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Research Article

Minimal Size of Cell Assemblies Coordinated by Gamma Oscillations

  • Christoph Börgers mail,

    cborgers@tufts.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Giovanni Talei Franzesi,

    Affiliation: MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Fiona E. N. LeBeau,

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuroscience, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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  • Edward S. Boyden,

    Affiliation: MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Nancy J. Kopell

    Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Center for Biodynamics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: February 09, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002362

About the Authors

Christoph Börgers
Department of Mathematics, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States of America
Giovanni Talei Franzesi, Edward S. Boyden
MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Fiona E. N. LeBeau
Institute of Neuroscience, The Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Nancy J. Kopell
Department of Mathematics and Center for Biodynamics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: cborgers@tufts.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CB GTF ESB NJK. Performed the experiments: GTF. Analyzed the data: CB GTF FENLB ESB NJK. Wrote the paper: CB GTF FENLB ESB NJK. Wrote software for network simulations and carried out computational experiments: CB. Guided and supervised essential parts of the experiments: FENLB.