Rodney J Douglas

Summary

Affiliation: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mapping the matrix: the ways of neocortex
    Rodney J Douglas
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH ETH, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuron 56:226-38. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Behavioral architecture of the cortical sheet
    Rodney J Douglas
    Institute for Neuroinformatics, UZH ETHZ, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Curr Biol 22:R1033-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuronal circuits of the neocortex
    Rodney J Douglas
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
    Annu Rev Neurosci 27:419-51. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint A quantitative map of the circuit of cat primary visual cortex
    Tom Binzegger
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich, and Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 24:8441-53. 2004
  5. pmc Simulating cortical development as a self constructing process: a novel multi-scale approach combining molecular and physical aspects
    Frederic Zubler
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS Comput Biol 9:e1003173. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Stereotypical bouton clustering of individual neurons in cat primary visual cortex
    Tom Binzegger
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University Zürich and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 27:12242-54. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Axons in cat visual cortex are topologically self-similar
    Tom Binzegger
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 15:152-65. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The butterfly and the loom
    Rodney J Douglas
    Insitute of Neuroinformatics, UniZ ETH, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res Rev 55:314-28. 2007
  9. pmc Embedding of cortical representations by the superficial patch system
    Dylan Richard Muir
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 21:2244-60. 2011
  10. pmc From neural arbors to daisies
    Dylan R Muir
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 21:1118-33. 2011

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Mapping the matrix: the ways of neocortex
    Rodney J Douglas
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH ETH, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuron 56:226-38. 2007
    ..We conclude that the structure and function of cortex honors two major computational principles: "just-enough" and "just-in-time."..
  2. doi request reprint Behavioral architecture of the cortical sheet
    Rodney J Douglas
    Institute for Neuroinformatics, UZH ETHZ, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Curr Biol 22:R1033-8. 2012
    ..In mammals, the exuberant expansion of this forebrain is dominated by the growth of their cortex - the two-dimensional sheet that is the major source of their intelligent behavior, especially for primates...
  3. ncbi request reprint Neuronal circuits of the neocortex
    Rodney J Douglas
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Zurich 8057, Switzerland
    Annu Rev Neurosci 27:419-51. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A quantitative map of the circuit of cat primary visual cortex
    Tom Binzegger
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich, and Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 24:8441-53. 2004
    ..The map of the whole cortical circuit shows that there are very few "strong" but many "weak" excitatory projections, each of which may involve only a few percentage of the total complement of excitatory synapses of a single neuron...
  5. pmc Simulating cortical development as a self constructing process: a novel multi-scale approach combining molecular and physical aspects
    Frederic Zubler
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS Comput Biol 9:e1003173. 2013
    ..In addition, our model makes several testable predictions concerning cell migration and branching mechanisms. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Stereotypical bouton clustering of individual neurons in cat primary visual cortex
    Tom Binzegger
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University Zürich and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci 27:12242-54. 2007
    ..The lateral spread of clustered axons may thus support a spoke-like network architecture that routes signals to localized sites, thereby reducing signal correlation and redundancy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Axons in cat visual cortex are topologically self-similar
    Tom Binzegger
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 15:152-65. 2005
    ..We show that a simple random branching model (Galton-Watson process) predicts with reasonable accuracy the bifurcation ratio, length ratio and collateral length distribution of the axonal arbors...
  8. ncbi request reprint The butterfly and the loom
    Rodney J Douglas
    Insitute of Neuroinformatics, UniZ ETH, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res Rev 55:314-28. 2007
    ..Both men wrote poetically about their discoveries and so provided neuroscience with a rich vocabulary, vivid and memorable images, and concepts that remain part of the currency of 21st century neuroscience...
  9. pmc Embedding of cortical representations by the superficial patch system
    Dylan Richard Muir
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 21:2244-60. 2011
    ..We conclude that the superficial patch system is the physical encoding of self-consistent cortical states, and that a set of concurrently labeled patches participate in a network of mutually consistent representations of cortical input...
  10. pmc From neural arbors to daisies
    Dylan R Muir
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cereb Cortex 21:1118-33. 2011
    ..Information shared across the population of patch-projecting neurons is required for the patch system to reach its adult state...
  11. pmc TrakEM2 software for neural circuit reconstruction
    Albert Cardona
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e38011. 2012
    ..The output is a neural circuit of 3d arbors and synapses, encoded in NeuroML and other formats, ready for analysis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Self-correction mechanism for path integration in a modular navigation system on the basis of an egocentric spatial map
    Regina Mudra
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neural Netw 16:1373-88. 2003
    ..The robot's position is continuously compared against its visual input, and mismatches between the visually perceived goal position and its spatial representation are corrected...
  13. ncbi request reprint The self-construction and -repair of a foraging organism by explicitly specified development from a single cell
    Fabian Roth
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Artif Life 13:347-68. 2007
    ..The developed structure continuously feeds back to the development process, and so the system is also capable of self-repair...
  14. doi request reprint What's black and white about the grey matter?
    Rodney J Douglas
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, UZH ETH, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Neuroinformatics 9:167-79. 2011
    ..Without their equivalent we will inevitably struggle to make sense of our 21st century observations within the 19th and 20th century conceptual framework we have inherited...
  15. ncbi request reprint Environmentally mediated synergy between perception and behaviour in mobile robots
    Paul F M J Verschure
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich, CH 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nature 425:620-4. 2003
    ..This external, environmentally mediated feedback matches the perceptual system to the emerging behavioural structure, so that the behaviour is stabilized...
  16. ncbi request reprint Recurrent neuronal circuits in the neocortex
    Rodney J Douglas
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, Winterthurerstrasse 190, Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Biol 17:R496-500. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Chance or design? Some specific considerations concerning synaptic boutons in cat visual cortex
    John C Anderson
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurocytol 31:211-29. 2002
    ..Quite simple rules can explain these distributions and the connections between the different classes of neurons...
  18. ncbi request reprint Design for a brain revisited: the neuromorphic design and functionality of the interactive space 'Ada'
    Kynan Eng
    Institute of Neuroinformatics, University ETHZurich, Switzerland
    Rev Neurosci 14:145-80. 2003
    ..She' received 553,700 visitors over 5 months during the Swiss Expo.02 in 2002. In this paper we present the broad motivations, design and technologies behind Ada, and discuss the construction and analysis of the system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neuromorphic walking gait control
    Susanne Still
    Department of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822 USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Netw 17:496-508. 2006
    ..It provides a compact and low power solution for walking gait control in robots...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fast oscillations trigger bursts of action potentials in neocortical neurons in vitro: a quasi-white-noise analysis study
    Kaspar A Schindler
    University Hospital Zurich, Department of Epileptology and EEG, Frauenklinikstrasse 26, Zurich, Switzerland
    Brain Res 1110:201-10. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Attentional recruitment of inter-areal recurrent networks for selective gain control
    Richard H R Hahnloser
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA
    Neural Comput 14:1669-89. 2002
    ..The computational implications of attentional recruitment are that cortical circuits can behave as winner-take-all mechanisms of variable strength and can achieve close to optimal signal discrimination in the presence of external noise...