Cortical Learning Algorithm

Cortical Learning Algorithms with Predictive Coding for a Systems-Level Cognitive Architecture

This is a quick post to link a poster paper by Ryan McCall, who has experimented with a Predictive-Coding / Cortical Learning Algorithm (PC-CLA) hybrid approach. We found the paper via Ryan writing to the NUPIC theory mailing list. What’s great about the paper is it links to some of… Read More »Cortical Learning Algorithms with Predictive Coding for a Systems-Level Cognitive Architecture

Connectome browser – hierarchy viewer?

Hierarchy Viewer? Ongoing research to map out the patterns of connectivity in the human brain continues to produce stunning visuals. Are we looking at the hierarchy as proposed in the Memory-Prediction framework? In any case, it’s fun to explore, which you can do here: http://www.humanconnectomeproject.org/data/relationship-viewer/

Thalamocortical architecture

by Gideon Kowadlo and David Rawlinson Introduction One of the keys to understanding the neocortex as a whole, and the emergence of intelligence, is to understand how the cortical hierarchical levels interconnect. This includes: the physical connections, the meaning of the signals being transmitted, and possibly also the way the… Read More »Thalamocortical architecture

Architecture of the Memory Prediction Framework / Cortical Learning Algorithm / Hierarchical Temporal Memory

by David Rawlinson and Gideon Kowadlo Introduction The Memory Prediction Framework (MPF) is a general description of a class of algorithms. Numenta’s Cortical Learning Algorithm (CLA) is a specific instance of the framework. Numenta’s Hierarchical Temporal Memory (HTM) was an earlier instance of the framework. HTM and CLA adopt different… Read More »Architecture of the Memory Prediction Framework / Cortical Learning Algorithm / Hierarchical Temporal Memory