Dr Conor J Houghton

BSc(Galway), PhD(Cantab.)

  • BS8 1UB


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Research interests

Conor Houghton is a reader in mathematical neuroscience. His research interest is in understanding information processing and coding in the brain and, generally, in mathematical and computational approaches to neuroscience.

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Research Output

Calculating the Mutual Information between Two Spike Trains

Houghton, C., 1 Feb 2019, In : Neural Computation. 31, 2, p. 330-343 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
173 Downloads (Pure)

Do LSTMs know about Principle C?

Mitchell, J. J., Kazanina, N., Houghton, C. J. & Bowers, J. S., 14 Sep 2019, 2019 Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Open Access

Model-based inference of synaptic transmission

Bykowska, O., Gontier, C., Sax, A-L., Jia, D., Llera Montero, M., Bird, A., Houghton, C., Pfister, J-P. & Costa, R. P., 20 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience. 11, 21, 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article (Academic Journal)

Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
    102 Downloads (Pure)

    Supervised Work

    Excitatory and Inhibitory Transmission in Prefrontal Cortex

    Author: Bykowska, O., 25 Jun 2019

    Supervisor: Bashir, Z. (Supervisor) & Houghton, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)