testsuite::test_poisson_ps_min_interval

Command: testsuite::test_poisson_ps_min_interval


Synopsis
(test_poisson_ps_min_interval) run -> minimum interal close to 0

Description

The inter spike interval (ISI) distribution of a Poisson process is
exponential. The test verifies that the minimum interval is arbitrarily
small and not constrained by the ms_per_tic property of the simlation kernel.
File
testsuite/unittests/test_poisson_ps_min_interval.sli
Author
Diesmann
Remarks

Even a correct implementation generates with low probability spike trains where the
minimal interval is larger than ms_per_tic. The seed set in the default configuration
of NEST avoids this problem. Therefore failure of this script indicates that the
configuration is not portable.
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