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Research Article

Structure of Spontaneous UP and DOWN Transitions Self-Organizing in a Cortical Network Model

  • Siu Kang,

    Affiliation: Laboratory for Neural Circuit Theory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Japan

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  • Katsunori Kitano,

    Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan

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  • Tomoki Fukai mail

    tfukai@brain.riken.jp

    Affiliation: Laboratory for Neural Circuit Theory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Japan

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  • Published: March 07, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000022

About the Authors

Siu Kang, Tomoki Fukai
Laboratory for Neural Circuit Theory, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Japan
Katsunori Kitano
Department of Computer Science, Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: tfukai@brain.riken.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KK TF. Performed the experiments: SK. Analyzed the data: SK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SK KK. Wrote the paper: TF.