Robotics: Google buys machine learning startup (Video Report) (+) Blueprint for an artificial brain

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Google buys machine learning start-up (Video Report)

Published on Mar 19, 2013

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Blueprint for an artificial brain

from RoboDaily by Staff Writers
Bielefeld, Germany (SPX) Mar 04, 2013

Scientists have long been dreaming about building a computer that would work like a brain. This is because a brain is far more energy-saving than a computer, it can learn by itself, and it doesn’t need any programming. Privatdozent [senior lecturer] Dr. Andy Thomas from Bielefeld University’s Faculty of Physics is experimenting with memristors – electronic microcomponents that imitate natural nerves.

Thomas and his colleagues proved that they could do this a year ago. They constructed a memristor that is capable of learning. Andy Thomas is now using his memristors as key components in a blueprint for an artificial brain. He will be presenting his results at the beginning of March in the print edition of the prestigious Journal of Physics published by the Institute of Physics in London. . . . Read Complete Report

 

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