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Implementations Of Adaptive Associative Optical Computing Elements
Author(s): Arthur D. Fisher; Robert C. Fukuda; John N. Lee
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Paper Abstract

Parallel-processing architectures consisting of multiple optical adaptive associative modules, cascaded and interconnected in particular configurations, are being developed for applications requiring the manipulation of massive amounts of symbolic information. Specific optical implementations of the individual adaptive heteroassociative modules (elements) are presented and their operational theory and behavior are discussed. These modules adaptively learn and store a series of associations in the form of electronic charge distributions in an optical control device called a microchannel spatial light modulator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 June 1986
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0625, Optical Computing, (9 June 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.963499
Show Author Affiliations
Arthur D. Fisher, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)
Robert C. Fukuda, Sachs/Freeman Associates, Inc. (United States)
John N. Lee, Naval Research Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0625:
Optical Computing
John A. Neff, Editor(s)

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