Enhanced information transmission with signal dependent noise in an array of LIF neurons
Nikitin, A., Khovanov, I. A., Morse, R. P. and Stocks, Nigel G.. (2010) Enhanced information transmission with signal dependent noise in an array of LIF neurons. European Physical Journal - Special Topics, Vol.187 (No.1). pp. 205-209. ISSN 1951-6355Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjst/e2010-01285-0
Sensory cells usually transmit information to afferent neurons via chemical synapses, in which the level of noise is dependent on an applied stimulus. Taking into account such dependence, we model a sensory system as an array of LIF neurons with a common signal. We show that information transmission is enhanced by a nonzero level of noise. Moreover, we demonstrate a phenomenon similar to suprathreshold stochastic resonance with additive noise. We remark that many properties of information transmission found for the LIF neurons was predicted by us before with simple binary units [Phys. Rev. E 75, 021121 (2007)]. This confirmation of our predictions allows us to point out identical roots of the phenomena found in the simple threshold systems and more complex LIF neurons.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Engineering|
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Physical Journal - Special Topics|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 205-209|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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