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## Linear Cable Theory

*Christof Koch*

### in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

- Published in print:
- 1998
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780195104912
- eISBN:
- 9780197562338
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0008
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

In the previous chapter, we briefly met some of the key actors of this book. In particular, we introduced the RC model of a patch of neuronal membrane and showed an instance where such a “trivial” ... More

## Passive Dendritic Trees

*Christof Koch*

### in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

- Published in print:
- 1998
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780195104912
- eISBN:
- 9780197562338
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0009
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

The previous chapter dealt with the solution of the cable equation in response to current pulses and steps within a single unbranched cable. However, real nerve cells possess highly branched and ... More

## Synaptic Input

*Christof Koch*

### in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

- Published in print:
- 1998
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780195104912
- eISBN:
- 9780197562338
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0010
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

How information circulates in the brain was the subject of a heated debate lasting a decade or more among anatomists in the closing years of the last century. One camp argued that neural tissue ... More

## Stochastic Models of Single Cells

*Christof Koch*

### in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

- Published in print:
- 1998
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780195104912
- eISBN:
- 9780197562338
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780195104912.003.0021
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

The majority of experiments in neurophysiology are based upon spike trains recorded from individual or multiple nerve cells. If all the action potentials are taken to be identical and only the ... More

## Synaptic Interactions In A Passive Dendritic Tree

*Christof Koch*

### in Biophysics of Computation: Information Processing in Single Neurons

- Published in print:
- 1998
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780195104912
- eISBN:
- 9780197562338
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0011
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Nerve cells are the targets of many thousands of excitatory and inhibitory synapses. An extreme case are the Purkinje cells in the primate cerebellum, which receive between one and two hundred ... More

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