On the Simulation of the Brain Activity: A Brief Survey
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This article represents the brief introduction into the issues of simulation of brain activity. Firstly, there is shown a physiological description of the human brain, which summarizes current knowledge and also points out its complexity. These facts were obtained through the technologies, which are intended for observing electrical activity of the brain; for example invasive methods, electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Then, there are described approaches to simulate the brain activity. First of them is a standard model, which is the basis of most current methods. Second model is based on simulation of brain rhythm changes. Finally, there is discussed possible utilization of complex networks to create a biological neural network.
KeywordsHodgkin–Huxley model Complex networks Brain activity Neural networks
This work was supported by Internal Grant Agency of Tomas Bata University under the project No. IGA/FAI/2013/35.
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