New 'Artificial Synapse' Gets Closer to Mimicking Brain Connections

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2016
by Alex Muller

A brain-inspired computing component provides the most faithful emulation yet of connections among neurons in the human brain, researchers say.

Artificial synapse said to rival biological synapses in energy consumption and function

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

An artificial synapse that emulates a biological synapse while requiring less energy has been developed by POSTECH researchers in Korea.

Researchers create synthetic synapse that could lead to more intelligent machines

Posted in Hardware on 12th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have reported the development of a first-of-its-kind synthetic synapse that mimics the plasticity of the human brain.

IBM Introduces Researchers To Their Artificial Brain

Posted in Software on 18th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

By stringing chips together researchers can build an artificial neural network. The version that IBM just debuted is roughly equivalent to the computing capacity of a rat's brain.

Brain-inspired algorithms may make for optimized computational networks

Posted in Software on 21st Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The developing brain eliminates unneeded connections between neurons.