Distributed hierarchical processing in the primate cerebral cortex.

@article{Felleman1991DistributedHP,
  title={Distributed hierarchical processing in the primate cerebral cortex.},
  author={D. J. Felleman and D. C. van Essen},
  journal={Cerebral cortex},
  year={1991},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={
          1-47
        }
}
In recent years, many new cortical areas have been identified in the macaque monkey. The number of identified connections between areas has increased even more dramatically. We report here on (1) a summary of the layout of cortical areas associated with vision and with other modalities, (2) a computerized database for storing and representing large amounts of information on connectivity patterns, and (3) the application of these data to the analysis of hierarchical organization of the cerebral… 
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