Towards a Modeling and Simulation Platform for Multi-level Neuronal Networks
We have been developing an open platform for enhancing the integrative life science called Physiome and systems biology, on which users can build mathematical models of biological and physiological functions with hierarchical structure, and perform simulations with parallel computing. We also have been proposing a XML-based language for describing a wide variety of models, and developing a model database in order to facilitate model sharing. Neuroscience is one of the research fields in which mathematical models played effectively important roles to reveal physiological principles. We will discuss on a possibility to apply our platform for neuroscience.
KeywordsMembrane Potential Dynamic SBML Model Functional Edge Ionic Current Module Model Description Language
This work is supported in part by MEXT Global COE program at Osaka University, and Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas at Osaka university and at OIST.
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