Model Structure Analysis in NEURON

Toward Interoperability Among Neural Simulators
  • Michael L. Hines
  • Tom M. Morse
  • N. T. Carnevale
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 401)


One of the more important recent additions to the NEURON simulation environment is a tool called ModelView, which simplifies the task of understanding exactly what biological attributes are represented in a computational model. Here, we illustrate how ModelView contributes to the understanding of models and discuss its utility as a neuroinformatics tool for analyzing models in online databases and as a means for facilitating interoperability among simulators in computational neuroscience.


NEURON ModelView ModelDB interoperability XML BrainML CellML MorphML NeuroML 



We are grateful for the support from NIH grants NS11613 and 5P01DC004732 (Human Brain Project).


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© Humana Press Inc. 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael L. Hines
    • 1
  • Tom M. Morse
    • 2
  • N. T. Carnevale
    • 3
  1. 1.Departments of Neurobiology and Computer ScienceYale University, New Haven
  2. 2.Department of NeurobiologyYale University School of MedicineNew Haven
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyYale UniversityNew Haven

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