to speech processing, image interpretation and robotics.
If you are interested, you may have a look to:
Alexandre, F., Burnod, Y., Guyot, F., Haton, J.P. (1991) "The
Cortical Column: a new processing unit for multilayered networks",
Neural Networks, Vol 4, n 1, pp. 15-25, 1991.
Guyot, F., Alexandre, F., Haton, J.P. (1990) "Principles and
applications of the cortical column symbolic neural model", IJCNN'90,
Alexandre, F., Guyot, F., Haton, J.P. (1990) "A connectionist
network with two complementary visual processing systems for x-ray
image interpretation", INNC'90, Paris.
I hope this can help
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