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Theory indicates that neural networks can derive considerable computational power from a simple multiplication of their inputs, but the extent to which real neurons do this is unclear. A recent study of the auditory localization pathway of the barn owl has shed new light on this important question.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Curr Biol

Publication Date

21/08/2001

Volume

11

Pages

R640 - R642

Keywords

Animals, Logic, Nerve Net, Neurons, Perception, Receptors, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate, Strigiformes