Sustained Firing of Model Central Auditory Neurons Yields a Discriminative Spectro-temporal Representation for Natural Sounds

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Michael A Carlin; Mounya Elhilali;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Computational Biology,volume 9,issue 3 (issn: 1553-734X, eissn: 1553-7358)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002982, pmc: PMC3610626
  • Subject: Computational Biology | Research Article | Biology | Signal Processing | Neuroscience | Computational Neuroscience | Engineering | QH301-705.5 | Coding Mechanisms | Audio Signal Processing | Sensory Systems | Biology (General)
    arxiv: Quantitative Biology::Neurons and Cognition

The processing characteristics of neurons in the central auditory system are directly shaped by and reflect the statistics of natural acoustic environments, but the principles that govern the relationship between natural sound ensembles and observed responses in neuroph... View more
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