Statistical Models and Sensory Attention

@inproceedings{Dayan1999StatisticalMA,
  title={Statistical Models and Sensory Attention},
  author={Peter Dayan and Richard S. Zemel},
  year={1999}
}
Physiological investigations into the neural basis of sensory attention have led to puzzling and contradictory results. Attention can seemingly lead to increased, decreased and unchanged neural activities, according to features of attentional experiments that are not well understood. We take one particular case in which activities increase as a result of attention, model its possible statistical underpinning, and relate our model to other attentional suggestions. Increased activities in… CONTINUE READING

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