Elan Liss Ohayon

Computational Neurobiology Lab
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 North Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Email: ohayon@salk.edu


Recent Research:

Post-Traumatic Epilepsy and Neurodegeneration (Spiking Network Models)

Localized Connectivity Changes Alter Pan-Network Activity Patterns:
Implications to Early Post-Traumatic Epilepsy and Neurodegeneration
Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (2005) 217.4.

[To -> SFN 2005 Videos and PDF]



Post-Traumatic Epilepsy - Activity at Connectionist Network Boundaries

The Effects of Lesions on Dynamics in Network Models of Epilepsy
Society for Neuroscience Abstracts (2004) 228.18. [PDF]

Video of activity propagation in networks:

Single-Layer Boundary Model
Single-Layer Lesioned Network
Two-Layer Excitatory-Inhibitory Network

Single-Layer Boundary Model

[QuickTime] [RealPlayer]

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Two-Layer Excitatory-Inhibitory Network

[QuickTime] [RealPlayer]


Intermittency in Recurrent Networks (Models of Attention and Epilepsy)

Emergent Complex Patterns in Autonomous Distributed Systems:
Mechanisms for Attention Recovery and Relation to Models of Clinical Epilepsy
E.L. Ohayon, H.C. Kwan, W.M. Burnham, P. Suffczynski, and S. Kalitzin
Proceedings of IEEE SMC (2004) 2066 - 2072, [PDF][Abstract]

Neurodynamics in Evolving Autonomous Agent

Charting Epilepsy by Searching for Intelligence in Network Space with the
Help of Evolving Autonomous Agents
E.L. Ohayon, S. Kalitzin, P. Suffczynski, F.Y. Jin, P.W. Tsang, D.S. Borrett, W.M. Burnham and H.C. Kwan

Decoding and Interfacing the Brain: from Neuronal Assemblies to Cyborgs.
Journal of Physiology-Paris 98, 507-529 (2004) [PDF]

Society for Autonomous Neurodynamics
[Society for Autonomous Neurodynamics] web site