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ITP: cnrun -- a slow but precise neural network simulator supporting NeuroML



Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Andrei Zavada <johnhommer@gmail.com>

* Package name    : cnrun
  Version         : 1.1.12
  Upstream Author : Andrei Zavada <johnhommer@gmail.com>
* URL             : http://johnhommer.com/academic/code/cnrun
* License         : GPL
  Programming Lang: C++
  Description     : a slow but precise neural network simulator supporting NeuroML

CNrun is a neuronal network model simulator, similar in purpose to NEURON
except that individual neurons are not compartmentalised.  It is extremely
precise and slow.  Neurons are modelled by Hodgkin-Huxley equations (conductance-
and rate-based); available synapses are those described in Rall (1967) and
Destexhe et al (1994).  All neuron and synapse parameters are per-unit configurable.

A 6-5-order Runge-Kutta integration method is used to compute state variables
with arbitrary time resolution.

CNrun can import/merge network topology from a NeuroML files, or create one
using a simple scripting language.

Simulation progress can be saved, per unit, to separate csv files for analysis;
for visualisation, state variables can be saved in native double format (for faster
plotting with gnuplot).

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