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Afferent specificity, feature specific connectivity influence orientation selectivity: A computational study in mouse primary visual cortex

@article{Roy2013AfferentSF,
  title={Afferent specificity, feature specific connectivity influence orientation selectivity: A computational study in mouse primary visual cortex},
  author={Dipanjan Roy and Yenni Tjandra and Konstantin Mergenthaler and Jeremy Petravicz and Caroline A. Runyan and Nathan R. Wilson and Mriganka Sur and Klaus Obermayer},
  journal={arXiv: Neurons and Cognition},
  year={2013}
}
Primary visual cortex (V1) provides crucial insights into the selectivity and emergence of specific output features such as orientation tuning. Tuning and selectivity of cortical neurons in mouse visual cortex is not equivocally resolved so far. While many in-vivo experimental studies found inhibitory neurons of all subtypes to be broadly tuned for orientation other studies report inhibitory neurons that are as sharply tuned as excitatory neurons. These diverging findings about the selectivity… 
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