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6 Modified cascade model: in general one would like to allow for multiple spike-triggering features, which combine in a general multidimensional nonlinearity. One would also like to include the effects of spike history There are at least three possible ways to do so: a. a modification of the decision function, for example, an effective increase in threshold following a spike; b. an afterhyperpolarization or other current waveform is added to the filtered stimulus prior to input into the decision function; or c.
By probing the system with white noise during block by DTX, covariance analysis revealed that while the form of the two modes was almost unchanged, the contribution of the differentiatingfeature was significantly weakened. A new 2D model built from the new decision function reproduced the experimental results. Systems Analysis: Cortical Neurons A final very interesting example of the application of covariance analysis comes from the work of Rasmus Petersen and colleagues 1501on the responses of neurons in rat barrel cortex to externally driven vibration of the rat's whiskers.
Rust et al.  found a large number of relevant eigenvalues- up to 14- for neurons in visual cortex. They reduced this large number by combining pairs in quadrature and fitted a parametric nonlinear function over the resulting variables. One of the limitations in applying this approach is the restriction to Gaussian stimuli. One would like to be able to study neural coding in the context of natural stimuli, which have highly non-Gaussian statistics, in particular long-range correlations [59,70].