Power-efficient simulation of detailed cortical microcircuits on SpiNNaker.

@article{Sharp2012PowerefficientSO,
  title={Power-efficient simulation of detailed cortical microcircuits on SpiNNaker.},
  author={Thomas Sharp and Francesco Galluppi and Alexander D. Rast and Stephen B. Furber},
  journal={Journal of neuroscience methods},
  year={2012},
  volume={210 1},
  pages={110-8}
}
Computer simulation of neural matter is a promising methodology for understanding the function of the brain. Recent anatomical studies have mapped the intricate structure of cortex, and these data have been exploited in numerous simulations attempting to explain its function. However, the largest of these models run inconveniently slowly and require vast amounts of electrical power, which hinders useful experimentation. SpiNNaker is a novel computer architecture designed to address these… CONTINUE READING
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