Sparsely connected networks of spiking neurons (Brunel 2000)

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The dynamics of networks of sparsely connected excitatory and inhibitory integrate-and-fire neurons are studied analytically (and with simulations). The analysis reveals a rich repertoire of states, including synchronous states in which neurons fire regularly; asynchronous states with stationary global activity and very irregular individual cell activity; and states in which the global activity oscillates but individual cells fire irregularly, typically at rates lower than the global oscillation frequency. See paper for more and details.
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1 . Brunel N (2000) Dynamics of sparsely connected networks of excitatory and inhibitory spiking neurons. J Comput Neurosci 8:183-208 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Connectionist Network;
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Simulation Environment: NEST;
Model Concept(s): Activity Patterns; Oscillations; Spatio-temporal Activity Patterns; Simplified Models;
Implementer(s): Gewaltig, Marc-Oliver [marc-oliver.gewaltig@epfl.ch];
 
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