22 May 2007 Some aspects of amacrine neuron simulation for motion detection
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Abstract
As it is known, there are five types of neurons in the mammalian retinal layer allowing the detection of several important characteristics of the visual image impinging onto the visual system, namely, photoreceptors, horizontal cells, amacrine, bipolar and ganglion cells. And it is a well known fact too, that the amacrine neuron architecture allows a first detection for objects motion, being the most important retinal cell to this function. We have already studied and simulated the Dowling retina model and we have verified that many complex processes in visual detection is performed with the basis of the amacrine cell synaptic connections. This work will show how this structure may be employed for motion detection.
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J. A. Martin-Pereda, J. A. Martin-Pereda, A. P. Gonzalez-Marcos, A. P. Gonzalez-Marcos, } "Some aspects of amacrine neuron simulation for motion detection", Proc. SPIE 6592, Bioengineered and Bioinspired Systems III, 65920H (22 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.722015; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.722015
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