Two-dimensional Hodgkin-Huxley equations for investigating a basis of pulse-processing neural networks

  • Akira Hirose
Part I: Coding and Learning in Biology
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1327)


Pulse-processing neural networks are expected to perform more delicate and essential signal processing than conventional firing-rate networks. The architecture is based on biological nerve systems much more and, hence, it is very important as a basis to investigate the dynamics of pulse signals in biological neural networks such as interactions of action potential (signal pulses. In this paper, two-dimensional Hodgkin-Huxley equations are proposed for a mesoscopic analysis and synthesis of membrane potential activities such as propagation and interaction. The proposed method will enable us to describe signal pulse dynamics by a universal method.


Biological Neural Network Membrane Resistivity Membrane Potential Versus Injection Current Density Biological Nerve System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Hirose
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  1. 1.Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (ROAST)University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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