question: job of a neuron

Lars lars121 at pacbell.net
Sat Sep 1 20:28:53 EST 2001


Is this a test? A neuron processes sensory perception and cognition in an
electro-chemical process establishing an active network for motor, sensory
and neural communication.

"JoshCahoon" <joshcahoon at cs.com> wrote in message
news:20010901190106.13254.00004064 at mb-fg.news.cs.com...
> >Has yet someone figured out _what_ a neuron does, i.e. what its
> >task is?
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> >best regards,
> >Wolfram
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> A neuron's task is to compute. It gets input action potentials and
responds
> with output action potentials in a computationally significant way.
>





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