Resonant activation in single and coupled stochastic FitzHugh-Nagumo elements

Polovinkin, Andrey V. and Pankratova, Evgeniya V. and Luchinsky, Dmitriy G. and McClintock, Peter V. E. (2004) Resonant activation in single and coupled stochastic FitzHugh-Nagumo elements. Proceedings of SPIE, 5467. pp. 192-201. ISSN 0277-786X

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Abstract

The response of a noisy FitzHugh-Nagumo (FHN) neuron-like model to weak periodic forcing is analyzed. The mean activation time is investigated as a function of noise intensity and of the parameters of the external signal. It is shown by numerical simulation that there exists a frequency range within which the phenomenon of resonant activation occurs; resonant activation is also observed in coupled FHN elements. The mean activation time with small noise intensity is compared with the theoretical results.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of SPIE
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 25508
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 17 Mar 2009 12:40
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2019 01:24
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/25508

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