relationship between weight and g_max

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bqrosen
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relationship between weight and g_max

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I'm using ExpSyn and Exp2Syn and would like to set the maximum conductance. Logically, synaptic weight and maximum conductance should be proportional to each other. What is the relationship? Thanks.
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Re: relationship between weight and g_max

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Close reading of the documentation
http://www.neuron.yale.edu/neuron/stati ... tml#ExpSyn
http://www.neuron.yale.edu/neuron/stati ... ml#Exp2Syn
indicates that a unitary input event of weight w produces a peak conductance change of magnitude w (uS). But don't take my word for it--it's never a bad idea to verify a claim by testing with a toy model.
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