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By Robert Kozma, Walter J. Freeman

This exciting booklet was once born out of the numerous discussions the authors had some time past 10 years concerning the function of scale-free constitution and dynamics in generating clever habit in brains.
The microscopic dynamics of neural networks is easily defined via the existing paradigm established in a slender interpretation of the neuron doctrine. This e-book broadens the doctrine by way of incorporating the dynamics of neural fields, as first published by means of modeling with differential equations (K-sets). The e-book broadens that technique by way of program of random graph idea (neuropercolation). The publication concludes with varied commentaries that exemplify the wide variety of mathematical/conceptual techniques to neural fields.
This e-book is meant for researchers, postdocs, and graduate scholars, who see the restrictions of community conception and search a beachhead from which to embark on mesoscopic and macroscopic neurodynamics.

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