Model of recurrent cyclic inhibition as described on p.119 of Friesen and
Friesen (1994), which was slightly modified from Szekely's model (1965).
The conditions for oscillation are:
(1) the loop must contain an odd number of neurons,
(2) each of which can significantly inhibit its target,
and (3) the excitatory drive must be strong enough so the
loop neurons will spike when released from inhibition
In the SpikePlot, the bottom three trains show the alternating activity of
the loop neurons. The top three trains are the afferent excitatory streams.
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Szekely, G.. Logical network for controlling limb movements in urodela.
Acta Physiologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 27:285-289, 1965.
Kling, U. and Szekely, G.. Simulation of rhythmic nervous activities.
I. Function of networks with cyclic inhibitions.
Kybernetik 5:89-103, 1968.
Friesen, W.O. and Friesen, J.A.. NeuroDynamix. New York: Oxford
University Press, 1994.