This collection of fifteen previously published papers, some of them not widely available, have been carefully chosen and annotated by Rall's colleagues and other leading neuroscientists.
Rall was a pioneer in establishing the integrative functions of neuronal dendrites that have provided a foundation for neurobiology in general and computational neuroscience in particular. This collection of 15 previously published papers, some not widely available, has been selected and annotated by Rall's colleagues and other leading neuroscientists. It brings together Rall's work over more than 40 years, including his first papers extending cable theory to complex dendritic trees, his groundbreaking paper introducing compartmental analysis to computational neuroscience, and his studies of synaptic integration in motoneurons, dendrodendritic interactions, plasticity of dendritic spines, and active dendritic properties. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)