The uniqueness of the message in a retinal ganglion cell spike train and its implication for retinal prostheses

John B Troy*, Fernando M. Yrazu, Christopher L. Passaglia

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Abstract

We sought to determine whether the messages conveyed in the spike trains of individual retinal ganglion cells are unique or whether, as has been reported for other neurons, they depend in some way on a neuron's state. Our data show convincingly that the messages are unique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2012 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2012
Pages312-313
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 14 2012
Event34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS 2012 - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Aug 28 2012Sep 1 2012

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS
ISSN (Print)1557-170X

Other

Other34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS 2012
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period8/28/129/1/12

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Health Informatics

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    Troy, J. B., Yrazu, F. M., & Passaglia, C. L. (2012). The uniqueness of the message in a retinal ganglion cell spike train and its implication for retinal prostheses. In 2012 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2012 (pp. 312-313). [6345931] (Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS). https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2012.6345931