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Stable propagation of synchronous spiking in cortical neural networks
We show that a combinatorial neural code, based on rapid associations of groups of neurons co-ordinating their activity at the single spike level, is possible within a cortical-like network. Expand
Simulation of networks of spiking neurons: A review of tools and strategies
We review different aspects of the simulation of spiking neural networks. Expand
NEST (NEural Simulation Tool)
Phenomenological models of synaptic plasticity based on spike timing
We review phenomenological models of short-term and long-term synaptic plasticity, in particular spike-timing dependent plasticity (STDP). Expand
Spike-Timing-Dependent Plasticity in Balanced Random Networks
The balanced random network model attracts considerable interest because it explains the irregular spiking activity at low rates and large membrane potential fluctuations exhibited by cortical neurons. Expand
Spike synchronization and rate modulation differentially involved in motor cortical function.
It is now commonly accepted that planning and execution of movements are based on distributed processing by neuronal populations in motor cortical areas. It is less clear, though, how theseExpand
The Cell-Type Specific Cortical Microcircuit: Relating Structure and Activity in a Full-Scale Spiking Network Model
In the past decade, the cell-type specific connectivity and activity of local cortical networks have been characterized experimentally to some detail. In parallel, modeling has been established as aExpand
NEST (NEural Simulation Tool)
Modeling the Spatial Reach of the LFP
The local field potential (LFP) reflects activity of many neurons in the vicinity of the recording electrode and is therefore useful for studying local network dynamics. Much of the nature of the LFPExpand
PyNEST: A Convenient Interface to the NEST Simulator
The neural simulation tool NEST (http://www.nest-initiative.org) is a modern programming language that has recently received considerable attention in Computational Neuroscience. Expand