Encoding and Information Processing in the Early Olfactory System of the Fruit Fly


The antenna and the antenna lobe of the early olfactory system of the fruit fly brain are, respectively, described by the publications below. Open source code and documentation will be available at http://neurokernel.github.io/docs.html.

  1. Aurel A. Lazar and Chung-Heng Yeh, A Parallel Processing Model of Drosophila Olfactory Sensory Neurons and Its Biological Validation, Neurokernel Request for Comments, Neurokernel RFC #10, December 2017.
  2. Aurel A. Lazar and Chung-Heng Yeh, A Molecular Odorant Transduction Model and Combinatorial Encoding in the Drosophila Antennae, Computational Neuroscience Meeting (featured oral presentation), July 13-18, 2018, Seattle, WA.
  3. Aurel A. Lazar and Chung-Heng Yeh, The Channel: A Canonical Neural Circuit Abstraction of the Fruit Fly Antennal Lobe Construction and Composition Rules, Neurokernel Request for Comments, Neurokernel RFC #11, 2018, to appear.



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