- Oral presentation
- Open Access
Bayesian estimation of the time-varing rate and irregularity of neuronal firing
© Shimokawa and Shinomoto; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2009
- Published: 13 July 2009
- Estimation Method
- Conditional Probability
- Firing Rate
- Cortical Neuron
- Cortical Area
We applied our new method to the experimentally recorded spike data taken from Neural Signal Archive  (see Figure 1B), and revealed that there is a systematic correlation between firing rate and firing irregularity, and that the degree of the variability in the firing irregularity greatly depends on the cortical areas.
This study was supported in part by Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research to SS from the MEXT Japan. TS is supported by the Research Fellowship of the JSPS for Young Scientists.
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