Optogenetics is a new tool to study neuronal circuits that have been genetically modified to allow stimulation by flashes of light. This package implements the methodological framework, Point-process Response model for Optogenetics (PRO), for analyzing data from these experiments. This method provides explicit nonlinear transformations to link the flash point-process with the spiking point-process. Such response functions can be used to provide important and interpretable scientific insights into the properties of the biophysical process that governs neural spiking in response to optogenetic stimulation.
|Author||Xi (Rossi) LUO with contributions from Dylan Small and Vikaas Sohal|
|Date of publication||2015-09-17 22:50:12|
|Maintainer||Xi (Rossi) LUO <[email protected]>|
|Package repository||View on CRAN|
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