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Date Created: 10/19/15
CAAM415 Gabbiani 1 Instructions Solve the following exercise Return both the code written for MATLAB and gures7 properly labeled Answer the questions and justify your claims with clear and logical explanations H 3 9 7 Properties of poisson and gamma distribu tions Plot on a single gure 10 spike trains7 each 1 sec long7 drawn from a Poisson process with mean rate 40 spksec Use a temporal resolution of 1 ms for the spike timing Compute the variance in the spike count7 VT as a function of the mean spike count NT for a gamma renewal process of order 2 with a mean rate of 40 spksec Simulate 1000 random spike trains one second long Then compute NT and VT on intervals going from 0 to 50 ms7 0 to 100 ms7 up to 0 to 1 s7 in steps of 50 ms Compare the curve obtained in this manner with the theoretical formula7 T VT T 31 N T i 2mm 8 where mm is the mean inter spike interval 7 77 7 eiTmAtL mm Compute the interspike interval correlation coef cient at lag 1 for a Poisson process of mean rate 40 spksec and an absolute refractory period of 2 msec Use 1000 random interspike intervals Use the same interspike interval sequence Ati of the previous exercise to generate a new sequence of interspike intervals At as follows Alt1 Atl 5 Atl and At for 239 gt 1 and where mm is the mean interspike interval of the original sequence Compute the correlation coeff cient at lag 1 Explain the results obtained here and in the previous exercise A1271 lt 77 1At7 if A1221 2 mAt7 Hints Use the matlab functions exprnd gamrnd cumsum to generate ran dom intervals and their corresponding spike times For problem 17 use the CAAM415 Gabbiani function linetspk t5ka 7 O 1 7 to plot a tick mark for each spike at time tst on your plot Read the MATLAB help to see how the call to line can be generalized to a 71st X 2 array of 71st spikes


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