Neural Coding

mike mike-anderson at nwu.edu
Tue Oct 24 14:19:14 EST 2000


In article <2000102410195317202 at nafp2-045.rz.uni-frankfurt.de>,
melvin at gmx.de (Chr. Wilms) wrote:

> mike <mike-anderson at nwu.edu> wrote:
> 
> > Yeah, i wish our text would even give information on what is.  There is
> > mostly information on how neurons interact, not how they code for those
> > interactions. (i.e. it says an action potential sends a signal, but that
> > is about it)  
> 
> I found two very interesting books, which cover both mentioned aspects.
> 
> The biophysical encoding of information is covered superbly in:
> "Biophysics of Computation" Christof Koch, Oxford (1999)
> 
> Very nice thought experiments to how different forms of "thinking",
> integration and "behaviour" can be achieve can be found in:
> "Vehicles - Experiments in Syntehetic Psychology" Valentino Braitenberg,
> MIT Press
> 
> Latter is a very nice, short booklet, which I would definetively
> recommend.
> 
> all the best, Chris


thanks, i will give them a look

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