Impact of Active Dendrites and Structural Plasticity on the Memory Capacity of Neural Tissue

  title={Impact of Active Dendrites and Structural Plasticity on the Memory Capacity of Neural Tissue},
  author={P. Poirazi and Bartlett W. Mel},

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