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Neural Computation

January 1, 1999, Vol. 11, No. 1, Pages 1-20
(doi: 10.1162/089976699300016773)
© 1999 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Evolution of Time Coding Systems
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Abstract

The auditory and electrosensory systems contain circuits that are specialized for the encoding and processing of microsecond time differences. Analysis of these circuits in two specialists, weakly electric fish and barn owls, has uncovered common design principles and illuminated some aspects of their evolution.