Engineering

Volume 4, Issue 10 (October 2012)

ISSN Print: 1947-3931   ISSN Online: 1947-394X

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Simulation of Ultra-slow Oscillations Using the Integrate and Fire Neuron Model

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DOI: 10.4236/eng.2012.410B017    3,631 Downloads   4,829 Views  Citations

ABSTRACT

The Integrate and Fire (IF) neuron model wasusedto simulate ultra-slow oscillations that were observed in cortical cultures. Simulation of a network with 2 sub-networks is conducted in this study. We introduced an additional equation that governs the generation and dissipation of an inhibitory property to each of the sub-network.Sub-networks that fire at different rate are generated from the simulation. The network activity from the simulation oscillates at frequencies that are comparable to ultra-slow oscillations observed in cortical cultures.

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D. Ng, M. -Ying, C. -Cheng and G. -Yau, "Simulation of Ultra-slow Oscillations Using the Integrate and Fire Neuron Model," Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 10B, 2012, pp. 65-67. doi: 10.4236/eng.2012.410B017.

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