"The next big leap in processing power will owe less to Moore's Law than to neural networks. In 2015, our devices won't just get smarter -they'll get more human, too."
"Artifical neural networks have evolved over the past decades, but they still have the same basic structure: processing elements, called nodes or neurons, are interconnected into network, each one connecting to many others. As in the brain, the strength of connection between the neurons determines how they process an input, and these connections can be changed by the process of learning."
(David Hambling, "Neuromorphic Computing" in WIRED - The Wired World in 2015, UK edition, December 2014, page 020.)
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