Citing Elephant

To refer to the Elephant software package in publications, please use:

Elephant (doi:10.5281/zenodo.1186602; RRID:SCR_003833)

To cite a specific version of Elephant please see version-specific DOIs at:

To cite Elephant, please use:

Denker M, Yegenoglu A, Grün S (2018) Collaborative HPC-enabled workflows on the HBP Collaboratory using the Elephant framework. Neuroinformatics 2018, P19. doi:10.12751/incf.ni2018.0019

A BibTeX entry for LaTeX users is:

    author = {Denker, M. and Yegenoglu, A. and Grün, S.},
    booktitle = {Neuroinformatics 2018},
    title = {{C}ollaborative {HPC}-enabled workflows on the {HBP} {C}ollaboratory using the {E}lephant framework},
    pages = {P19},
    year = {2018},
    doi = {10.12751/incf.ni2018.0019},
    url = {},

Further publications directly related to Elephant development (Rostami et al., 2017, Stella et al., 2019) (see a list of full BibTex references used in Elephant documentation).

[Rostami, 2017]

V. Rostami, J. Ito, M. Denker, and S. Grün. [Re] Spike synchronization and rate modulation differentially involved in motor cortical function. ReScience, 3(1):3, 2017. doi:10.5281/zenodo.583814.

[Stella, 2019]

A. Stella, P. Quaglio, E. Torre, and S. Grün. 3d-SPADE: Significance evaluation of spatio-temporal patterns of various temporal extents. Biosystems, 185:104022, 2019. doi:10.1016/j.biosystems.2019.104022.