The Cerebellum and Adaptive Control

The Cerebellum and Adaptive Control

by John S. Barlow

This book reinforces the view that the cerebellum functions as an adaptive control system.See more details below


This book reinforces the view that the cerebellum functions as an adaptive control system.

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Cambridge University Press
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6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Anatomy and Physiology: 1. Introduction; 2. Some aspects of comparative anatomy of the cerebellum; 3. Aspects of the anatomy and physiology of the cerebellar cortex; 4. The mossy fiber afferent system; 5. The inferior olivary system and the climbing fibers; 6. The cerebellar nuclei and their efferent pathways; aspects of voluntary motor learning; Part II. Function: 7. Cerebellar memory, long-term depression (LTD), and long-term potentiation (LTP); 8. The vestibulocerebellum and the oculomotor system; 9. The cerebellum and cognition; 10. Timing functions, classical conditioning, and instrumental conditioning; 11. Some aspects of cerebellar pathology in humans and animals; genetic alterations; 12. Specialized cerebellum-like structures; Part III. Models and Theories: 13. Non-adaptive models, forerunners of adaptive models, and earlier adaptive control models; 14. Neural networks and adaptive control; neural network models; 15. Some specific features of adaptive controllers and adaptive signal processors; 16. Adaptive control models; Part IV. Summary and Conclusions: 17. The cerebellum as an adaptive controller; Appendix; Author's note; Bibliography; Index.

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