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Learning Exact Patterns of Quasi-synchronization among Spiking Neurons from Data on Multi-unit Recordings

@inproceedings{Martignon1996LearningEP,
  title={Learning Exact Patterns of Quasi-synchronization among Spiking Neurons from Data on Multi-unit Recordings},
  author={Laura Martignon and Kathryn B. Laskey and Gustavo Deco and Eilon Vaadia},
  booktitle={NIPS},
  year={1996}
}
This paper develops arguments for a family of temporal log-linear models to represent spatio-temporal correlations among the spiking events in a group of neurons. The models can represent not just pairwise correlations but also correlations of higher order. Methods are discussed for inferring the existence or absence of correlations and estimating their strength. A frequentist and a Bayesian approach to correlation detection are compared. The frequentist method is based on G2 statistic with… 
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