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Abstract

A four-channel neural pattern generator is described in which both the frequency and the relative phase of oscillations are controlled by a scalar arousal or GO signal. The generator is used to simulate quadruped gaits; in particular, rapid transitions are simulated in the order - walk, trot, pace, and gallop - that occurs in the cat. Precise switching control is achieved by using an arousal dependent modulation of the model-s inhibitory interactions. This modulation generates a different functional connectivity in a single network at different arousal levels.Rights

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Author: Cohen, Michael A. - Grossberg, Stephen - Pribe, Christopher A. - -

Source: https://open.bu.edu/







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