Analog and digital codes in the brain.

@article{Mochizuki2013AnalogAD,
  title={Analog and digital codes in the brain.},
  author={Yasuhiro Mochizuki and Shigeru Shinomoto},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2013},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={
          022705
        }
}
  • Y. MochizukiS. Shinomoto
  • Published 16 November 2013
  • Computer Science, Biology
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
It has long been debated whether information in the brain is coded at the rate of neuronal spiking or at the precise timing of single spikes. Although this issue is essential to the understanding of neural signal processing, it is not easily resolved because the two mechanisms are not mutually exclusive. We suggest revising this coding issue so that one hypothesis is uniquely selected for a given spike train. To this end, we decide whether the spike train is likely to transmit a continuously… 

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