Sadeh et al. 2017 - Inhibition Stabilized Networks

Models of Inhibition Stabilized Networks in mammalian neocortex. Theoretical, firing-rate and spiking models of cortical networks with increasing realism, to explore how networks respond to perturbation of neural activity. From:

Sadeh S, Silver RA, Mrsic-Flogel TD, Muir DR Assessing the Role of Inhibition in Stabilizing Neocortical Networks Requires Large-Scale Perturbation of the Inhibitory Population.. J Neurosci. 2017, 37(49):12050-12067.

Linear Threshold Models

Firing rate models for the network in MATLAB can be found here.


Spiking network models can be found here.

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