|Monday 23 November 2020|
|Events for day: Wednesday 18 November 2020|
| 16:30 - 18:00 Theoretical Neuroscience Journal Club (online)|
The role of noise correlations in information coding by neural populations
Organized by: School of Cognitive Sciences
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In sensory cortices, information about external stimuli is conveyed by collective neural activities. Small neural populations often express perceptual sensitivity of psychophysical observers, suggesting that stimulus properties are redundantly coded by correlated neurons. This implies the existence of 'information-limiting' structures in noise correlations, which limit information as the population size increases. However, the existence of such correl ...