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Modeling Spiking Neural Networks on SpiNNaker
September/October 2010 (vol. 12 no. 5)
pp. 91-97

SpiNNaker is a massively parallel architecture with more than a million processing cores that can model up to 1 billion spiking neurons in biological real time.

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Index Terms:
Massively parallel computing, multicore system-on-chip, globally asynchronous locally synchronous design, spiking neural net simulation, biological real-time computing, neural modeling
Citation:
Xin Jin, Mikel Luján, Luis A. Plana, Sergio Davies, Steve Temple, Steve B. Furber, "Modeling Spiking Neural Networks on SpiNNaker," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 91-97, Sept.-Oct. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.112
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