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Assemblies of neurons can learn to classify well-separated distributions

@article{Dabagia2021AssembliesON,
  title={Assemblies of neurons can learn to classify well-separated distributions},
  author={Max Dabagia and Christos H. Papadimitriou and Santosh S. Vempala},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.03171}
}
An assembly is a large population of neurons whose synchronous firing is hypothesized to represent a memory, concept, word, and other cognitive categories. Assemblies are believed to provide a bridge between high-level cognitive phenomena and low-level neural activity. Recently, a computational system called the Assembly Calculus (AC), with a repertoire of biologically plausible operations on assemblies, has been shown capable of simulating arbitrary space-bounded computation, but also of… 

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