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
Figure 1: Our interpretation of the Thalamocortical system as 3 interacting sub-systems (objective, subjective and executive). The structure of the diagram indicates the dominant direction… Read More »How to build a General Intelligence: An interpretation of the biology
Figure 1: Our headline image is from the Cognitive Consilience: An atlas of key pathways cross-referenced to supporting literature articles. The complexity and variety of… Read More »How to build a General Intelligence: Circuits and Pathways
Figure 1: The physical architecture of general intelligence in the brain, namely the Thalamo-Cortical system. The system comprises a central hub (the Thalamus) surrounded by… Read More »How to Build a General Intelligence: Reverse Engineering
By Gideon Kowadlo and David Rawlinson In our last blog post, we discussed the repeating functional columnar structure of the neocortex, and the inconsistent terminology used to… Read More »A nomenclature for Cortical Columns and related concepts.
Cell-type-specific 3D reconstruction of five neighboring barrel columns in rat vibrissal cortex (credit: Marcel Oberlaender et al.) It is well established that there is a… Read More »Mini, macro, micro and hyper columns: confusing terminology