The impact of short term synaptic depression and stochastic vesicle dynamics on neuronal variability

@article{Reich2012TheIO,
  title={The impact of short term synaptic depression and stochastic vesicle dynamics on neuronal variability},
  author={Steven Reich and Robert Rosenbaum},
  journal={Journal of Computational Neuroscience},
  year={2012},
  volume={35},
  pages={39-53}
}
Neuronal variability plays a central role in neural coding and impacts the dynamics of neuronal networks. Unreliability of synaptic transmission is a major source of neural variability: synaptic neurotransmitter vesicles are released probabilistically in response to presynaptic action potentials and are recovered stochastically in time. The dynamics of this process of vesicle release and recovery interacts with variability in the arrival times of presynaptic spikes to shape the variability of… 

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