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Attentional Gain Modulation as a Basis for Translation Invariance

  • Emilio Salinas
  • L. F. Abbott

Abstract

Inferotemporal (IT) neurons in monkeys can respond to visual stimuli in a translation- and scale-invariant manner. In a neural circuit model based on a recently reported form of gain modulation by attention in area V4, the modulated visual responses of model V4 neurons produce object-centered receptive fields further down the visual processing stream, accounting for invariances exhibited by IT neurons.

Keywords

Firing Rate Receptive Field Training Image Translation Invariance Synaptic Weight 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emilio Salinas
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. F. Abbott
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto de Fisiología CelularUNAMMéxico D. F.México
  2. 2.Volen CenterBrandeis UniversityWalthamUSA

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