Nonlinear systems analysis: Comparison of white noise and sum of sinusoids in a biological system Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Epididymis
  • Microsurgery
  • Robotics
  • Vasovasostomy

abstract

  • The Gaussian white noise and the sum-of-sinusoids methods of systems analysis provide equivalent descriptions of nearly linear and strongly nonlinear transductions in the cat retina. Smoothness in the frequency domain is a common characteristic of biological transductions. This permits a substantial improvement in the signal-to-noise ratio by using the sum-of-sinusoids method, as is demonstrated for the transductions of the cat retina.

publication date

  • December 1979

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1073/pnas.76.2.996

PubMed ID

  • 284424

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 996

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 76

number

  • 2