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3D-silicon- and recognition-based logic: enabling the road to HAL
Author(s): John C. Carson
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Paper Abstract

HAL, the disembodied robotic voice ever present in the Arthur C. Clark movie 2001, A Space Odyssey, is the archetype for artificial intelligence. What will it take to achieve HAL? Trillions of highly interconnected arithmetic units in very close proximity is mandatory. Moore's Law and 3D SILICON will get that part done. Linguistic articulation of experience and direction of action is the other missing piece. The human version's neural circuits are basically just multiply-and-add template matchers and yet verbalization of experience is the apparently automatic result. We call this recognition based logic and by embedding it in a properly interconnected processor network, the capabilities of HAL will be achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4109, Critical Technologies for the Future of Computing, (17 November 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.409232
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John C. Carson, Irvine Sensors Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4109:
Critical Technologies for the Future of Computing
Sunny Bains; Leo J. Irakliotis, Editor(s)

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