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This paper provides an analysis of a new class of distributed memories known as R-nets. These networks are similar to Hebbian networks, but are relatively sparsly connected. R-nets use simple binary neurons and trained links between excitatory and inhibitory neurons. They use inhibition to prevent neurons not associated with a recalled pattern from firing.(More)
I first describe a neural network model of associative memory in a small region of the brain. The model depends, unconventionally, on disinhibition of inhibitory links between excitatory neurons rather than long-term potentiation (LTP) of excitatory projections. The model may be shown to have advantages over traditional neural network models both in terms(More)
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