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.

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

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… more... download 11kb .zip
Last Modified: November 6, 2012

C. Thomson, Computer Program QUADRATIC INTEGRATE-AND-FIRE MODEL (2012), WWW Document, (http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12463&DocID=3139).

C. Thomson, Computer Program QUADRATIC INTEGRATE-AND-FIRE MODEL (2012), <http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12463&DocID=3139>.

Thomson, C. (2012). Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Model [Computer software]. Retrieved April 26, 2015, from http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12463&DocID=3139

Thomson, Colin F. C.. "Quadratic Integrate-and-Fire Model." http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=12463&DocID=3139 (accessed 26 April 2015).

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