Cybernetics and Systems Analysis

, Volume 42, Issue 5, pp 615–623 | Cite as

Time of searching for similar binary vectors in associative memory

  • A. A. Frolov
  • D. Husek
  • D. A. Rachkovskii


Times of searching for similar binary vectors in neural-net and traditional associative memories are investigated and compared. The neural-net approach is demonstrated to surpass the traditional ones even if it is implemented on a serial computer when the entropy of a space of signals is of order of several hundreds and the number of stored vectors is vastly larger than the entropy.


associative memory neural network Hopfield network binary vector indexing hashing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Frolov
    • 1
  • D. Husek
    • 2
  • D. A. Rachkovskii
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and NeurophysiologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Institute of InformaticsAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPragueCzechia
  3. 3.International Scientific and Training Center of Information Technologies and SystemsNational Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Ministry of Education and Science of UkraineKievUkraine

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