Equivalence Sets: How Many Kinds of Nerve Cells Are There?

  • Theodore Holmes Bullock


This chapter attempts to quantify how far specification of neurons goes. It attempts to consider all criteria by which neurons differ significantly from each other and to consider species of molluscs, arthropods, fish and small and large mammals.


Receptive Field Coupling Function Partial Redundancy Mere Enumeration Identifiable Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theodore Holmes Bullock
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  1. 1.Department of Neurosciences 0201University of California, San DiegoLa JollaUSA

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