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Synchronized Oscillations During Cooperative Feature Lining in a Cortical Model of Visual Perception

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dc.contributor.author Grossberg, Stephen en_US
dc.contributor.author Somers, David en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-14T18:21:47Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-14T18:21:47Z
dc.date.issued 1991-02 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2144/2065
dc.description.abstract A neural network model of synchronized oscillations in visual cortex is presented to account for recent neurophysiological findings that such synchronization may reflect global properties of the stimulus. In these experiments, synchronization of oscillatory firing responses to moving bar stimuli occurred not only for nearby neurons, but also occurred between neurons separated by several cortical columns (several mm of cortex) when these neurons shared some receptive field preferences specific to the stimuli. These results were obtained for single bar stimuli and also across two disconnected, but colinear, bars moving in the same direction. Our model and computer simulations obtain these synchrony results across both single and double bar stimuli using different, but formally related, models of preattentive visual boundary segmentation and attentive visual object recognition, as well as nearest-neighbor and randomly coupled models. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Air Force Office of Scientific Research (90-0175); Army Research Office (DAAL-03-88-K0088); Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (90-0083); National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NGT-50497) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Boston University Center for Adaptive Systems and Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries BU CAS/CNS Technical Reports;CAS/CNS-TR-1991-010 en_US
dc.rights Copyright 1991 Boston University. Permission to copy without fee all or part of this material is granted provided that: 1. The copies are not made or distributed for direct commercial advantage; 2. the report title, author, document number, and release date appear, and notice is given that copying is by permission of BOSTON UNIVERSITY TRUSTEES. To copy otherwise, or to republish, requires a fee and / or special permission. en_US
dc.title Synchronized Oscillations During Cooperative Feature Lining in a Cortical Model of Visual Perception en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.rights.holder Boston University Trustees en_US


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