Dear NEST Users!
It is a great pleasure to announce the release of NEST 2.18.0, which provides a number of
new neuron and plasticity models and additional functionality. It improves memory
allocation and performance during network construction. It includes a number of bug fixes
and is the first release that can be installed via aptitude and in a Conda environment
directly from conda-forge. For details, please see the change log at
NEST 2.18.0 is the result of 116 pull-requests (1128 commits) by 31 developers since NEST
2.16.0 which was released on 2018-08-21.
Hans Ekkehard Plesser
President, The NEST Initiative
Prof. Dr. Hans Ekkehard Plesser
Head, Data Science Section
Faculty of Science and Technology
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
PO Box 5003, 1432 Aas, Norway
Phone +47 6723 1560