Generic noise-enhanced coding in neuronal arrays
UNSPECIFIED. (2001) Generic noise-enhanced coding in neuronal arrays. PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 6403 (3 Part 1). -. ISSN 1063-651XFull text not available from this repository.
We demonstrate that, in a parallel array of model neurons, the optimizing influence of internal noise on the global information is far greater than that reported for a single neuron. In particular. stochastic resonance (SR) effects, that optimize information transmission, occur independent of stimulus level or the setting of the neural threshold. We further show that adjusting the threshold to maximize information transmission does not remove SR effects. Consequently, and in contrast to a single neuron, in neuronal arrays noise appears to be an essential element of an optimal coding strategy.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||PHYSICAL REVIEW E|
|Publisher:||AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC|
|Official Date:||September 2001|
|Number:||3 Part 1|
|Number of Pages:||4|
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