SV: Capacity of the brain

steve at steve at
Sun Oct 17 13:57:38 EST 1999

On Sun, 17 Oct 1999 13:10:20 -0500, "Andy Glew"
<aglew at> wrote:

>I keep hearing this about analog neurons,
>but my understanding is that biological neurons
>are pulse systems - discrete signal, possibly continuous
>time. Probably emulatable with high clock frequencies.
Biological neurons use both analog and pulsed signals. Evolution has
already made use of most forms of encoding that we have "invented"
recently. Some primitive creatures go for the pulse only methods but
we mammals have moved on a bit.

Steve Wolstenholme
Neural Network Applications for Windows

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