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Research Article

Noise Suppression and Surplus Synchrony by Coincidence Detection

  • Matthias Schultze-Kraft mail,

    schultze-kraft@tu-berlin.de

    Affiliations: Machine Learning Group, Berlin Institute of Technology, Berlin, Germany, Bernstein Focus: Neurotechnology, Berlin, Germany, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany

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  • Markus Diesmann,

    Affiliations: Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-6), Computational and Systems Neuroscience, Jülich Research Centre, Jülich, Germany, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako City, Japan

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  • Sonja Grün,

    Affiliations: Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-6), Computational and Systems Neuroscience, Jülich Research Centre, Jülich, Germany, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako City, Japan, Theoretical Systems Neurobiology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

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  • Moritz Helias

    Affiliation: Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-6), Computational and Systems Neuroscience, Jülich Research Centre, Jülich, Germany

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  • Published: April 04, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002904

About the Authors

Matthias Schultze-Kraft
Machine Learning Group, Berlin Institute of Technology, Berlin, Germany
Matthias Schultze-Kraft
Bernstein Focus: Neurotechnology, Berlin, Germany
Matthias Schultze-Kraft
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Berlin, Germany
Markus Diesmann, Sonja Grün, Moritz Helias
Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine (INM-6), Computational and Systems Neuroscience, Jülich Research Centre, Jülich, Germany
Markus Diesmann
Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Markus Diesmann, Sonja Grün
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako City, Japan
Sonja Grün
Theoretical Systems Neurobiology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: schultze-kraft@tu-berlin.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Performed the mathematical analysis and simulations: MSK MH. Conceived and designed the experiments: MSK MD SG MH. Performed the experiments: MSK MH. Analyzed the data: MSK MH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MSK MH. Wrote the paper: MSK MD SG MH.