The Convergence of AI code and Cortical Functioning – a Commentary

10/18/2020
by   David Mumford, et al.
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Neural nets, one of the oldest architectures for AI programming, are loosely based on biological neurons and their properties. Recent work on language applications has made the AI code closer to biological reality in several ways. This commentary examines this convergence and, in light of what is known of neocortical structure, addresses the question of whether “general AI” looks attainable with these tools.

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