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Description - Introduction to Theoretical Neurobiology: Volume 2, Nonlinear and Stochastic Theories by Henry C. Tuckwell

The second part of this two-volume set contains advanced aspects of the quantitative theory of the dynamics of neurons. It begins with an introduction to the effects of reversal potentials on response to synaptic input. It then develops the theory of action potential generation based on the seminal Hodgkin-Huxley equations and gives methods for their solution in the space-clamped and nonspaceclamped cases. The remainder of the book discusses stochastic models of neural activity and ends with a statistical analysis of neuronal data with emphasis on spike trains. The mathematics is more complex in this volume than in the first volume and involves numerical methods of solution of partial differential equations and the statistical analysis of point processes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521019323
ISBN-10: 052101932X
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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