Multithreaded and Distributed Simulation of Large Biological Neuronal Networks

  • Jochen M. Eppler
  • Hans E. Plesser
  • Abigail Morrison
  • Markus Diesmann
  • Marc-Oliver Gewaltig
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-75416-9_55

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4757)
Cite this paper as:
Eppler J.M., Plesser H.E., Morrison A., Diesmann M., Gewaltig MO. (2007) Multithreaded and Distributed Simulation of Large Biological Neuronal Networks. In: Cappello F., Herault T., Dongarra J. (eds) Recent Advances in Parallel Virtual Machine and Message Passing Interface. EuroPVM/MPI 2007. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 4757. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg

Abstract

To understand the principles of information processing in the brain, we depend on models with more than 105 neurons and 109 connections [1]. These networks can be described as graphs of threshold elements that exchange point events.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jochen M. Eppler
    • 1
    • 4
  • Hans E. Plesser
    • 2
  • Abigail Morrison
    • 3
  • Markus Diesmann
    • 3
    • 4
  • Marc-Oliver Gewaltig
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Honda Research Institute, Offenbach/MainGermany
  2. 2.Dept. of Mathematical Sciences and Technology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, PO Box 5003, 1432 ÅsNorway
  3. 3.Computational Neuroscience Group, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako-shi, SaitamaJapan
  4. 4.Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Albert-Ludwigs-University, FreiburgGermany

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