A program for simulation of nerve equations with branching geometries

Int J Biomed Comput. 1989 Mar;24(1):55-68. doi: 10.1016/0020-7101(89)90007-x.


A computer program has been developed for simulation of electrical activity in neurons with complex branching morphology, multiple channel types, and inhomogeneous channel distribution. The program is based around an interpreter and screen editor for flexible specification of nerve properties and analysis of simulation results. Efficient simulation of the nerve specification is accomplished with procedure calls to fast, compiled routines for integration of the nerve equations.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Cell Membrane / physiology
  • Computer Simulation*
  • Mathematical Computing*
  • Microcomputers
  • Models, Neurological*
  • Nerve Fibers / physiology*
  • Neural Conduction
  • Software
  • Software Design