The Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Neuron Network Model uses a network of Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire neurons to demonstrate how connectivity influences network synchrony. The user selects the number of neurons and the degree of connectivity, and can see how the neurons synchronize over time. In addition, the user can watch the potential of a single neuron. Although the dynamics of a single neuron do not change, the network architecture has a dramatic effect on how quickly the neurons will synchronize.

The Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Neuron Network 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.

Please note that this resource requires
at least version 1.6 of
Java (JRE).

Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Neuron Network Source Code
The source code zip archive contains an XML representation of the Bead on a Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Neuron Network Model. Unzip this archive in your EJS workspace to compile and run this model using EJS. download 8kb .zip
Last Modified: December 22, 2012

C. Thomson, Computer Program QUADRATIC INTEGRATE-AND-FIRE NEURON NETWORK MODEL (2012), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12547&DocID=3154).

C. Thomson, Computer Program QUADRATIC INTEGRATE-AND-FIRE NEURON NETWORK MODEL (2012), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12547&DocID=3154>.

Thomson, C. (2012). Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Neuron Network Model [Computer software]. Retrieved September 28, 2016, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12547&DocID=3154

Thomson, Colin F. C.. "Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Neuron Network Model." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12547&DocID=3154 (accessed 28 September 2016).

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