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Title: The dynamical effects of dendritic structure on neural systems
Author: De Souza, Barry-Jon
ISNI:       0000 0001 3420 8094
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 2000
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The role of the dendritic tree and the way it functions within a neuron has been of interest to neurologists for over a century. As investigative techniques have become more sophisticated and thus revealing, our perception of the dendrites as being purely an information gathering component has changed to one where the dendritic tree may be viewed as a highly complex, nonlinear information processor. In spite of this most mathematical studies of the dynamical behaviour of neural populations have neglected the influence of the dendritic tree. The aim of this thesis is to address this imbalance.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Cable theory; Mode-locking