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The stimulus–response model is a characterization of a statistical unit (such as a neuron) as a black box model, predicting a quantitative response to a quantitative stimulus, for example one administered by a researcher.
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The object of a stimulus–response model is to establish a mathematical function that describes the relation f between the stimulus x and the expected value (or other measure of location) of the response Y:
A common simplification assumed for such functions is linear, thus we expect to see a relationship like
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- ↑ Geoffrey W. Hoffmann (1988). "Neurons with hysteresis?" Rodney Cotterill Computer simulation in brain science, Cambridge University Press.
- ↑ Teodor Rus (1993). Systems methodology for software, World Scientific.
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