python-brian - simulator for spiking neural networks

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Distribution Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)
Repository NeuroDebian Main amd64
Package name python-brian
Package version 1.4.3
Package release 1~nd14.04+1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 2.39 KB
Download size 392.57 KB
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Brian is a clock-driven simulator for spiking neural networks. It is
designed with an emphasis on flexibility and extensibility, for rapid
development and refinement of neural models. Neuron models are
specified by sets of user-specified differential equations, threshold
conditions and reset conditions (given as strings). The focus is
primarily on networks of single compartment neuron models (e.g. leaky
integrate-and-fire or Hodgkin-Huxley type neurons). Features include:
- a system for specifying quantities with physical dimensions
- exact numerical integration for linear differential equations
- Euler, Runge-Kutta and exponential Euler integration for nonlinear
differential equations
- synaptic connections with delays
- short-term and long-term plasticity (spike-timing dependent plasticity)
- a library of standard model components, including integrate-and-fire
equations, synapses and ionic currents
- a toolbox for automatically fitting spiking neuron models to
electrophysiological recordings


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-brian_1.4.3-1~nd14.04+1_all.deb 1.4.3 all NeuroDebian Main
python-brian_1.3.1-1build1_all.deb 1.3.1 all Ubuntu Universe
python-brian_1.3.1-1build1_all.deb 1.3.1 all Ubuntu Universe
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neurodebian-popularity-contest -
python-brian-lib >= 1.4.3-1~nd14.04+1
python-matplotlib >= 0.90.1
python-numpy >= 1.3.0
python-scipy >= 0.7.0
python:any << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Type URL
Binary Package python-brian_1.4.3-1~nd14.04+1_all.deb
Source Package brian

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb trusty main contrib non-free
  2. Install GPG key of the repository:
    # sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver 2649A5A9
  3. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  4. Install python-brian deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-brian

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