Optimizing NEURON Simulation Environment Using Remote Memory Access with Recursive Doubling on Distributed Memory Systems

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Shehzad, Danish; Bozkuş, Zeki;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience,volume 2,016 (issn: 1687-5265, eissn: 1687-5273)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2016/3676582, pmc: PMC4931058
  • Subject: R858-859.7 | Research Article | Computer applications to medicine. Medical informatics | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RC321-571 | Article Subject
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Increase in complexity of neuronal network models escalated the efforts to make NEURON simulation environment efficient. The computational neuroscientists divided the equations into subnets amongst multiple processors for achieving better hardware performance. On parall... View more
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