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On the problems of biological neural networks simulations
S. S. Khairulin, N. V. Paliyanova, A. Yu. Paliyanov

A. P. Ershov Institute of Informatics Systems SB RAS
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biophysics SB RAS

UDC code: 004.032.26

Nowadays a significant amount of neurobiological studies, including human neurobiology, is being performed using modern methods, technologies and equipment, but scientists are still unison in opinions that we are still far from understanding of fundamental mechanisms of brain and consciousness functioning. Many researchers also suppose that we are, moreover, still far from understanding of a single neuron. Until this challenging puzzle remains unsolved we can only expect the real amount of knowledge and technology level intercepting the humanity from the success. In this paper the analysis of actual situation in computational neuroscience will be peformed, particularly the brain inverse-engineering problem – study of mechanisms underlying principles of living organisms’ nervous systems functioning and reproduction of them in the form of computer simulations. Also we’ll try to identify the most principal problems and discuss the ways of solving them, as well as further perspectives. A part of the paper is devoted to authors’ work on development of computer simulation of C. elegans nematode including its neuromuscular model.

Key Words
virtual organism, neurocybernetics, computer simulation, biological neural network

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Khairulin S. S., Paliyanova N. V., Paliyanov A. Yu. On the problems of biological neural networks simulations // Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies. - 2012. - Volume 10, Issue No 3. - P. 46-57. - ISSN 1818-7900. (in Russian).

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Publication information
Main title Vestnik NSU Series: Information Technologies, Volume 10, Issue No 3 (2012).
Parallel title: Novosibirsk State University Journal of Information Technologies Volume 10, Issue No 3 (2012).

Key title: Vestnik Novosibirskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii
Abbreviated key title: Vestn. Novosib. Gos. Univ., Ser.: Inf. Tehnol.
Variant title: Vestnik NGU. Seriâ: Informacionnye tehnologii

Year of Publication: 2012
ISSN: 1818-7900 (Print), ISSN 2410-0420 (Online)
Publisher: Novosibirsk State University Press
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