Why the simplest notion of neocortex as an autoassociative memory would not work

  • Dominic OKanet, Alessandro Devest
  • Published 2002


We discuss lhe idea that long range artica-cortical mnnections might be the substrale for an autoassociative memory mechanism, whereby features pmcssed locally a u l d be linked together over larger ponions of neoeomx. The simplest version of this idea is shown to be implausibly inadequate in lerms of slorage capacity: although up to a fraclion of a bit a u… (More)


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