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Research Article

Neural Dynamics as Sampling: A Model for Stochastic Computation in Recurrent Networks of Spiking Neurons

  • Lars Buesing mail,

    lars@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

    Current address: Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Johannes Bill,

    Affiliation: Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

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  • Bernhard Nessler,

    Affiliation: Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

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  • Wolfgang Maass

    Affiliation: Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

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  • Published: November 03, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002211

About the Authors

Lars Buesing, Johannes Bill, Bernhard Nessler, Wolfgang Maass
Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Corresponding Author

Email: lars@gatsby.ucl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LB JB WM. Performed the experiments: JB. Analyzed the data: LB JB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LB JB BN WM. Wrote the paper: LB JB BN WM. Designed network model and its theoretical analysis: LB.