Tutorials

These tutorials provide narrative explanations, sample code, and expected output for some of the neurophysiological analyses in Elephant. You can browse the tutorials or launch them in mybinder to change and interact with the code.

Introductory

  • Statistics of spike trains.

    Covers statistics module with an introduction to Neo input-output data types like SpikeTrain, AnalogSignal, etc.

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Advanced

  • Unitary Event Analysis.

    The analysis detects coordinated spiking activity that occurs significantly more often than predicted by the firing rates of neurons alone. It’s superior to simple statistics.

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  • Gaussian Process Factor Analysis (GPFA).

    GPFA is a dimensionality reduction method for neural trajectory visualization of parallel spike trains.

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Additional

  • Parallel

    elephant.parallel module provides a simple interface to parallelize multiple calls to any user-specified function.

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