Spike Train Correlations on Slow Time Scales in Monkey Visual Cortex

  • J. Krüger
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 49)

Abstract

The brain is usually viewed as an organ in which neurons respond to signals from the environment, and other neurons control muscles acting upon the environment. The link between the two is formed by an enormous neuronal network within which a complex signal processing goes on, involving memory storage and retrieval. This view implicitly presupposes the knowledge of the notion of “environment”, together with some of its fundamental properties, such as containing objects. The role of neuronal activity is then to generate a representation of individual situations occurring in that environment.

Keywords

Retina Neurol Cross Correlation Trion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Krüger
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurologische UniversitätsklinikFreiburgGermany

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