Inhibitory cells enable sparse coding in V1 model (King et al. 2013)


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" ... Here we show that adding a separate population of inhibitory neurons to a spiking model of V1 provides conformance to Dale’s Law, proposes a computational role for at least one class of interneurons, and accounts for certain observed physiological properties in V1. ... "
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1 . King PD, Zylberberg J, DeWeese MR (2013) Inhibitory interneurons decorrelate excitatory cells to drive sparse code formation in a spiking model of V1. J Neurosci 33:5475-85 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
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Cell Type(s): Abstract integrate-and-fire leaky neuron;
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