On June 30th, 2022, we will have a Brian tutorial, as part of a series of free satellite tutorials organized by the INCF/OCNS Software Working Group two weeks before CNS
You can find more information about the tutorials here: ocns.github.io/SoftwareWG/pages/software-wg-satellite-tutorials-at-cns-2022.html
Please register here if you have not done so yet. Registration is free but mandatory. You have to be registered to get access to the Zoom link.
Schedule (Thursday, June 30th 2022)
The preliminary schedule of the tutorial is as follows (times are in UTC, but by clicking on them you get the times in your time zone):
10:30 – 12:00 (UTC): Part 1, Introduction to Brian
An introduction for users that have little experience with Brian, roughly following the material in the Brian tutorials.
12:00 – 12:45 (UTC): Part 2, The Brian ecosystem
An overview of existing packages that make Brian more convenient to use and more powerful. In particular:
brian2tools, providing tools for for visualization and model import/export
brian2modelfitting, supporting automatic fits of model parameters
brian2cuda, accelerating Brian simulations by running them on the GPU.
12:45 – 13:30 (UTC): Part 3, Best practice and performance
A number of practical tips and demonstrations, showing how to structure code for readability and performance.
The tutorial will take place on the Open Source Brian v2 (OSBv2) platform, allowing everyone to participate without the need for a local installation of Brian.