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Talk Abstract
Synchronization and Modulation in Networks of Neurons

Nancy Kopell, Boston University

This talk is a survery of some mechanisms by which a network of neurons can synchronize, and ways in which the synchronization process can be modulated. The examples are taken from a variety of neural preparations. The talk includes a discussion of the role of in the synchronization process of the wave form of the voltage, the time scales in the synaptic processes, and timing of spikes within a burst. It will serve as an introduction to more detailed talks to be given in the later sessions.

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