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Design and Operation of Root C, a Small Syncoder Network Simulator

Report Number: AMRL TR 67-236
Author: Gruenke, Roger A.
Author: Mundie, J. Ryland
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1968-05
Pages: 22
Contract: Laboratory Research - No Contract
Project: 7233 - Biological Information Handling Systems and Their Functional Analogs
Task: 723303 - Biological Components
AD Number: AD0672976

A syncoder is an electronic model of some of the information processing properties of nerve cells. This report describes the equations of operation of a single syncoder and serves as an instruction manual for the programming and operation of a network simulator containing 10 syncoders. The network simulator, called 'Root C,' also contains a patch panel, voltage sources, a meter and the necessary input-output lines to permit the simulation of small networks of syncoders. An appendix contains a complete circuit description of a single syncoder.

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