On the relation between encoding and decoding of neuronal spikes

  title={On the relation between encoding and decoding of neuronal spikes},
  author={Shinsuke Koyama},
  journal={BMC Neuroscience},
  pages={P177 - P177}
Neural coding is a field of study that concerns how sensory information is represented in the brain by networks of neurons. The link between external stimulus and neural response can be studied from two parallel points of view. The first, neural encoding, refers to the mapping from stimulus to response. It focuses primarily on understanding how neurons respond to a wide variety of stimuli and constructing models that accurately describe the stimulus-response relationship. Neural decoding refers… 
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