CANMAT Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Major Depressive Disorder, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2019, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp 4 - 9.

https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Spring2019_26_1.pdf

 

Schneider, H. (2020) Subsymbolic Versus Symbolic Data Flow in the Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture. In: Samsonovich A. (eds) Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2019. BICA 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 948. Springer, Cham
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25719-4_61

 

Schneider, H. (2020) Schizophrenia and the Future of Artificial Intelligence. In: Samsonovich A. (eds) Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2019. BICA 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 948. Springer, Cham

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25719-4_62

 

Schneider, H. (2020) Emergence of Belief Systems and the Future of Artificial Intelligence. In: Samsonovich A. (eds) Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures 2019. BICA 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 948. Springer, Cham

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25719-4_63

 

Schneider, H. and Kapustin, D., Psychopharmacology Corner:  Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2019, Vol. 26 , No. 2, pp 4 -8.
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/Journal_Fall%202019_draft%202.pdf

 

Schneider, H.  The Meaningful-Based Cognitive Architecture Model of Schizophrenia, Cognitive Systems Research, 2020, vol 59 pp 73-90.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogsys.2019.09.019

https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/elsevier%20cog%20sys%202020%20mbca%20model%20scz.pdf

 

Kapustin, D. and Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner:  CANMAT Guidelines for Managing  Bipolar Disorder, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2020, Vol. 27 , No. 1, pp 4-10.

https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/Journal_Spring%202020_27_1.pdf

 

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner:  Panic Disorder, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2020, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp 4-10.

https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/Journal_Winter_2020.pdf

 

Schneider, H.  Causal Cognitive Architecture 1: Integration of Connectionist Elements into a Navigation-Based Framework.  Cognitive Systems Research, 2021, vol 66, pp 67-81.

https://github.com/howard8888/cca1_july2020/blob/master/Causal%20Cognitive%20Architecture%201.pdf

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1389041720300954?via%3Dihub

 

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Health Canada Jan 6, 2021 Summary Safety Review: Post-SSRI/SNRI Sexual Dysfunction, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2021, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp 4-5.
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Spring_2021.pdf

 

Schneider, H.  (2021). Chapter: Applying Principles from Medicine - What can AI Learn from Medicine? In Lidströmer, N., Ashrafian, H. (Eds), Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Springer Nature, Cham. ISBN 978-3-030-64573-1, printed version pending/electronic version in press.
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58080-3_289-1

pdf: https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/AIM_chapter_medicine_to_AI.pdf

video accompanying the chapter: https://vimeo.com/573088152

 

Schneider, H. (2021). Chapter: Artificial Intelligence in Schizophrenia. In Lidströmer, N., Ashrafian, H. (Eds), Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Springer Nature, Cham. ISBN 978-3-030-64573-1, printed version pending/electronic version in press.

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58080-3_214-1
pdf: https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/AIM%20Schizophrenia%20chapter.pdf

video accompanying the chapter: https://vimeo.com/578934812

 

Schneider, H., Psychopharmacology Corner: Deprescribing Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists, Medical Psychotherapy Review, ISSN 2370-3083,  2021, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp4 - 8.
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/MDPAC_Fall2021.pdf

 

Schneider, H.  Causal Cognitive Architecture 2: A Solution to the Binding Problem. In Springer Studies in Computational Intelligence, 2021, in press.
paper: https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/CCA2.pdf
slides: 
https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/CCA2_BICA2021_full_slides.pdf

video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hx9BeWjWow

 

Schneider, H.  Levels of Intelligence in Biological and Artificial Systems. In BICA-based Systems at 2021 IS4SI, MDPI Proceedings, 2021, in press.
paper: https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/schneider_h_formatted_bica2021_levels_of_intelligence.pdf

slides: https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/levels%20of%20intelligence%20.pdf

Schneider, H.  Causal Cognitive Architecture 3: A Solution to the Binding Problem. Cognitive Systems Research, 2021, in press.
[Note: CCA2 only binds space, while CCA3 provides a
more general and formal solution binding both space and time]

related conference video introducing the CCA3:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hx9BeWjWow

summary of equations to assist with reading of the paper:   https://github.com/howard8888/insomnia/blob/master/cca3_equations.pdf

Link to full paper: pending publication

A set of 5 video tutorials (each approx 15 minutes) is included as supplementary information to the published paper.

Additional videos #6 and #7 are also available discussing causal operation of the software in more detail.

Link to video #1: pending publication

Link to video #2: pending publication

Link to video #3: pending publication

Link to video #4: pending publication

Link to video #5: pending publication

Link to video #6: pending publication

Link to video #7: pending publication

 

Thornton, J., Schneider, H., Cohen, P.F., DeBruin, S., Uszler, J.M., Siow, Y-H., McLean, M., van Lierop, M.J., Pavel, D.G., Henderson, T.A., 3D Thresholded SPECT Brain Scans as a Biomarker of Improvement in Psychiatric Disorders. 2021 Manuscript Submitted.

 

 

 

 

Note re 'Recent Publications and Presentations':
- these are simply listed sequentially as they occur

-AI/AGI-related journals, patents, software/technology-related, etc usually are indexed differently than biological/medical publications but links are provided to full papers where possible

-MDPAC Journal articles are not indexed but links are provided to full articles (they represent continuing education to the physician psychotherapist population rather than new research)

 

 

 

Software Code, Research Datasets and Slides from Presentations

Available on my GitHub page:  No longer listing full AI code. Please contact me for any inquiries.