Today’s post tries to fit the theoretical concept of Predictive Coding with the unusual structure and connectivity of Pyramidal cells in the Neocortex. Pyramidal neurons… Read More »Pyramidal Neurons and Predictive Coding
Figure 1: The Region-Layer component. The upper surface in the figure is the Region-Layer, which consists of Cells (small rectangles) grouped into Columns. Within each… Read More »The Region-Layer: A building block for AGI
The artificial neuron model used by Jeff Hawkins and Subutai Ahmad in their new paper (image reproduced from their paper, and cropped). Their neuron model… Read More »New HTM paper – “Why Neurons Have Thousands of Synapses, A Theory of Sequence Memory in Neocortex”
Authors: D Rawlinson and G Kowadlo This is the first of three articles detailing our latest thinking on general intelligence: A one-size-fits-all algorithm that, like… Read More »How to build a General Intelligence: What we think we already know
An interesting article by Gerard Rinkus comparing the qualities of sparse distributed representation and quantum computing. In effect, he argues that because distributed representations can… Read More »“Quantum computing” via Sparse distributed coding?
By David Rawlinson and Gideon Kowadlo The aim of this post is to take a short departure from more technical issues and deal with some… Read More »Consciousness & “Free Will”: The Elephants in the Room
This might be our new test suite for the algorithms! http://www.arcadelearningenvironment.org/ “The Arcade Learning Environment (ALE) is a simple object-oriented framework that allows researchers and… Read More »The Arcade Learning Environment – a test suite for AGI