Analog VLSI Cellular Implementation of the Boundary Contour System

@inproceedings{Cauwenberghs1998AnalogVC,
  title={Analog VLSI Cellular Implementation of the Boundary Contour System},
  author={Gert Cauwenberghs and James Waskiewicz},
  booktitle={NIPS},
  year={1998}
}
We presentananalogVLSI cellulararchitectureimplementinga simplifiedversionof theBoundaryContourSystem(BCS)for real-timeimage processing.Inspiredby neuromorphicmodelsacrossseveral layersof visual cortex, the designintegratesin eachpixel the functionsof simple cells,complex cells,hyper-complex cells,andbipole cells, in three orientationsinterconnectedon a hexagonalgrid. Analog current-mode CMOScircuitsareusedthroughouto performedgedetection,localinhibition,directionallyselecti velong… CONTINUE READING