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The Whole Brain Architecture Initiative

  • Naoya Arakawa
  • Hiroshi Yamakawa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9947)

Abstract

The Whole Brain Architecture Initiative is a non-profit organization (NPO) founded in Japan in August 2015, whose purpose is to support research activities aiming for realizing artificial intelligence with human-like cognitive capabilities by studying the entire architecture of the brain. It performs educational activities such as holding seminars and hackathons and compiling educational materials, as well as R&D activities such as developing software platforms to support research in artificial intelligence and facilitating communication among research communities.

Keywords

Biologically inspired cognitive architecture Artificial general intelligence Open software Non-profit organization 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The activities of WBAI have been made possible with support from sponsors and volunteers. We appreciate their support and invite more people to join this promising endeavor.

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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Whole Brain Architecture InitiativeChuo-kuJapan

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