Automatic discovery of cell types and microcircuitry from neural connectomics

@article{Jonas2015AutomaticDO,
  title={Automatic discovery of cell types and microcircuitry from neural connectomics},
  author={Eric Jonas and Konrad Paul Kording},
  journal={eLife},
  year={2015},
  volume={4}
}
Neural connectomics has begun producing massive amounts of data, necessitating new analysis methods to discover the biological and computational structure. It has long been assumed that discovering neuron types and their relation to microcircuitry is crucial to understanding neural function. Here we developed a non-parametric Bayesian technique that identifies neuron types and microcircuitry patterns in connectomics data. It combines the information traditionally used by biologists in a… 
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