Table of ContentsBiologically Inspired Computation
Both machines process information...
Digital circuitry implements mathematics
Tenets of digital computation
Why are computer chips silicon?
Computationally intractable problems remain
Nature is telling us something...
Consider animal brains
Neurons: Nature's computing primitives
Fundamental tenets of neuronal computation
How might we attack ill-posed problems
A golden opportunity
Beyond semiconductor scaling...
We don't know how...
1. Theoretical CS and neurobiology
One of Natureís clues
2. Use microelectronics to probe neurobiology
Silicon for intracellular recording
3. Modeling ICs after neurobiology
Learning arrays in silicon
Silicon learning can mimic biology
Many potential spinoffs
Leveraging our investment
|Author: Chris Diorio