Introduction to modeling the brain

By INCF
Published Aug, 2014

This lecture covers an Introduction to neuron anatomy and signaling, and different types of models, including the Hodgkin-Huxley model. Speaker: Gaute Einevoll

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Description

Talk outline:

1. Brief introduction to systems level imaging of the brain and the impact on modeling the brain
2. Introduction to neuron anatomy and signaling
3. Approaches to bridge levels of modeling
4. Methods for measuring brain activity
5. Introduction to electrical ciruits
6. Hodgkin-Huxley model of action potential propagation in axons
7. Signal processing in neurons
8. Types of models:
a. compartmental forward modeling scheme
b. Simplified neuron model
c. Firing rate model
9. Neural Networks
10. Brain prosthesis

Speaker: Gaute Einevoll
Recorded at the INCF Short course: Introduction to neuroinformatics 22-23 August 2014 in Leiden, the Netherlands

Prerequisites

It is recommended to first view the mini-lectures in the series Basic mathematics for computational neuroscience.