Polychronization: Computation with Spikes

@article{Izhikevich2006PolychronizationCW,
  title={Polychronization: Computation with Spikes},
  author={Eugene M. Izhikevich},
  journal={Neural Computation},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={245-282}
}
We present a minimal spiking network that can polychronize, that is, exhibit reproducible time-locked but not synchronous firing patterns with millisecond precision, as in synfire braids. The network consists of cortical spiking neurons with axonal conduction delays and spike-timing-dependent plasticity (STDP); a ready-to-use MATLAB code is included. It exhibits sleeplike oscillations, gamma (40 Hz) rhythms, conversion of firing rates to spike timings, and other interesting regimes. Due to the… 

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