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Contrast gain control in the central auditory system

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The auditory system must represent sounds with a wide range of statistical properties. One important property is the spectrotemporal contrast in the acoustic environment. The level of some sounds varies only a little over frequency and time, while the level of other sounds can vary a lot. This raises a contrast problem for neural coding: auditory neurons, with a limited dynamic range of firing rates, must be able to efficiently encode the sound level fluctuations in both low and high contr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
Research group:
Auditory Neuroscience Group
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Rabinowitz, N
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2016-11-15

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