Cognitive Computing

Dharmendra S. Modha, Rajagopal Ananthanarayanan, Steven K. Esser, Anthony Ndirango, Anthony J. Sherbondy, Raghavendra Singh

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Unite neuroscience, supercomputing, and nanotechnology to discover, demonstrate, and deliver the brain's core algorithms.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)62-71
Number of pages10
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2021-09-16
Acknowledgements: We would like to thank Horst Simon for his collaboration and the U.S.Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Advanced Simulation and Computing Program for time on the Dawn Blue Gene/P supercomputer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory operated by Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, under Contract DE-AC52-07NA27344. We have also benefited tremendously from supercomputing resources at IBM Research-Almaden, IBM Research-Thomas J. Watson Research Center, and KAUST/IBM Center for Deep Computing Research.
We are grateful to T. Binzegger, R.J.Douglas, and K.A.C. Martin for sharing their thalamocortical connectivity data and indebted to Gregory Corrado for numerous insightful discussions and significantly clarifying our exposition here.
This publication acknowledges KAUST support, but has no KAUST affiliated authors.


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