Can the various functions of the human brain be explained by a single model?

Research report (imported) 2018 - Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

Kraynyukova, Nataliya; Tchumatchenko, Tatjana
Abteilung Theorie der Neuronalen Dynamik
The neural networks in the brain are able to perform calculations such as normalization, information storage and rhythm generation. To date, various mathematical models have been established to imitate these individual calculations. We have used the stabilized supralinear network (SSN) as a basic model and found that it can perform several calculations simultaneously. This indicates the possibility of formulating a unified theory of cortical function.

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