15-883 Homework 1

Computational Models of Neural Systems

Download and install the Hodgkin-Huxley simulator from http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~dst/HHsim. Note: both source and compiled versions (Windows and MacOS) are available.)

Read Channeling with Bard, an online tutorial by G. Bard Ermentrout, to understand the Hodgkin-Huxley parameters m, h, and n.

Do the following exercises from the list of sample exercises on the web page. Show your calculations, don't just write down numbers.

  • Part I, questions 1 and 2.

  • Part II, questions 1 and 2.

  • Part III, questions 1, 2, and 3.

Your answers are due Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Please print them out on paper and hand them in when you come to class.

Dave Touretzky