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Introduction to Theoretical Neurobiology : Volume 2, Nonlinear and Stochastic Theories - Henry C. Tuckwell

Introduction to Theoretical Neurobiology

Volume 2, Nonlinear and Stochastic Theories

Hardcover Published: 29th April 1988
ISBN: 9780521352178
Number Of Pages: 292

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The second part of this two-volume set contains advanced aspects of the quantitative theory of the dynamics of neurons. It begins with an introduction to the effects of reversal potentials on response to synaptic input. It then develops the theory of action potential generation based on the seminal Hodgkin-Huxley equations and gives methods for their solution in the space-clamped and nonspaceclamped cases. The remainder of the book discusses stochastic models of neural activity and ends with a statistical analysis of neuronal data with emphasis on spike trains. The mathematics is more complex in this volume than in the first volume and involves numerical methods of solution of partial differential equations and the statistical analysis of point processes.

"...an up-to-date comprehensive effort that encompasses the major analytical approaches to neuronal modeling at the cellular level." Physics Today

Preface
Subthreshold response to synaptic input
Theory of the action potential
The stochastic activity of neurons
The analysis of stochastic neuronal activity
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521352178
ISBN-10: 0521352177
Series: Cambridge Studies in Mathematical Biology : Book 2
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 292
Published: 29th April 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.5

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