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Research Article

The Vestibular System Implements a Linear–Nonlinear Transformation In Order to Encode Self-Motion

  • Corentin Massot,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Adam D. Schneider,

    Affiliations: Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Center for Applied Mathematics in Biology and Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Maurice J. Chacron,

    Affiliations: Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Center for Applied Mathematics in Biology and Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Kathleen E. Cullen mail

    kathleen.cullen@mcgill.ca

    Affiliations: Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Center for Applied Mathematics in Biology and Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Published: July 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001365

About the Authors

Corentin Massot, Maurice J. Chacron, Kathleen E. Cullen
Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Adam D. Schneider, Maurice J. Chacron
Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Adam D. Schneider, Maurice J. Chacron, Kathleen E. Cullen
Center for Applied Mathematics in Biology and Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: kathleen.cullen@mcgill.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: KEC MJC. Performed the experiments: CM. Analyzed the data: CM ADS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CM ADS MJC. Wrote the paper: KEC MJC.