SHRUTI: A Neurally Motivated Architecture for Rapid, Scalable Inference

  • Lokendra Shastri
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 77)

The ability to reason effectively with a large body of knowledge is a cornerstone of human intelligence. Consequently, the development of efficient, largescale reasoning systems has been a central research goal in computer science and artificial intelligence. Although there has been notable progress toward this goal, an efficient, large-scale reasoning system has remained elusive. Given that the human brain is the only extant system capable of supporting a broad range of efficient, large-scale reasoning, it seems reasonable to expect that an understanding of how the brain represents knowledge and performs inferences might lead to critical insights into the structure and design of large-scale inference syste


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  • Lokendra Shastri
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  1. 1.International Computer Science InstituteBerkeleyUSA

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