Zador Laboratory Publications

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Journal Papers

  • Znamenskiy, P. and Zador, A. (2013) "Corticostriatal neurones in auditory cortex drive decisions during auditory descrimination" Nature, 497:482-486

  • Hromadka, T., DeWeese, M. and Zador, A. (2013) "Up states are rare in awake auditory cortex" J. Neuropysiol, 109:1989-1995.

  • Zador, A., Dubnau, J.,Oyibo, H., Zhan, H., Gang, C. and Peikon, I. (2012) "Sequencing the connectome." Plos Biology, 10:e1001411

  • Yang, Y. and Zador A.M. (2012) "Differences in Sensitivity to Neural Timing amount Cortical Areas. " J Neurosci 32: 15142-15147.

  • Xiong, Q., Oviedo, H.V., Trotman, L.C. and Zador A.M. (2012) "PTEN regulation of local and long-range connections in mouse auditory cortex." J Neurosci 32: 1643-52.

  • Jaramillo, S. and Zador A.M. (2011) "Auditory cortex mediates the perceptual effects of acoustic temporal expectation " Nature Neursocience, 14:246-51.

  • Oviedo, H., Bureau, I., Svoboda, K. and Zador A.M. (2010) "The functional asymmetry of auditory cortex is reflected in the organization of local circuits." Nature Neursocience, 13:1413-1420.

  • Asari, H. and Zador A.M. (2009) "Long-lasting context dependendence constrains neural encoding models in rodent auditory cortex" J Neurophysiol 102(5): 2638-56.

  • Lima, S., Znamenskiy, P., Hromadka, T. and Zador A.M. (2009) "PINP: A new method of tagging neuronal populations for identification during in vivo electrophysiological recording" PLoS ONE, 4(7): e6099

  • Otazu, G., Tai, L-H., Yang, Y. and Zador A.M. (2009) "Engaging in an auditory task suppresses responses in auditory cortex" Nature Neuroscience, 2(5):646-54

  • Koulakov, A., Hromadka, T. and Zador A.M. (2009) "Correlated connectivity and the distribution of firing rates in the neocortex" J. Neuroscience 29: 3685-94

  • Yang, Y., DeWeese, M.R., Otazu, G. and Zador A.M. (2008) "Millisecond-scale differences in neural activity in auditory cortex can drive decisions" Nature Neuroscience, 11: 1262-3.

  • Hromadka, T., DeWeese, M. and Zador, A.M. (2008) "Sparse Representation of Sounds in the Unanesthetized Auditory Cortex" PLoS Biol, 6: e16

  • Hromadka, T. and Zador, A.M. (2007) "Toward the mechanisms of auditory attention" Hearing Research, 229: 180-5

  • DeWeese, M. and Zador, A. (2006) Non-Gaussian membrane potential dynamics imply sparse, synchronous activity in auditory cortex. J. Neurosci, 26:12206-12218

  • Asari, A., Pearlmutter B. and Zador, A. (2006) Sparse representations for the cocktail party problem. J. Neurosci, 26: 7477-7490.

  • DeWeese, M., Hromadka, T. and Zador A. (2005) "Reliability and representational bandwidth in the auditory cortex" Neuron, 48: 479-488.

  • Wehr, M and Zador, A. (2005) "Synaptic mechanisms of forward suppression in rat auditory cortex." Neuron, 47:437-445. (See Faculty of 1000 Commentary) ... (See N&V)

  • Rumpel, S., LeDoux, J., Zador, A., and Malinow, R.. (2005) "Postsynaptic receptor trafficking underlying amygdala associative learning," Science, 308:83-88 (See Faculty of 1000 Commentary) ... (See N&V)

  • DeWeese, M., and Zador, A. (2004) "Shared and Private Variability in the Auditory Cortex" J. Neurophys, 92: 1840-55 (See Faculty of 1000 Commentary)

  • Machens, C., Wehr, M. and Zador, A. (2004) "Linearity of cortical receptive fields measured with natural sounds" J. Neurosci, 24:1089-1100. (See Faculty of 1000 Commentary)

  • Wehr, M. and Zador, A. (2003) "Balanced inhibition underlies tuning and sharpens spike timing in auditory cortex " Nature, 426:442-446. (See Faculty of 1000 Commentary)

  • DeWeese, M., Wehr, M. and Zador, A. (2003) "Binary spiking in auditory cortex " J. Neurosci, 23: 7940-7949. (See Faculty of 1000 Commentary)

  • Natschlager, T., Maass, W. and Zador, A. (2001) "Efficient Temporal Processing with Dynamic Synapses." Network, 12: 75-87.

  • Reinagel, P. and Zador, A. (1999) "Natural Scenes at the Center of Gaze." Network, 10: 341-50.

  • Maass, W. and Zador, A. (1999) "Dynamic stochastic synapses as computational units." . Neural Computation, 11:903-917.

  • Stevens, C.F. and Zador, A. (1998) "Input synchrony and the irregular firing of cortical neurons, " Nature Neuroscience, 3:210-217

  • Buracas, G., Zador, A., DeWeese, M. & Albright, T. (1998) "Efficient discrimination of temporal patterns by motion-sensitive neurons in primate visual cortex, " Neuron, 20:959-969.

  • Zador, A. (1998) "The Impact of synaptic unreliability on the information transmitted by spiking neurons," J. Neurophysiol., 79:1219-1229 (click here for PDF) .

  • DeWeese, M. and Zador, A. (1998) "Asymmetric dynamics in optimal variance adaptation," Neural Computation, 10:1179-1202 .

  • Zador, A. and Pearlmutter, B. (1996) "VC dimension of an integrate and fire neuron model." Neural Computation, 8:611-624.

  • Mainen, Z., Carnevale, N.T., Zador, A., Claiborne, B.J., and Brown, T.H. (1996) Electrotonic structure of hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons based on three-dimensional reconstructions. J. Neurophysiol. 76:1904-1923

  • Bulsara, A. and Zador, A. (1996) Threshold detection of wideband signals: A noise-induced maximum in the mutual information. Phys Rev. E, 54:2185-88.

  • Zador, A., Hagai, A-S., and Segev, I. (1995) "The Morphoelectrotonic Transform: A Graphical Approach to Dendritic Function" , J. Neurosci., 15:1669-1682

  • Zador, A., Koch, C. (1994) "Linearized Models of Calcium Dynamics: Formal Equivalence to the Cable Equation" , J. Neurosci., 14:4705-4715

  • Koch, C., Zador, A. (1993) "The function of dendritic spines: Devices subserving biochemical rather than electrical compartmentalization.", J. Neurosci., 13: 413-422.

  • Zador, A., Koch, C., and Brown, T.H. (1990). "Biophysical model of a hebbian synapse". Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA, 87:6718-22.

    Proceedings, reviews, theses, etc.

  • Comment on: Wang, Lu, Snider, Liang (2005), "Sustained firing in auditory cortex evoked by preferred stimuli." Nature 435:341-6. (click here for PDF). [Nature declined to publish it, so I'm putting it here. Xiaoqin Wang wrote a rebuttal but asked me not to post it, so email him if you're interested.].
  • Hromadka, T. (2007) "Representation of Sounds in Auditory Cortex of Awake Rats," Watson School Thesis, CSHL

  • DeWeese, M and Zador, A. (2006) "Efficiency measures" Nature 439: 920-921 [Commentary on Smith and Lewicki and Sharpee et al].

  • DeWeese, M and Zador, A. (2005) "Neural gallops across auditory streams" Neuron 48: 5-7

  • Zador, A. (2003) "Self-consistent models of cortical dynamics" In: Modulation of Neuronal Responses: Implications for Active Vision. G.T. Buracas, Editor. IOS Press. pp. 309-317.

  • Machens, C. and Zador, A. (2003) "Auditory modeling gets an edge" J. Neurophys., 90:3581-3582

  • Machens, C., Wehr, M. and Zador, A. (2002) "Spectro-temporal receptive fields of subthreshold responses in auditory cortex." (NIPS)

  • Wehr, M. and Zador, A. (2002) "Synaptic Mechanisms of Frequency and Amplitude Tuning in Rat Auditory Cortex " (Soc. Neurosci. Abstrs)

  • Zador, A. (2001) "Synaptic connectivity and computation." Nat Neurosci 4(12): 1157-8.

  • Deweese, M and Zador, A. (2002) "Binary coding in auditory cortex" (NIPS)

  • A. Zador (2000) "The basic unit of computation." Nat Neurosci 3 Suppl: 1167.

  • deCharms, R. C. and A. Zador (2000) "Neural representation and the cortical code." Annu Rev Neurosci 23: 613-47

  • Zador, A. (1999) "Thalamocortical Synapses: Sparse but Stentorian." Neuron, 23:198-200.

  • Zador, A. (1998) "Synaptic Plasticity". In Christof Koch, editor, Biophysics of Computing: Information Processing in Single Neurons. MIT Press.

  • Stevens, C.F. and Zador, A. (1998) "Simple model of repetitive firing in cortical neurons.

  • Zador, A. and Dobrunz, L. (1997) "Dynamic synapses in the cortex." Neuron, 19:1-4.

  • Zador, A. (1997) "Action Potentials Reconsidered" Science 277:772

  • Zador, A. and Pearlmutter, B. (1997) "Sparse matrix methods for modeling single neurons." In Christof Koch, editor, Biophysics of Computing: Information Processing in Single Neurons. MIT Press, In press.

  • Smetters, D.K.S. and Zador, A. (1996) "Noisy synapses and noisy neurons." Current Biology, 6 : 1217-1218.

  • Stevens, C.F and Zador, A. (1996) "Information through a Spiking Neuron" , In. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 8, D.S. Touretzky, M.C. Mozer and M.E. Hasselmo, eds., MIT Press, In press.

  • Stevens, C.F and Zador, A. (1996) "When is an Integrate-and-fire Neuron like a Poisson Neuron?", In. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 8, M. Mozer, D. S. Touretzky and M. Hasselmo", eds., MIT Press, In press.

  • Stevens, C.F and Zador, A. (1995) "Neural coding: the engima of the brain", Current Biology, 12:1370-1371.

  • Zador, A. and Pearlmutter, B. "The discriminative power of a dynamical model neuron." In Thomas Petsche, Stephen J. Hanson, and Jude Shavlik, editors, Computational Learning Theory and `Natural' Learning Systems, volume III, Selecting Good Models, Provincetown, MA, Sept 1993, 1995. MIT Press. To appear.

  • Zador, A. (1993). "Biophysics of computation in single hippocampal neurons." PhD Thesis, Yale University, Neuroscience. Advisors: T.H. Brown and Christof Koch

  • Zador, A., Claiborne, B.J. and Brown, T.H. (1992). "Nonlinear processing in single hippocampal neurons with dendritic hot and cold spots." In Lippman, R.P., Moody, J.E. and Touretzky, D.S. (Eds). Neural information processing systems 4. 56-60.

  • Brown, T.H., Zador, A., Mainen, Z.F., and Claiborne, B.J. (1992). "Hebbian computations in hippocampal dendrites and spines." In T. McKenna, J. Davis, and S.F. Zornetzer (Eds.), Single Neuron Computation. Academic Press, SD,CA 81-116.

  • Brown, T.H., Zador, A., Mainen, Z.F., and Claiborne, B.J. (1991). "Self-organization of Hebbian synapses in hippocampal neurons." In Lippman, R.P., Moody, J.E. and Touretzky, D.S. (Eds). Neural information processing systems 3. (pp. 39-45).

  • Koch, C., Zador, A. and Brown, T.H. (1992) "Dendritic spines: convergence of theory and experiment," Science, 256:973-4.

  • Claiborne, B.J., Zador, A., Mainen, Z.F., and Brown, T.H. (1992). "Computational models of hippocampal neurons." In T. McKenna, J. Davis, and S.F. Zornetzer (Eds.), Academic Press, SD, CA, Single Neuron Computation. 62-80.

  • Zador, A. and Pearlmutter, B. Efficient computation of sparse elements of the inverse of a sparse near-tridiagonal matrix with application to the nerve equation. Technical Report OGI-CSE-93-003, Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Portland, OR, March 1993.

  • Buracas, G., Zador, A. DeWeese, M. and Albright, T. (1996) "Measurements of information rates in monkey MT neurons in repsonse to time-varying stimuli". Soc. Neurosci. Abstracts.

  • Buracas, G., Zador, A. DeWeese, M. and Albright, T. (1996) "Measurements of information rates in monkey MT neurons in repsonse to time-varying stimuli". Soc. Neurosci. Abstracts.

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