Synchronization in model networks of class I neurons

Katriel, Guy (2003) Synchronization in model networks of class I neurons. [Preprint]

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We study a modification of the Hoppensteadt-Izhikevich canonical model for networks of class I neurons, in which the 'pulse' emitted by a neuron is smooth rather than a delta-function. We prove two types of results about synchronization and desynchronization of such networks, the first type pertaining to 'pulse' functions which are symmetric, and the other type in the regime in which each neuron is connected to many other neurons.

Item Type:Preprint
Additional Information:An error in the asymptotic analysis in section 5 of the first version of the paper is corrected.
Subjects:Neuroscience > Neural Modelling
Neuroscience > Computational Neuroscience
Computer Science > Neural Nets
ID Code:3181
Deposited By: Katriel, Dr Guy
Deposited On:06 Oct 2003
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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