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Data characteristics project
[Stephen Koslow, Office on Neuroinformatics, NIMH
The human brain uses 15 Watts; has dozens of cell types, 100 billion (10^14) neural cells, 10^15 connections.
Neuroscience is a growing field, includes neuroinformatics. Intial, broad journals, reductionist journals, Numerical, symbolic, literature and image data. Volume of publication only for serotonin, discovered in 1948, now 70 000 papers, is becoming impossible to follow.
Voluminous 3-D MRI data. UCLA brain mapping. Basis for localization of diagnostic EEG, MEG observations.