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Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Model Documents

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Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Model 

written by Colin F. C. Thomson

The Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire model is a slight modification of the integrate-and-fire model. This slight modification has some drastic changes on the dynamics, although the equation is still solvable analytically in order to determine the period of a continuously-spiking neuron. Because of its simplicity, the Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire model and its variations are favorites for mathematical treatments of neural networks.

The Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire model was developed using the Easy Java Simulations (EJS) modeling tool.  It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive.   Double clicking the jar file will run the program if Java is installed.  You can modify this simulation if you have EJS installed by right-clicking within the map and selecting "Open Ejs Model" from the pop-up menu item.

Published October 9, 2012
Last Modified June 11, 2014

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Source Code Documents

Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Source Code 

The source code zip archive contains an EJS-XML representation of the Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire model.   Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS.

Last Modified November 6, 2012

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