Neuronal Data Analysis Based on the Empirical Cumulative Entropy

  • Antonio Di Crescenzo
  • Maria Longobardi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6927)


We propose the empirical cumulative entropy as a variability measure suitable to describe the information content in neuronal firing data. Some useful characteristics and an application to a real dataset are also discussed.


Spike Train Neural Code Neuronal Code Partition Entropy Cumulative Residual Entropy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Di Crescenzo
    • 1
  • Maria Longobardi
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di MatematicaUniversità di SalernoFiscianoItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Matematica e ApplicazioniUniversità di Napoli Federico IINapoliItaly

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