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Growth strategy determines network performance

@article{Milln2018GrowthSD,
  title={Growth strategy determines network performance},
  author={Ana P. Mill{\'a}n and Joaqu{\'i}n J. Torres and S. Johnson and Joaqu{\'i}n Marro},
  journal={arXiv: Physics and Society},
  year={2018}
}
The interplay between structure and function is crucial in determining some emerging properties of many natural systems. Here we use an adaptive neural network model inspired in observations of synaptic pruning that couples activity and topological dynamics and reproduces experimental temporal profiles of synaptic density, including an initial transient period of relatively high synaptic connectivity. Using a simplified framework, we prove that the existence of this transient is critical in… 
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