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Neuroinformatics in Vision Science: NRV Project and VISIOME Platform

  • Shiro Usui
Conference paper
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Part of the Keio University International Symposia for Life Sciences and Medicine book series (KEIO, volume 11)

Abstract

One of the frontiers of the twenty-first century is the elucidation of the complicated and elaborate functions of the brain, such as sensory perception, recognition, memory, emotion, etc. The specialization and segmentation of advanced research topics make it very difficult to integrate related evidence so as to understand the integrative functions of the brain. The introduction of information science technology in the analysis, processing, transmission, storage, integration, and utilization of information is indispensable.

Key words

Neuroinformatics Vision science VISIOME Mathematical model 

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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shiro Usui
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory for NeuroinformaticsRIKEN BSIHirosawa, Wako, SaitamaJapan
  2. 2.Information and Computer SciencesToyohashi University of TechnologyTempaku, ToyohashiJapan

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