Neural Field Simulator specifications


Unique identifier OMICS_25600
Name Neural Field Simulator
Software type Application/Script
Interface Command line interface, Graphical user interface
Restrictions to use None
Operating system Unix/Linux, Mac OS, Windows
Programming languages Python
Computer skills Advanced
Version 2.3.4
Stability Stable
NumPy, PyOpenGL, GLPW
Maintained Yes




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  • person_outline Eric Nichols
  • person_outline Axel Hutt

Publication for Neural Field Simulator

Neural Field Simulator citation


Integration of Continuous Time Dynamics in a Spiking Neural Network Simulator

Front Neuroinform
PMCID: 5442232
PMID: 28596730
DOI: 10.3389/fninf.2017.00034

[…] eural Simulation Language (Weitzenfeld et al., ), emergent (O'Reilly et al., ), the simulation platform DANA (Rougier and Fix, ), TheVirtualBrain (Sanz Leon et al., ), Topographica (Bednar, ) and the Neural Field Simulator (Nichols and Hutt, ). Similarly, efficient simulators for population-density approaches (MIIND: de Kamps et al., , DiPDE: Cain et al., ) as well as spiking neural networks (see […]

Neural Field Simulator institution(s)
Team Neurosys, Loria, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, INRIA, UMR no. 7503, Universite de Lorraine, Nancy, France
Neural Field Simulator funding source(s)
Supported by the European Research Council for support under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013), ERC grant agreement No. 257253 (MATHANA project).

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