Foundations of computational neuroscience

@article{Piccinini2014FoundationsOC,
  title={Foundations of computational neuroscience},
  author={Gualtiero Piccinini and Oron Shagrir},
  journal={Current Opinion in Neurobiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={25-30}
}
Most computational neuroscientists assume that nervous systems compute and process information. We discuss foundational issues such as what we mean by 'computation' and 'information processing' in nervous systems; whether computation and information processing are matters of objective fact or of conventional, observer-dependent description; and how computational descriptions and explanations are related to other levels of analysis and organization. 
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