A review of long-term memory in natural and synthetic systems

@article{Wood2012ARO,
  title={A review of long-term memory in natural and synthetic systems},
  author={Rachel Wood and Paul E. Baxter and Tony Belpaeme},
  journal={Adaptive Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={20},
  pages={103 - 81}
}
Memory may be broadly regarded as information gained from past experience that is available in the service of ongoing and future adaptive behavior. The biological implementation of memory shares little with memory in synthetic cognitive systems where it is typically regarded as a passive storage structure. Neurophysiological evidence indicates that memory is neither passive nor centralized. A review of the relevant literature in the biological and computer sciences is conducted and a novel… 

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