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Analysis of Linsker's simulations of Hebbian rules

MacKay, David J. C. and Miller, Kenneth D. (1990) Analysis of Linsker's simulations of Hebbian rules. Neural Computation, 2 (2). pp. 173-187. ISSN 0899-7667. doi:10.1162/neco.1990.2.2.173.

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Linsker has reported the development of center-surround receptive fields and oriented receptive fields in simulations of a Hebb-type equation in a linear network. The dynamics of the learning rule are analyzed in terms of the eigenvectors of the covariance matrix of cell activities. Analytic and computational results for Linsker's covariance matrices, and some general theorems, lead to an explanation of the emergence of center-surround and certain oriented structures. We estimate criteria for the parameter regime in which center-surround structures emerge.

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Additional Information:© 1990 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Received 17 January 1990; accepted 20 February 1990. Posted Online March 13, 2008.
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