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Questions tagged [brain]

For questions about the brain of a living organism, e.g. what qualifies as a brain? What is the purpose of a brain? How does the brain function?

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Neurological interpretation of LSTMs

I am searching for an Interpretation of LSTMs and recurrent neural Networks within Cognitive Neuroscience. Is there a mechanism in the human brain, that works analog to LSTMs? How does Long-term ...
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Realistic models of neurons and especially implications of Rosehip neurons?

Is there research that employs realistic models of neurons. Usually the model of neuron for neural network is quite simple as opposite the realistic neuron with involves hundreds of proteins and ...
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Are AI algorithms capable of self-repair?

Do AI algorithms exist which are capable of healing themselves or regenerating a hurt area when they detect so? For example: In humans if a certain part of brain gets hurt or removed, neighbouring ...
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An Artificial Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system is a very important function of human biology. Unfortunately, due to the illegality of cannabis, it is a relatively new field of study. I have read a few articles about ...
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What are the top contributions from neuroscience to AI and viceversa? How much progress has been made from the interaction between these two fields?

What are the top contributions from neuroscience to artificial intelligence and vice versa? How much progress has been made from the interaction between these two fields? Is there a formal field ...
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What is the state of the art in models of how the human brain performs goal-directed decision making? Can these models' principles be applied to AI?

What is the state of the art in models of how the human brain performs goal-directed decision making? Can these models’ principles and insights be applied to the field of Artificial Intelligence, e.g. ...
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Constraints of embedded Artificial Intelligence for a robot

So I was wondering about the actual constraints in the field of Artificially Intelligent agent/robot. We have been able to replicate most of human sensory functions like: Vision - Computer Algorithms ...
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What activation function does the human brain use?

Does the human brain use a specific activation function? I've tried doing some research, and as it's a treshold for whether the signal is sent through a neuron or not, it sounds a lot like ReLU. ...
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Why are we asking, “How can we simulate the brain?”

As I've thought about AI, and what I understand of the problems that we face in the creation of it, I've noticed a recurring pattern: we always seem to be asking ourselves, "how can we better simulate ...
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How are Artificial Neural Networks and the Biological Neural Networks similar and different?

I've heard multiple times that "Neural Networks are the best approximation we have to model the human brain", and I think it is commonly known that Neural Networks are modelled after our brain. I ...
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Swarm intelligence vs Normal Human Intelligence

So I read somewhere there are 2 different views of Artificial Intelligence. One is the normal conventional approach where we use ML and AI logical inference programs to mimic a human brain. Another ...
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What makes animal brain so special?

So this is an introductory question. Whenever I read any book about Neural Nets or Machine Learning, their introductory chapter says that we haven't been able to replicate the brain's power due to its ...