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Neuronal noise as a physical resource for human cognition

@article{Palmer2014NeuronalNA,
  title={Neuronal noise as a physical resource for human cognition},
  author={Tim N. Palmer and Michael O'Shea},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2014},
  volume={abs/1412.4920}
}
A new class of energy-efficient digital microprocessor is being developed which is susceptible to thermal noise and consequently operates in probabilistic rather than conventional deterministic mode. Hybrid computing systems which combine probabilistic and deterministic processors can provide robust and efficient tools for computational problems that hitherto would be intractable by conventional deterministic algorithm. These developments suggest a revised perspective on the consequences of ion… 
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