New and Forthcoming Features in Continuity 6.4

Last Updated: 14-Feb-2011

Mesh

  • New "scaling factor" matrices to support high-order Hermite meshes with extraordinary nodes

  • Support for complex mesh topologies
  • Blender integration
  • Support for log-Euclidean interpolation of tensor components in the Material Coordinate Editor, e.g. for using DTMRI diffusion tensors to define material coordinate axes.
  • SymPy based symbolic editing of material coordinate transformations, world coordinate transformations and basis functions

  • Streamlined user interface

Fitting

  • Semi-automated mesh generation from segmented image data
  • New support for nonlinear least-squares fitting

Biomechanics

  • Refactored Constitutive and Dynamic Model Editors to support arbitrary time-dependent problems in biomechanics.
  • Automated Cuda code generation and optimization from ODE model definitions using the SymPy based Dynamic Model Editor for nVidia GPU acceleration of ODE integration

  • Support for multi-core computations
  • New methods for finite growth modeling
  • New methods for parameter optimization and inverse solution of unloaded geometries

Electrophysiology

  • Galerkin option for monodomain models
  • Automated Cuda code generation and optimization from ODE model definitions using the SymPy based Ionic Model Editor for nVidia GPU acceleration of ODE integration

  • Numerous new ionic models, as well as use authorable and compilable ionic models
  • Markov model Editor

General

  • Dynamic compilation on Windows and Mac OS X with point and click installation of development environment
  • Model database interface and online model database for model sharing