Example: adaptive_thresholdΒΆ

from brian2 import *
'''
A model with adaptive threshold (increases with each spike)
'''
#set_device('cpp_standalone_simple')
eqs = '''
dv/dt = -v/(10*ms) : volt
dvt/dt = (10*mV-vt)/(15*ms) : volt
'''

reset = '''
v = 0*mV
vt += 3*mV
'''

IF = NeuronGroup(1, model=eqs, reset=reset, threshold='v>vt')
IF.vt = 10*mV
PG = PoissonGroup(1, 500 * Hz)

C = Synapses(PG, IF, pre='v += 3*mV', connect=True)

Mv = StateMonitor(IF, 'v', record=True)
Mvt = StateMonitor(IF, 'vt', record=True)
# Record the value of v when the threshold is crossed
M_crossings = SpikeMonitor(IF, variables='v')
run(2*second, report='text')
# print M_crossings.codeobj.code

subplot(1, 2, 1)
plot(Mv.t / ms, Mv[0].v / mV)
plot(Mvt.t / ms, Mvt[0].vt / mV)
ylabel('v (mV)')
xlabel('t (ms)')
# zoom in on the first 100ms
xlim(0, 100)
subplot(1, 2, 2)
hist(M_crossings.v / mV, bins=np.arange(10, 20, 0.5))
xlabel('v at threshold crossing (mV)')
show()