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Computational Neuroscience A First Course by Hanspeter A. Mallot

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Published by Springer International Publishing, Imprint: Springer in Heidelberg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Neurosciences,
  • Engineering,
  • Physics,
  • Computational intelligence,
  • Complexity

Book details:

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Computational Neuroscience - A First Course provides an essential introduction to computational neuroscience and equips readers with a fundamental understanding of modeling the nervous system at the membrane, cellular, and network level. The book, which grew out of a lecture series held regularly for more than ten years to graduate students in neuroscience with backgrounds in biology, psychology and medicine, takes its readers on a journey through three fundamental domains of computational neuroscience: membrane biophysics, systems theory and artificial neural networks. The required mathematical concepts are kept as intuitive and simple as possible throughout the book, making it fully accessible to readers who are less familiar with mathematics. Overall, Computational Neuroscience - A First Course represents an essential reference guide for all neuroscientists who use computational methods in their daily work, as well as for any theoretical scientist approaching the field of computational neuroscience.

Edition Notes

Statementby Hanspeter A Mallot
SeriesSpringer Series in Bio-/Neuroinformatics -- 2
ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQ342
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
PaginationXII, 135 p. 62 illus.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27025901M
ISBN 109783319008615

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