TITLE

Adapting synapses in pulse-coupled oscillators

AUTHOR(S)
James, M. P.; Bressloff, P. C.; Coombes, S.
PUB. DATE
February 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 502 Issue 1, p112
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The effects of synaptic depression and facilitation on synchronous states of coupled integrate-and-fire neurons are analyzed. Through linear perturbation theory, a discrete Hopf bifurcation in the firing times is examined, and synchrony is seen to persist as the coupling is increased for large networks and/or fast synapses. Oscillator death, bursting, and pattern formation are known to arise through strong coupling instabilities and are shown to be affected by adapting synapses. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
6028573

 

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