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Modeller's Workshop

Building Custom Models with the Brain Dynamics Toolbox

This is an intermediate-level course for students, teachers and researchers who wish to simulate custom systems of differential equations using the brain Dynamics Toolbox. Students will master the art of programming differential equations and learn the best-kept secrets of the Matlab solvers. Step-by-step instructions are provided for programming systems of Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs), Delay-Differential Equations (DDEs), Stochastic Differential Equations (SDEs) and Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). Upon completion of the course, students will be able to build their own custom models and run them interactively in the graphical user interface. They will also be able to automate those models in their own custom scripts. Example code is provided in all cases.

Pre-requisites: The Toolbox Basics course is recommended.

Enrolments open March 2019.


Your Instructor


Stewart Heitmann
Stewart Heitmann

Dr Stewart Heitmann is a Computational Scientist at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and Visiting Scientist at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. He is the creator of the Brain Dynamics Toolbox and lives in Sydney, Australia.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is not open for enrollment.