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Reproducibility and Variability in Neural Spike Trains
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To provide information about dynamic sensory stimuli, the pattern of action potentials in spiking neurons must be variable. Expand
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Diffusion and scaling during early embryonic pattern formation.
Development of spatial patterns in multicellular organisms depends on gradients in the concentration of signaling molecules that control gene expression. In the Drosophila embryo, Bicoid (Bcd)Expand
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Real-time performance of a movement-sensitive neuron in the blowfly visual system: coding and information transfer in short spike sequences
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We develop model-independent methods for characterizing the information carried by particular features of a neural spike train as it encodes continuously varying stimuli. Expand
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Entropy and information in neural spike trains: progress on the sampling problem.
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The major problem in information theoretic analysis of neural responses and other biological data is the reliable estimation of entropy-like quantities from small samples, where other techniques fail. Expand
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On the application of information theory to neural spike trains.
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We show how to quantify this information, in bits, free from any assumptions about which features of the spike train or input waveform are most important. Expand
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Neural coding of naturalistic motion stimuli.
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We study a wide-field motion-sensitive neuron in the visual system of the blowfly Calliphora vicina. Expand
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Reliability of Signal Transfer at a Tonically Transmitting, Graded Potential Synapse of the Locust Ocellar Pathway
We assessed the performance of a synapse that transmits small, sustained, graded potentials between two classes of second-order ocellar “L-neurons” of the locust. We characterized the transmission ofExpand
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Statistical properties of spike trains: universal and stimulus-dependent aspects.
Statistical properties of spike trains measured from a sensory neuron in vivo are studied experimentally and theoretically. Experiments are performed on an identified neuron in the visual system ofExpand
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