Systems Neuroscience

Systems Neuroscience

1st Edition - January 1, 1977

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  • Editor: David Metzler
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323157803

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Systems Neuroscience is a compilation of interdisciplinary contributions to systems neuroscience — an approach within neuroscience that connects system theory and computer simulation. The compendium contains papers that discusses and elaborates a diverse range of studies in systems neuroscience. The topics in the book include the psychophysical data on human visual perception and memory, and indicates the value of a top-down analysis in relating quantitative measurements of human behavior to the fine-level analysis of the neurophysiology; computer analysis of a neural model of masking and flicker fusion; studies on the properties of differential equations that represent networks of neurons; the development of an interactive computer graphics language for the simulation of concurrent processes such as those occurring in neural networks; and the data structures for internal representations of spatial dimensions in the brain. The book will be a good source of valuable insight for neuroscientists.

Table of Contents


  • Contributors

    Preface

    Mental Transformations: A Top-Down Analysis

    Cortical Development and Perceptual Invariance

    A Neural Model for the Handling of Phenomena Associated with Trains of Light Stimuli: An Updated Version to Fit Fusion Data

    A Mathematical Approach to Neural Systems

    Competition and Cooperation in Neural Nets

    The Amygdaloid Kindling Phenomenon: A Tentative Model

    Two Time-Domain Oscillatory Brain Models for Psychologists

    Some Design Criteria for the CORETEX Language

    Motivational Learning of Spatial Behavior

    A Model of CA1 Hippocampus as a Spatial Cognitive Map

    Author Index

    Subject Index

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  • No. of pages: 282
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1977
  • Published: January 1, 1977
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323157803

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David Metzler

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