Surround Suppression in V1 via Withdraw of Balanced Local Excitation in V1 (Shushruth 2012)

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The model is mean-field network models, which is set up as a so-called ring-model, i. e. it is a highly idealized model of an orientation hypercolumn in primary visual cortex. Long-range intra-areal and inter-areal feedback connections are modeled phenomenologically as an external input. In this model, there are recurrent interactions via short-range local connections between orientation columns, but not between hypercolumns.
Reference:
1 . Shushruth S, Mangapathy P, Ichida JM, Bressloff PC, Schwabe L, Angelucci A (2012) Strong recurrent networks compute the orientation tuning of surround modulation in the primate primary visual cortex. J Neurosci 32:308-21 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Neocortex L2/3 pyramidal GLU cell; Neocortex V1 interneuron basket PV GABA cell;
Channel(s):
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): GabaA; AMPA;
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Gaba; Glutamate;
Simulation Environment: MATLAB;
Model Concept(s): Vision;
Implementer(s):
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% The function
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%   vD = oridiff( PHI, vPHI )
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% computes the orientation difference vD = vPHI - PHI in degree.
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function vD = oridiff( PHI, vPHI )

    vD = vPHI - PHI;

    idx1 = find( vD < -90 );
    vD(idx1) = vD(idx1) + 180;
    
    idx2 = find( vD > 90 );
    vD(idx2) = vD(idx2) - 180;