Validate and transform NeuroML files

NeuroML is an international initiative to facilitate greater interoperability between compuational neuroscience tools by producing standardised descriptions of elements common to many software packages used for visualising, simulating and analysing neuronal systems.

The current approach uses XML Schemas to define the specification. A very good introduction to XML and reference guide can be found here.

Note: To find out more about the current activities in the NeuroML project please see the mailing lists

The current version of the specification is: v1.8.1 (June 2009, Release notes)


There are three Levels of compliance to the NeuroML standards:
The best way to get to understand the structure of the standards is to look at the source XML of the examples. Some of these are: