Stochastic facilitation in heteroclinic communication channels

  title={Stochastic facilitation in heteroclinic communication channels},
  author={Giovanni Sirio Carmantini and Fabio Schittler Neves and Marc Timme and Serafim Rodrigues},
  volume={31 9},
Biological neural systems encode and transmit information as patterns of activity tracing complex trajectories in high-dimensional state spaces, inspiring alternative paradigms of information processing. Heteroclinic networks, naturally emerging in artificial neural systems, are networks of saddles in state space that provide a transparent approach to generate complex trajectories via controlled switches among interconnected saddles. External signals induce specific switching sequences, thus… 


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