This is the readme for the Brian code associated with the paper:

Kim CM, Nykamp DQ (2017) The influence of depolarization block on seizure-like activity in networks of excitatory and inhibitory neurons. J Comput Neurosci 43:65-79

This code was contributed by Dr CM Kim.

The code requires the Brian (python package) simulator which is freely available from

Once Brian is installed, the simulations can be started with commands like:


After a minute or so you should see a couple of figures:

figure 1 figure 2