Basal ganglia model : selection processes between channels, dynamics controlled by contraction analysis, rate-coding model of neurons based on locally projected dynamical systems (lPDS).
Model Type: Realistic Network
Cell Type(s): Neostriatum medium spiny direct pathway GABA cell; Thalamus geniculate nucleus/lateral principal GLU cell; Thalamus reticular nucleus GABA cell; Subthalamus nucleus projection neuron; Globus pallidus neuron; Neostriatum fast spiking interneuron
Model Concept(s): Action Selection/Decision Making
Simulation Environment: Python
Implementer(s): Girard, Benoit [girard at isir.upmc.fr]
Prescott TJ, Montes González FM, Gurney K, Humphries MD, Redgrave P. (2006). A robot model of the basal ganglia: behavior and intrinsic processing. Neural networks : the official journal of the International Neural Network Society. 19 [PubMed]
Girard B, Tabareau N, Pham QC, Berthoz A, Slotine JJ. (2008). Where neuroscience and dynamic system theory meet autonomous robotics: a contracting basal ganglia model for action selection. Neural networks : the official journal of the International Neural Network Society. 21 [PubMed]