Computing the Brain: A Guide to Neuroinformatics

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Academic Press, 2001 - Medical - 380 pages
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Computing the Brain provides readers with an integrated view of current informatics research related to the field of neuroscience. This book clearly defines the new work being done in neuroinformatics and offers information on resources available on the Web to researchers using this new technology. It contains chapters that should appeal to a multidisciplinary audience with introductory chapters for the nonexpert reader. Neuroscientists will find this book an excellent introduction to informatics technologies and the use of these technologies in their research. Computer scientists will be interested in exploring how these technologies might benefit the neuroscience community.

Key Features
* An integrated view of neuroinformatics for a multidisciplinary audience
* Explores and explains new work being done in neuroinformatics
* Cross-disciplinary with chapters for computer scientists and neuroscientists
* An excellent tool for graduate students coming to neuroinformatics research from diverse disciplines and for neuroscientists seeking a comprehensive introduction to the subject
* Discusses, in-depth, the structuring of masses of data by a variety of computational models
* Clearly defines computational neuroscience - the use of computational techniques and metaphors to investigate relations between neural structure and function
* Offers a guide to resources and algorithms that can be found on the Web
* Written by internationally renowned experts in the field
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1
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References
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References
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DATABASES FOR NEUROSCIENCE 4 1 7 ThreeDimensional Computer Graphics Models of
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Michael A Arbib 3 43 71 103 255 287 297 337 and Computer Science Department University
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A MultiLevel Modeling System
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A Tool for Registering
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References
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Rabi Simantov 217 Southern California Los Angeles California 90089
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PART 6
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Repositories for the Storage of References 177
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Conclusion
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Theodore W Berger 91 117 ern California Los Angeles California 900892520
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The Neuroanatomical Rat Brain Viewer
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APPENDIx
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USC Brain Project Research Personnel
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Michael A. Arbib is University Professor; Fletcher Jones Professor of Computer Science; and Professor of Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Psychology at the University of Southern California.

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