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The Noisy BrainStochastic Dynamics as a Principle of Brain Function$
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Edmund T. Rolls and Gustavo Deco

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199587865

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587865.001.0001

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Short-term memory and stochastic dynamics

Short-term memory and stochastic dynamics

(p.91) 3 Short-term memory and stochastic dynamics
The Noisy Brain

Edmund T. Rolls

Gustavo Deco

Oxford University Press

This chapter describes how short-term memory systems in the brain are implemented by attractor networks, and how noise generated by the probabilistic spiking of individual neurons affects the operation and stability of short-term memory.

Keywords:   STM, attractor networks, noise, spiking

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