Video: Cognitive Computing: The DARPA SyNAPSE Project

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In this video, IBM’s Dr. Dharmendra S. Modha presents Cognitive Computing: The DARPA SyNAPSE Project. Dr. Dharmendra S. Modha is founding manager of the Cognitive Computing group at IBM’s Almaden Research Center and is currently the Principal Investigator for DARPA SyNAPSE team of IBM Research – Almaden, IBM Research – Watson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cornell University, Columbia University, and University of California at Merced.

The ultimate goal of the DARPA SyNAPSE project is to build brain-like cognitive computing chips that scale to human cortex by moving beyond the von Neumann architecture and become the brains behind IBM’s Smarter Planet vision. The project leverages nanotechnology, supercomputing, and neuroscience and is a collaboration of four universities (Cornell, Columbia, Wisconsin-Madison, and UC Merced) and five IBM sites (Almaden, Yorktown, EFK, BTV, and IRL).

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