Cochlea: inner ear models in Python (Zilany et al 2009, 2014; Holmberg M 2007)

Collection of inner ear models in Python.

Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell

Cell Type(s): Cochlea hair outer GLU cell; Auditory nerve

Model Concept(s): Audition

Simulation Environment: Python (web link to model)

Implementer(s): Rudnicki, Marek [marek.rudnicki at]


Zilany MS, Bruce IC, Nelson PC, Carney LH. (2009). A phenomenological model of the synapse between the inner hair cell and auditory nerve: long-term adaptation with power-law dynamics. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 126 [PubMed]

Zilany MS, Bruce IC, Carney LH. (2014). Updated parameters and expanded simulation options for a model of the auditory periphery. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 135 [PubMed]

Holmberg M. (2007). Speech Encoding in the Human Auditory Periphery: Modeling and Quantitative Assessment by Means of Automatic Speech Recognition PhD thesis, Technical University Darmstadt.

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