Neural Codes and Distributed Representations: Foundations of Neural Computation

Paperback | August 19, 1999

EditorLaurence F. Abbott, Terrence J. Sejnowski

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Since its founding in 1989 by Terrence Sejnowski, Neural Computation has become the leading journal in the field. Foundations of Neural Computation collects, by topic, the most significant papers that have appeared in the journal over the past nine years.

The present volume focuses on neural codes and representations, topics of broad interest to neuroscientists and modelers. The topics addressed are: how neurons encode information through action potential firing patterns, how populations of neurons represent information, and how individual neurons use dendritic processing and biophysical properties of synapses to decode spike trains. The papers encompass a wide range of levels of investigation, from dendrites and neurons to networks and systems.

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An extensive range of papers focusing on neural codes and representations, Neural Codes and Distributed Representations discusses how neurons encode information through action potential firing patterns. It also examines how populations of neurons represent information while individual neurons use dendritic processing and biophysical pr...

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Since its founding in 1989 by Terrence Sejnowski, Neural Computation has become the leading journal in the field. Foundations of Neural Computation collects, by topic, the most significant papers that have appeared in the journal over the past nine years.The present volume focuses on neural codes and representations, topics of broad ...

Terrence J. Sejnowski is Francis Crick Professor, Director of the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Professor of Biology at the University of California, San Diego.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:369 pages, 8.9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:August 19, 1999Publisher:The MIT PressLanguage:English

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An extensive range of papers focusing on neural codes and representations, Neural Codes and Distributed Representations discusses how neurons encode information through action potential firing patterns. It also examines how populations of neurons represent information while individual neurons use dendritic processing and biophysical properties of synapses to decode spike trains.