How the retina works

MZ zarellam at twcnyremove.rr.comspam
Wed Jul 21 18:43:14 EST 2004


> Lateral inhibition looks promising I must say. It resembles a self
organising map in
> neural networks and seems to be very useful!
> I'm presuming that the horizontal and amacrine cells exhibit lateral
inhibition, so
> there's no getting away from it!

It may be worthwhile to start with Hartline's work on limulus and advance
into the many subsequent modelling (etc) papers.  Passaglia and Barlow '98
is an interesting one.

Relevance to mammalian retina?  Sure, why not?





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