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Neuromorphic meets neuromechanics, part I: the methodology and implementation

Chuanxin M Niu, Kian Jalaleddini, Won Joon Sohn, John Rocamora, Terence D Sanger, Francisco J Valero-Cuevas
2017 Journal of Neural Engineering  
This research platform allows us to explore the mechanisms behind healthy and pathological sensorimotor function in the physical world by building them from first principles, and it is a precursor to neuromorphic  ...  Objective: One goal of neuromorphic engineering is to create 'realistic' robotic systems that interact with the physical world by adopting neuromechanical principles from biology.  ...  and assistance with design and analysis of experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1741-2552/aa593c pmid:28084217 pmcid:PMC5540665 fatcat:jtdjemx7wfe3xnktpnnedeqv4u

Digital Instruments And Players: Part I -- Efficiency And Apprenticeship

Sergi Jordà
2004 Zenodo  
in which the possibilities and the diversity of music instruments as well as the possibilities and the expressive freedom of human music performers could start being evaluated.  ...  ways of organizing time and textures; new ways, in short, of playing new musics.  ...  Are we considering the different evolutionary steps of this possible relation?  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1176619 fatcat:2r747wsgfrhinhcwpi5pauvg2a

A world survey of artificial brain projects, Part I: Large-scale brain simulations

Hugo de Garis, Chen Shuo, Ben Goertzel, Lian Ruiting
2010 Neurocomputing  
This article constitutes the first half of a two-part world survey of artificial brain projects: this part dealing with large-scale brain simulations, and the second part with biologically inspired cognitive  ...  As well as reviewing the particulars of these simulation projects, we position them in a broader perspective, comparing at the different underlying definitions of the concept of "simulation," noting that  ...  The university part of his team includes experts in the fields of analog VLSI, asynchronous VLSI, circuit designers, nano-materials, psychologists, neuroscientists, theoretical computer scientists.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neucom.2010.08.004 fatcat:hfjpyo3mw5c65bljetgtcdhy7y

Systematic design of microscope objectives. Part I: System review and analysis

Yueqian Zhang, Herbert Gross
2019 Advanced Optical Technologies  
Based on the systematic analysis of the database, in Part I, a general review of the development history is given.  ...  Details of the lens modules will be discussed in Part II, and the synthesis approach utilising the lens modules will be introduced in Part III.  ...  The design principles utilised in most of the Zone 6 systems are similar.  ... 
doi:10.1515/aot-2019-0002 fatcat:x4kvcpwhcrbk7mfqvolxfz4p6a

Recursion, evolution and conscious self [article]

A.D. Arvanitakis
2022 arXiv   pre-print
The conclusions agree with scientific findings in both biology and neuroscience and provide a plethora of explanations both (in conjunction with Darwinism) about evolution, as well as for the functionality  ...  , (i.e. the potential ability of an algorithm to have its program as an input).  ...  to guess the correct digit (which is exactly i in this case).  ... 
arXiv:2001.11825v3 fatcat:qetuqv334nbibcbcwi7m24b22y

Interactive systems

Jules I. Schwartz
1968 Proceedings of the December 9-11, 1968, fall joint computer conference, part I on - AFIPS '68 (Fall, part I)  
'rime-sharing systems are designed to serve the on-line user (although off-line service is also provided by most time-shared systems today).  ...  Other systems (e.g., Allen-Babc'Ockl) , have adapted < OS/360 in such a way that the interactive useralthough limited in capability-apparently has the interactive characteristics provided in m'Ore complete  ...  Applications on this system include aids to drafting, electronic component design, analysis of three-dimensional figures and the hidden line problem, and the analysis of electronic circuits and program  ... 
doi:10.1145/1476589.1476606 dblp:conf/afips/Schwartz68 fatcat:bo6itfh5bfev7h5ogn45szy3hm

A research center for augmenting human intellect

Douglas C. Engelbart, William K. English
1968 Proceedings of the December 9-11, 1968, fall joint computer conference, part I on - AFIPS '68 (Fall, part I)  
SUMMARY laThis paper describes a multisponsor research center at Stanford Research Institute in man-computer interaction. lal For its laboratory facility, the Center has a time-sharing computer (65K, 24  ...  J"aJ"d Natural, so that the form of the description fits the conceptual frame of the design J"aJ"e Easy to compose, study, and modify, , so that the pr~cess of evolutionary design can be facilitated.  ...  activities of the group are the evolutionary development of a complex hardware.:.softwal'e system, the design of new task procedures for the system's users, and careful documentation of the evolving system  ... 
doi:10.1145/1476589.1476645 dblp:conf/afips/EngelbartE68 fatcat:qgdlcw7hrjhdfkhjdc4egpham4

Multi-Agent Systems for Power Engineering Applications—Part I: Concepts, Approaches, and Technical Challenges

Stephen D. J. McArthur, Euan M. Davidson, Victoria M. Catterson, Aris L. Dimeas, Nikos D. Hatziargyriou, Ferdinanda Ponci, Toshihisa Funabashi
2007 IEEE Transactions on Power Systems  
Part 2 of the paper explores the decisions inherent in engineering multi-agent systems for applications in the power and energy sector and offers guidance and recommendations on how MAS can be designed  ...  This is the first part of a 2-part paper that has arisen from the work of the IEEE Power Engineering Society's Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) Working Group.  ...  The discussions at meetings and panel sessions helped in the creation of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpwrs.2007.908471 fatcat:mcdtgdcuezemldyyn6l7xkalku

Evolvable Embryonics: 2-in-1 Approach to Self-healing Systems

Elhadj Benkhelifa, Anthony Pipe, Ashutosh Tiwari
2013 Procedia CIRP  
This paper covers the authors' recent research in the area of evolutionary design optimisation in electronic application domain (Evolvable Hardware).  ...  This will be also presented in the context of biologically inspired systems where Evolvable Hardware is concerned with evolutionary synthesis of self-healing systems and potentially hardware capable of  ...  These circuits are typically designed to either be part of a system, or to be the system itself; computers, digital watches, nuclear power stations, just to mention a few.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2013.07.029 fatcat:pfoqokxtanabrlxnrzsguf6zvu


Julian F. Miller, Dominic Job, Vesselin K. Vassilev
2012 Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines  
An evolutionary algorithm is used as an engine for discovering new designs of digital circuits, particularly arithmetic functions.  ...  Novel evolved designs for three-bit binary multipliers are given that are 20% more Ž . efficient in terms of number of two-input gates used than the most efficient known conventional design.  ...  Personal communication by John Gray, formerly of Xilinx Inc., Edinburgh.  ... 
doi:10.1023/a:1010016313373 fatcat:iznfnit4jva6rpnhtkefqfh2xq

Fault-tolerant evolvable hardware using field-programmable transistor arrays

D. Keymeulen, R.S. Zebulum, Y. Jin, A. Stoica
2000 IEEE Transactions on Reliability  
The paper demonstrates the power of EA to design analog and digital fault-tolerant circuit.  ...  the evolutionary process, better circuit performance, in less computation time, for a same fault-tolerant degree is achieved by allowing the evolutionary design process to be free of all faults constraints  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank A. Thakoor, T. Daud, and R.  ... 
doi:10.1109/24.914547 fatcat:3jlmt3wcuva53aobjz7nqzey6q

An Evolvable Driver for a Non-Linear Damped Pendulum

A. Delai, I. Bravo, J. R. De Oliveira, J. C. Garcia, J. Olivares
2014 Elektronika ir Elektrotechnika  
A combinatorial 4 bit circuit input/output driver design by genetic algorithms will be implemented in an Altera Cyclone II FPGA, aiming to prove the efficiency of the evolvable design.  ...  The results obtained by the experiments show that the evolutionary approach to design drivers can be competitive and improve considerably the control in this particular case of nonlinear control using  ...  This work consists in integrating mechanical and electrical parts and designing the digital systems to program the FPGA.  ... 
doi:10.5755/j01.eee.20.3.2708 fatcat:hh677ultgrgzzmhvvbaa266wca

Intrinsic circuit evolution using programmable analogue arrays [chapter]

Stuart J. Flockton, Kevin Sheehan
1998 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The basic properties of programmable analogue arrays are described and the problem of quantifying the fitness of an analogue circuit is discussed.  ...  Finally an example is presented showing how the evolutionary algorithm can exploit any looseness in the specification of the desired characteristic.  ...  Some work has been done to exploit the inherently analogue nature of 'digital' circuits, using properties of the circuit that were not envisaged by the designer.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bfb0057616 fatcat:pxbup6kkebhn7jvd6cxicu4iky

The Genetic Algorithm as a Discovery Engine [chapter]

Julian F. Miller, Tatiana Kalganova, Dominic Job, Natalia Lipnitskaya
2002 Creative Evolutionary Systems  
This paper examines the idea of a genetic or evolutionary algorithm being an inspirational or discovery engine. This is illustrated in the particular context of designing electronic circuits.  ...  In addition we look at the issue of principle extraction from evolved data.  ...  In the first design shown in Fig. 11 we again separated the sum part of the circuit from the carry part.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-155860673-9/50058-6 fatcat:cix2ag3t5ngx7kwggn44rgbtr4

Multi-objective univariate marginal distribution optimisation of mixed analogue-digital signal circuits

Lyudmila Zinchenko, Matthias Radecker, Fabio Bisogno
2007 Proceedings of the 9th annual conference on Genetic and evolutionary computation - GECCO '07  
Experiments indicate that multi-objective optimisation of mixed analogue-digital signal circuits on the base of the univariate marginal distribution algorithm meets different design specifications.  ...  Design for specific customer service plays a crucial role for the majority of the market in modern electronics. However, adaptability to an individual customer results in increasing design costs.  ...  The author would like to thank Dr. Heinz Mühlenbein for interesting and useful discussions related to the topic of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1276958.1277385 dblp:conf/gecco/ZinchenkoRB07 fatcat:mh4l66iwmrgafk6romdwiy5piy
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