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      Algorithmic mechanisms for reliable crowdsourcing computation under collusion 

      Fernández Anta, Antonio; Georgiou, Chryssis; Mosteiro, Miguel A.; Pareja, D. (2015)
      We consider a computing system where a master processor assigns a task for execution to worker processors that may collude. We model the workers' decision of whether to comply (compute the task) or not (return a bogus ...
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      Does high firing irregularity enhance learning? 

      Christodoulou, Chris C.; Cleanthous, A. (2011)
      In this note, we demonstrate that the high firing irregularity produced by the leaky integrate-and-fire neuron with the partial somatic reset mechanism, which has been shown to be the most likely candidate to reflect the ...
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      Self-control with spiking and non-spiking neural networks playing games 

      Christodoulou, Chris C.; Banfield, G.; Cleanthous, A. (2010)
      Self-control can be defined as choosing a large delayed reward over a small immediate reward, while precommitment is the making of a choice with the specific aim of denying oneself future choices. Humans recognise that ...