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A theoretical basis for efficient computations with noisy spiking neurons

  title={A theoretical basis for efficient computations with noisy spiking neurons},
  author={Zeno Jonke and Stefan Habenschuss and Wolfgang Maass},
Network of neurons in the brain apply - unlike processors in our current generation of computer hardware - an event-based processing strategy, where short pulses (spikes) are emitted sparsely by neurons to signal the occurrence of an event at a particular point in time. Such spike-based computations promise to be substantially more power-efficient than traditional clocked processing schemes. However it turned out to be surprisingly difficult to design networks of spiking neurons that are able… 

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