Research report 2016 - Max Planck Institute for Brain Research
Computational analysis and modeling based on large-scale data acquired from the brain
Gjorgjieva, Julijana; Ito, Hiroshi
Abteilung Computation in Neural Circuits
Abteilung Memory and Navigation Circuits
SummaryRecent technological advancement has opened up a new era of neuroscience research to acquire large-scale datasets from the brain, and to model and interpret them by novel analytical techniques and algorithms. Here, computational and mathematical approaches are used to understand how neural activity shapes circuit organization and dynamics. The focus lies on neural circuits that enable animals to navigate to a desired location in space.