Prometheus and Related Software

Screenshot: An implementation of the Morris-Lecar model of the electrical activity in a barnacle muscle cell (see a higher resolution image).

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Quick Instructions

Requirements: gcc, perl, java, Linux

Installation: unpack the archive. A directory called prometheus will be created.

Use: Enter the prometheus directory and issue the command ./

Notes: You must start the program from within the prometheus directory for it to run correctly. The GUI should run in any java-enabled environment, but simulation and revision are currently restricted to Linux.


updated December 9, 2004

updated August 27, 2008


This software is provided without any guarantees.


Prometheus is copyright (c) 2004 by the Institute for the Study of Learning and Expertise. All rights reserved.