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A mean-field model for conductance-based networks of adaptive exponential integrate-and-fire neurons

  title={A mean-field model for conductance-based networks of adaptive exponential integrate-and-fire neurons},
  author={Yann Zerlaut and Alain Destexhe},
  journal={arXiv: Neurons and Cognition},
Voltage-sensitive dye imaging (VSDi) has revealed fundamental properties of neocortical processing at mesoscopic scales. Since VSDi signals report the average membrane potential, it seems natural to use a mean-field formalism to model such signals. Here, we investigate a mean-field model of networks of Adaptive Exponential (AdEx) integrate-and-fire neurons, with conductance-based synaptic interactions. The AdEx model can capture the spiking response of different cell types, such as regular… 

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