Tools that contain the Simulator Tool Topic : Control Simulations

(Category of tools which help a user control one or more simulations, and or document the way(s) in which a simulator(s) was(were) run.)
1. NeuroidNet Simulator (Gunay and Maida 2003) extension of (Valiant 1994) Simulator used in Gunay C, Maida AS. "Temporal binding as an inducer for connectionist recruitment learning over delayed lines". Neural Netw. 2003 Jun-Jul;16(5-6):593-600. The Neuroidal framework was proposed by Valiant in "Circuits of the Mind," 1994. This version extends the neuroidal networks to use integrate-and-fire spiking neurons and analyze timing issues in networks with asymmetric topologies. The simulator is flexible such that other network topologies or computing units can easily be employed.
2. NEURON interface to GAUL (Neymotin and Lytton) This interface allows the use of genetic algorithms for optimization and search in high-dimensional spaces from within the NEURON environment. It includes converted .c,.h files from GAUL wrapped in proper MOD file syntax as well as MOD code interfacing to the library. It also comes with hoc utilitiy functions to make it easier to use the GA.
3. NQS NQS is a databasing program with a query command modeled loosely on the SQL select command. <p> Please see the manual NQS.pdf for details of use.<P> An NQS database must be populated with data to be used. You may wish to download (model fingerprint) which provides an example of NQS use. <p>
4. SimTracker - Parallel NEURON network model simulation management & analysis The SimTracker tool streamlines the entire modeling process, from code writing/versioning and simulation design to execution of simulations on a variety of machines (local, remote supercomputer, NSG) to organization and analysis of simulation results. It also provides tools to: - characterize model components (cells, synapses, ion channels) in experimentalist-friendly ways - read in experimental data and fit model components using that data (in conjunction with NEURON's Multiple Run Fitter) - Explore the parameter space of the model - Share model specifications and results online in an interactive manner, as an alternative to placing all the figures/tables into a supplemental PDF for a publication, although LaTeX code for a PDF can also be generated.
5. ThetaStim mechanism for NEURON models A Theta Stimulation protocol is one where a smaller group of spikes say 4 at 50 Hz is repeated at a longer interval, for example every 100 ms. Run the demo to experiment with different settings.