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Samsung wants to “copy and paste” the brain into a 3D chip network

Samsung thinks there is a better way for it to develop Brain-like chips: Borrow an existing brain structure.High-tech companies suggestion NS Method It “copy and paste” the neuron wiring map of the brain into a 3D neuromorphic chip. This approach relies on a nanoelectrode array that enters a large number of neurons to record both where the neurons connect and the strength of those connections. You can copy that data and “paste” it into a 3D network of solid-state memory, whether it’s off-the-shelf flash storage or state-of-the-art memory like resist-variable RAM.

Each memory unit has a conductance that reflects the strength of each neuron connection in the map. As a result, Samsung said it could effectively return to the “reverse engineering of the brain” that scientists originally wanted.

This movement can serve as a “shortcut” to an artificial intelligence system that behaves like a real brain, including the flexibility to learn new concepts and adapt to changing conditions. Researchers may even see fully autonomous machines with true cognition.

However, there is an obvious problem with complexity. With about 100 billion neurons in the human brain and more than 1000 times more synaptic links, an ideal neuromorphic chip requires about 100 trillion memory units. This is clearly a difficult task for any company and does not contain the code needed to make this virtual brain work. Samsung may have opened the door to human-like AI, but it can take a long time for someone to reach that goal.

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