25th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting: CNS-2016

Tatyana O. Sharpee, Alain Destexhe, Mitsuo Kawato, Vladislav Sekulić, Frances K. Skinner, Daniel K. Wójcik, Chaitanya Chintaluri, Dorottya Cserpán, Zoltán Somogyvári, Jae Kyoung Kim, Zachary P. Kilpatrick, Matthew R. Bennett (+597 others)
2016 BMC Neuroscience  
BMC Neuroscience 2016, 17(Suppl 1):A1 Neural circuits are notorious for the complexity of their organization. Part of this complexity is related to the number of different cell types that work together to encode stimuli. I will discuss theoretical results that point to functional advantages of splitting neural populations into subtypes, both in feedforward and recurrent networks. These results outline a framework for categorizing neuronal types based on their functional properties. Such
more » ... cation scheme could augment classification schemes based on molecular, anatomical, and electrophysiological properties.
doi:10.1186/s12868-016-0283-6 pmid:27534393 pmcid:PMC5001212 fatcat:bt45etzj2bbolfcxlxo7hlv6ju