Getting and Installing CSIM

Getting and Installing CSIM

CSIM is distributed under the GNU General Public License and can be downloaded from

To install CSIM perform the following steps:

  1. Donwload CSIM from
  2. Unzip the file where VER stands for the version you have downloaded.

    This will create a subdirectory lsm and lsm/csim

  3. Start Matlab and change into the directory lsm

  4. Run the Matlab script install.m.

  5. Add the path lsm to the Matlab search path; e. g.
    • addpath('/home/jack/lsm')} or
    • addpath('C:\Work\Neuroscience\lsm').

  6. Change into the directory lsm/csim/demos and play around with them.

  7. Have fun using CSIM !

(C) 2003, Thomas Natschläger last modified 07/10/2006