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Cerebral cortex : principles of operation

Author: Edmund T Rolls
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats

This book provides insights into the principles of operation of the cerebral cortex. These principles are key to understanding how we, as humans, function. The book includes Appendices on the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund T Rolls
ISBN: 9780198820345 0198820348
OCLC Number: 1028742248
Description: xix, 958 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1: Introduction2: Hierarchical Organization3: Localization of Function4: Recurrent Collateral Connections and Attractor Networks5: The Noisy Cortex: Stochastic dynamics, decisions, and memory6: Attention, Short-term Memory, and Biased Competition7: Diluted Connectivity8: Coding Principles9: Synaptic Modification for Learning10: Synaptic and Neuronal Adaptation and Facilitation11: Backprojections in the Neocortex12: Memory and the Hippocampus13: Limited Neurogenesis in the Adult Cortex14: Invariance Learning and Vision15: Emotion, Motivation, Reward Value, Pleasure, and their Mechanisms16: Noise in the Cortex, Stability, Psychiatric Disease, and Aging17: Syntax and Language18: Evolutionary Trends in Cortical Design and Principles of Operation19: Genetics and Self-Organization Build the Cortex20: Cortex versus Basal Ganglia Design for Selection21: Sleep and Dreaming22: Which Cortical Computations Underlie Consciousness?23: Cerebellar Cortex24: The Hippocampus and Memory25: Invariant Visual Object Recognition Learning26: SynthesisIntroduction to Linear Algebra for Neural NetworksNeural Network ModelsInformation Theory and Neuronal EncodingSimulation Software for Neuronal Network ModelsReferencesIndex
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