GeNN is a GPU enhanced Neuronal Network simulation environment based on NVIDIA CUDA technology.

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GeNN is maintained by genn-team.

Meet the Team

Dr Esin Yavuz is a post-doctoral researcher at the School of Engineering and Informatics at the University of Sussex

James Turner is a graduate student at the Centre for Computational Neuroscience and Robotics (CCNR) at the University of Sussex.

Prof Thomas Nowotny is a Professor of Informatics at the University of Sussex

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Yavuz, E., Turner, J. and Nowotny, T. (2016) GeNN: a code generation framework for accelerated brain simulations. Scientific Reports 6, 18854 Access online