Virtual Retina: biological retina simulator, with contrast gain control (Wohrer and Kornprobst 2009)


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"We propose a new retina simulation software, called Virtual Retina, which transforms a video into spike trains. Our goal is twofold: Allow large scale simulations (up to 100,000 neurons) in reasonable processing times and keep a strong biological plausibility, taking into account implementation constraints. ... This software will be an evolutionary tool for neuroscientists that need realistic large-scale input spike trains in subsequent treatments, and for educational purposes."
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1 . Wohrer A, Kornprobst P (2009) Virtual Retina: a biological retina model and simulator, with contrast gain control. J Comput Neurosci 26:219-49 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Retina;
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Simulation Environment: C or C++ program (web link to model);
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