Modeling of Circuits within Networks by fMRI

ABSTRACT

In this review, the authors describe the most recent functional imaging approaches used to explore and identify circuits within networks and model spatially and anatomically interconnected regions. After defining the concept of functional and effective connectivity, the authors describe various methods of identification and modeling of circuits within networks. The description of specific circuits in networks should allow a more realistic definition of dynamic functioning of the central nervous system which underlies various brain functions.

In this review, the authors describe the most recent functional imaging approaches used to explore and identify circuits within networks and model spatially and anatomically interconnected regions. After defining the concept of functional and effective connectivity, the authors describe various methods of identification and modeling of circuits within networks. The description of specific circuits in networks should allow a more realistic definition of dynamic functioning of the central nervous system which underlies various brain functions.

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nullG. de Marco and A. le Pellec, "Modeling of Circuits within Networks by fMRI,"*Wireless Sensor Network*, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2010, pp. 208-217. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2010.23028.

nullG. de Marco and A. le Pellec, "Modeling of Circuits within Networks by fMRI,"

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