Adaptive Neuromorphic Architecture (ANA)

Neural Netw. 2013 Sep;45:111-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neunet.2013.02.009. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

Abstract

We designed Adaptive Neuromorphic Architecture (ANA) that self-adjusts its inherent parameters (for instance, the resonant frequency) naturally following the stimuli frequency. Such an architecture is required for brain-like engineered systems because some parameters of the stimuli (for instance, the stimuli frequency) are not known in advance. Such adaptivity comes from a circuit element with memory, namely mem-inductor or mem-capacitor (memristor's sisters), which is history-dependent in its behavior. As a hardware model of biological systems, ANA can be used to adaptively reproduce the observed biological phenomena in amoebae.

Keywords: Brain-like engineered systems; Memristors; Neural circuits; Neuromorphic engineering.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain / cytology
  • Humans
  • Models, Neurological*
  • Neural Networks, Computer*
  • Neurons / physiology*
  • Neurosciences / instrumentation*