A network of neurosynaptic cores derived from long-distance wiring in the monkey brain (Image: IBM)
Neurosynaptic core (Image: IBM)
The advantages of the TrueNorth architecture, which was developed as part of DARPA’s SyNAPSE cognitive computing program (Image: IBM)
The new computer architecture could be used for better weather forecasts (Image: IBM)
The new computer architecture could be used to better assist patient diagnosis (Image: IBM)
IBM researchers have simulated a virtual brain comparable in complexity to that of a human (Image: Shutterstock)
Using the world's fastest supercomputer and a new scalable, ultra-low power computer architecture, IBM has simulated 530 billion neurons and 100 trillion synapses – matching the numbers of the human brain – in an important step toward creating a true artificial brain.
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