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Arjen van Ooyen and Jaap van Pelt (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(6):10213.
NETMORPH is a simulation tool for generating large-scale neuronal networks with realistic neuron morphologies... more
Eugene M. Izhikevich et al. (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(6):1816.
The Game of Life (sometimes known simply as Life) is an example of a cellular automaton and a zero-player game. It takes... more
Andrei O. Barvinsky (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(6):31644.
Heat kernel expansion and background field formalism represent the combination of two calculational methods within... more
Abhay Ashtekar (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(6):32900.
In the spirit of Scholarpedia, this invited article is addressed to students and younger researchers. It provides the motivation and... more
Mitra Hartmann (2015), Scholarpedia, 10(5):6636.
The vibrissal (whisker) array of the rodent has been an important model for the study of active touch and tactile perception for... more
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