Request for software program on Neuron function
colburn at handel.CS.ColoState.Edu
Fri May 3 12:16:34 EST 1991
In article <9104291354.AA01995 at genbank.bio.net> ANSC6 at UMDC.UMD.EDU writes:
>A request was made concerning a shareware program on neuron function. A
>series of programs were announced on this list some time ago, and one of those
>was a program on action potentials of neurons. What follows is that
>announcement (with the description of the other programs edited out). Good
>ansc6 at umdc.umd.edu
>Reply-To: colburn at handel.cs.colostate.edu (Alex Colburn)
>Geneplot, Actpot, and Growplot Versions 4.0
> I am announcing the availability of three programs I
>wrote as a biology graduate student at the University of Iowa.
I've been getting a lot of mail lately concerning my biology
simulations, so I thought I'd give an update on the status.
Currently Anyone can Anonymously ftp demonstrations from handel.cs.colostate.edu
They are in a directory /pub. The filename is called biosims.zip.
This is all that is available at the moment. When I first announced
these programs I received quite vote of disaproval because I need to
charge a fee to cover costs. I put everything concerning this project
on a far back shelf until I can do it properly, meaning putting
together some bound users guides and study aids. Including a text
readme file with the programs just isn't good enough. The simulations
without a users guide are quite useless because they are not animated
textbooks. They are more like lab experiments in which one may
try different things to learn basic principles.
When I can afford to spend time and $$ printing off and sending the
manuals, I'll try to get back to everyone who has expressed interest.
(I apologize to those I haven't replied to yet)
I'll be back at iowa sometime in june, my email address will
colburn at tessa.iaf.uiowa.edu.
If anyone seriously wants to use any programs for a course
give me a call and we can work something out. I probably won't have
a chance to reply to email since it is the end of the semester and
finals are here.
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