Nov 16, 2023

Mind in the machine

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, robotics/AI

‘Neural networks today are about as similar to a brain as an airplane is to a bird.’ — Kwabena Boahen, PhD, professor of bioengineering and of electrical engineering One problem, as Boahen sees it, is that AI relies on a “synaptocentric” mode of computing, in that half of the nodes — lines of binary…

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By John Sanford

Photography by Misha Gravenor.

Kwabena Boahen, PhD, a professor of bioengineering and of electrical engineering, right, and H.-S. Philip Wong, PhD, professor of electrical engineering and the Willard R. and Inez Kerr Bell Professor in the School of Engineering.

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