At the IJCNN'93 in Nagoya we have pronounced a challenging goal: to get activity patterns of airs of Purkinje cells(PC), controlled with the same climbing fiber (CF), - a CF PC Twins problem Here, for the first time in cerebral studies, CF PC twins have been identified and studied. Several important features of the CF PC Twins activity are demonstrated: (1) High constancy of conduction time of impulses of cells of inferior olives to the targetted PCs, (2) a relatively high failure rate (0.05-0.18) of impulse propagation into terminal branches of CF, (3) a salient difference in complex Spikes(CS) - simple spikes(SS) interaction between the PC twins, (4) SS cross-correlation between twin cells is zero , thus contradicting a naive prediction of several cerebellarlearning theories

Meeting Name

International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 1999. IJCNN '99


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Activity Properties; Climbing Fiber; Control Branches; Purkinje Cells

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Final Version

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© 1999 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

Publication Date

01 Jan 1999