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Simulation of a Chaos-Like Irregular Neural Firing Pattern Based on Improved Deterministic Chay Model

  • Zhongting Jiang
  • Dong WangEmail author
  • Jin Sun
  • Hengyue Shi
  • Huijie Shang
  • Yuehui Chen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11554)

Abstract

In this paper, the deterministic Chay model was improved considering the generation mechanism of an action potential, with special relevance to the opening of potassium channel after depolarization. Then a chaos-like irregular non-periodic neural firing pattern, which was lying between period n and period (n + 1) bursting in a period-adding bifurcation and composed of alternating period n and period (n + 1) bursts, was also simulated by this improved Chay model. The nonlinear time series analysis results suggest this pattern display both deterministic and stochastic dynamic characteristics, as same as those results in the previous studies. This pattern was always simulated by stochastic neuron models and considered to be coherence resonance near the bifurcation points induced by the inner noise. However, there was no noise in this improved deterministic Chay model. This present paper attempted to discuss and preliminarily explain the generation mechanism of this firing pattern from the standpoint of the unification of certainty and randomness.

Keywords

Neural discharge activity Deterministic Chay model Action potential Chaos-like Neural firing pattern 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This research was supported by the Shandong Provincial Natural Science Foundation, China (No. ZR2018LF005), the National Key Research and Development Program of China (No. 2016YFC0106000), the Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61302128, 61573166, 61572230), and the Youth Science and Technology Star Program of Jinan City (201406003).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhongting Jiang
    • 1
  • Dong Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jin Sun
    • 1
  • Hengyue Shi
    • 1
  • Huijie Shang
    • 1
  • Yuehui Chen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Information Science and EngineeringUniversity of JinanJinanChina
  2. 2.Key Laboratory of Medicinal Plant and Animal Resources of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in Qinghai ProvinceQinghai Normal UniversityXiningChina

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