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Prof. Hasler: Physical Neuromorphic Computing

Discussion of analog CMOS computation and parallels to biological neurons. Prof. Hasler points out that the exponential voltage controls found in MOS devices can be used to more accurately model…

From  Luis El Srouji on July 27th, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Vector Symbolic Architectures

Luis El Srouji leads a discussion on Vector Symbolic Architectures (VSA). VSAs are a mathematical framework in which basis vectors encode some attribute (color, weight, etc) while some binding…

From  Luis El Srouji on June 22nd, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Professor Olshausen: Neural computations in retina and visual cortex

Professor Olshausen discusses the neural circuits thought to underly signal compression in the retina, and theories of attractor dynamics downstream in cortex that may underly perceptual inference.

From  Luis El Srouji on June 8th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Meeting 6-1-21: Spatial Semantic Pointers and Legendre Memory Units

Professor Chris Eliasmith gave a guest presentation on some mechanisms of encoding information within spiking neural networks. Spatial Semantic Pointers are an extension of the semantic pointer…

From  Luis El Srouji on June 1st, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Meeting 5-18-21: Neural Engineering Framework

Algorithmic Frameworks for Neuromorphic Computing: Neural Engineering Framework (NEF) Luis El Srouji gives an overview and explanation of the Neural Engineering Framework which can calculate weight…

From  Luis El Srouji on May 18th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Meeting 4-1-21: Predictive Error-Driven Learning

Professor Randy O'Reilly presented on Predictive Error-Driven Learning in the Brain; this method approximates backpropagation in rate-approximated neural networks and will be soon extended to…

From  Luis El Srouji on April 1st, 2021 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Meeting-3-11-21: From biology to silicon

A review of basic neurobiology followed by a discussion on the capabilities of IBM's TrueNorth and Intel's Loihi neuromorphic chips.

From  Luis El Srouji on March 31st, 2021 0 likes 8 plays 0  

First Meeting: Intro to Neuromorphic computing

First club meeting; a brief overview of neuromorphic computing in comparison to both biological brains and Von Neumann computers. A short discussion of ABR's Nengo library and Intel's Loihi…

From  Luis El Srouji on March 31st, 2021 0 likes 14 plays 0