REVIEW ARTICLE: Neuronal coding and spiking randomness

  title={REVIEW ARTICLE: Neuronal coding and spiking randomness},
  author={Lubomir Kostal and Petr L{\'a}nsk{\'y} and Jean-Pierre Rospars},
  journal={European Journal of Neuroscience},
Fast information transfer in neuronal systems rests on series of action potentials, the spike trains, conducted along axons. Methods that compare spike trains are crucial for characterizing different neuronal coding schemes. In this paper we review recent results on the notion of spiking randomness, and discuss its properties with respect to the rate and temporal coding schemes. This method is compared with other widely used characteristics of spiking activity, namely the variability of… 

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