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A Human Brain, Living Inside A Computer
2012-11-30 10:13:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: Spaun Brain Activity Only for Sample Tasks ] No matter how disturbing or even frightening as the thought may be, many scientists are working to unlock the mysteries of the human brain, create a model, and then place this model in a robot. Chris Eliasmith, a professor from Canada´s University of Waterloo, has been working to complete his own human model to think and perceive just as a human would....


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