Neuroelectric Activity Displayed by Computer-Produced Films.

by Donald H. Perkel

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Introduction and commentary accompanying two films of neuroelectric activity shown at the 1966 Annual Meeting of UAIDE (Users of Automatic Information Display Equipment), San Diego. The two films were produced by computer and automatic plotting techniques. The first film shows the firing of nerve cells and the transmission of nerve impulses along axonal pathways in a small interconnected group of neurons. The second film is a phase-plane representation of the fluctuations of membrane potential in a single nerve cell as measured with a microelectrode. The computer used is the IBM 7044 and the plotting device is the SC-4020. 8 pp. Ref.

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