Questions tagged [neuroscience]

For questions related to neuroscience in the context of artificial intelligence. For example, if you have a question about an AI paper that claims that the proposed method is inspired by certain neuroscience findings, you probably should use this tag.

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Are convolutional neural networks inspired by the human brain?

The Deep Learning book by Goodfellow et al. states Convolutional networks stand out as an example of neuroscientific principles influencing deep learning. Are convolutional neural networks (CNNs) ...
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Is some kind of dropout used in the human brain?

I've read that ANNs are based on how the human brain works. Now, I am reading about dropout. Is some kind of dropout used in the human brain? Can we say that the ability to forget is some kind of ...
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What are examples of machine learning techniques inspired by neuroscience?

What are examples of machine learning techniques (i.e. models, algorithms, etc.) inspired (to different extents) by neuroscience? Particularly, I'm interested in recent developments, say less than 10 ...
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What are the scientific journals dedicated to artificial general intelligence?

Apart from Journal of Artificial General Intelligence (a peer-reviewed open-access academic journal, owned by the Artificial General Intelligence Society (AGIS)), are there any other journals (or ...
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What is the difference between human brains and neural networks? [duplicate]

There are many people trying to show how neural networks are still very different from humans, but I fail to see in what way human brains are different from neural models in anything but complexity. ...
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Is there a mechanism in the human brain that works analog to LSTMs?

Is there a mechanism in the human brain that works analog to LSTMs? Is there a biological/neuroscientific interpretation of LSTMs and recurrent neural networks? How do long-term and short-term ...
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What makes the animal brain so special?

Whenever I read any book about neural networks or machine learning, their introductory chapter says that we haven't been able to replicate the brain's power due to its massive parallelism. Now, in ...
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Is there any artificially intelligent system that really mimics human intelligence?

After having read something that Elon Musk said about artificial intelligence and how it could affect our lives, I've been reading about artificial intelligence, deep learning, etc. The recurrent ...
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Is there a rigorous proof that AGI is possible, at least, in theory?

It is often implicitly assumed in computer science that the human mind, or at least some mechanical calculations that humans perform (see the Church-Turing thesis), can be replicated with a Turing ...
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Is it possible to build an AGI with neural networks on neuromorphic chips?

I read a lot about the structure of the human brain and artificial neural networks. Is it possible to build an AGI (or human-level AI) with artificial neural networks on neuromorphic chips, which ...
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How powerful a computer is required to simulate the human brain?

How much processing power is needed to emulate the human brain? More specifically, the neural simulation, such as communication between the neurons and processing certain data in real-time. I ...
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Which artificial neural network can mimic biological neurons the most?

On the Wikipedia page we can read the basic structure of an artificial neuron (a model of biological neurons) which consist: Dendrites - acts as the input vector, Soma - acts as the summation ...