A frequency-resolved mutual information rate and its application to neural systems.

@article{Bernardi2015AFM,
  title={A frequency-resolved mutual information rate and its application to neural systems.},
  author={Davide Bernardi and Benjamin Lindner},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={113 5},
  pages={
          1342-57
        }
}
The encoding and processing of time-dependent signals into sequences of action potentials of sensory neurons is still a challenging theoretical problem. Although, with some effort, it is possible to quantify the flow of information in the model-free framework of Shannon's information theory, this yields just a single number, the mutual information rate. This rate does not indicate which aspects of the stimulus are encoded. Several studies have identified mechanisms at the cellular and network… 

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