TY - BOOK
AU - Ermentrout,G.Bard
AU - Terman,David H.
ED - SpringerLink (Online service)
TI - Mathematical Foundations of Neuroscience
T2 - Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics,
SN - 9780387877082
AV - QH323.5
U1 - 570.285 23
PY - 2010///
CY - New York, NY
PB - Springer New York, Imprint: Springer
KW - Mathematics
KW - Neurosciences
KW - Neurobiology
KW - Biomathematics
KW - Mathematical and Computational Biology
N1 - The Hodgkinâ€“Huxley Equations -- Dendrites -- Dynamics -- The Variety of Channels -- Bursting Oscillations -- Propagating Action Potentials -- Synaptic Channels -- Neural Oscillators: Weak Coupling -- Neuronal Networks: Fast/Slow Analysis -- Noise -- Firing Rate Models -- Spatially Distributed Networks
N2 - This book applies methods from nonlinear dynamics to problems in neuroscience. It uses modern mathematical approaches to understand patterns of neuronal activity seen in experiments and models of neuronal behavior. The intended audience is researchers interested in applying mathematics to important problems in neuroscience, and neuroscientists who would like to understand how to create models, as well as the mathematical and computational methods for analyzing them. The authors take a very broad approach and use many different methods to solve and understand complex models of neurons and circuits. They explain and combine numerical, analytical, dynamical systems and perturbation methods to produce a modern approach to the types of model equations that arise in neuroscience. There are extensive chapters on the role of noise, multiple time scales and spatial interactions in generating complex activity patterns found in experiments. The early chapters require little more than basic calculus and some elementary differential equations and can form the core of a computational neuroscience course. Later chapters can be used as a basis for a graduate class and as a source for current research in mathematical neuroscience. The book contains a large number of illustrations, chapter summaries and hundreds of exercises which are motivated by issues that arise in biology, and involve both computation and analysis. Bard Ermentrout is Professor of Computational Biology and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Pittsburgh. David Terman is Professor of Mathematics at the Ohio State University
UR - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-87708-2
ER -