neuromorphic engineering


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neuromorphic engineering

[¦nu̇·rō‚mȯr·fik ‚en·jə′nir·iŋ]
(engineering)
Use of the functional principles of biological nervous systems to inspire the design and fabrication of artificial nervous systems, such as vision chips and roving robots.
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The IBM TrueNorth Project also received the inaugural Misha Mahowald Prize, recognizing outstanding achievement in the field of neuromorphic engineering.
The 38 selected papers in this collection are presented in sections reflecting the three main sessions--applications, models, and specific signal processing implementations--and the four special sessions--autonomous machinelearning, neuromorphic engineering, and models of behavior for human-machine interaction.
Neuromorphic engineering aims at the study of neuromechanical interactions, as well as the design and fabrication of systems whose architecture and design principles are based on biological nervous systems.
The three-week-long Neuromorphic Engineering Workshop is held every year.
Poste is Director of The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, an innovative program that combines research in biotechnology, nanotechnology, materials science, advanced computing and neuromorphic engineering.
DeWeerth has done most of his work in neuromorphic engineering, a field in which researchers study biological systems for potential engineering applications.