SpiNNaker - A Spiking Neural Network Architecture

Steve Furber (Redaktør) ; Petrut Bogdan (Redaktør)

20 years in conception and 15 in construction, the SpiNNaker project has delivered the world's largest neuromorphic computing platform incorporating over a million ARM mobile phone processors and capable of modelling spiking neural networks of the scale of a mouse brain in biological real time. Les mer
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20 years in conception and 15 in construction, the SpiNNaker project has delivered the world's largest neuromorphic computing platform incorporating over a million ARM mobile phone processors and capable of modelling spiking neural networks of the scale of a mouse brain in biological real time. This machine, hosted at the University of Manchester in the UK, is freely available under the auspices of the EU Flagship Human Brain Project. This books tells the story of the origins of the machine, its development and its deployment, and the immense software development effort that has gone into making it openly available and accessible to researchers and students the world over. It also presents exemplar applications from 'Talk', a SpiNNaker-controlled robotic exhibit at the Manchester Art Gallery as part of 'The Imitation Game', a set of works commissioned in 2016 in honour of Alan Turing, through to a way to solve hard computing problems using stochastic neural networks. The book concludes with a look to the future, and the SpiNNaker-2 machine which is yet to come

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Origins
2. The SpiNNaker chip
3. Building SpiNNaker machines
4. Stacks of software stacks
5. Applications - doing stuff on the machine
6. From activations to spikes
7. Learning in neural networks
8. Creating the future

Om forfatteren

Steve Furber CBE FRS FREng is ICL Professor of Computer Engineering in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Manchester, UK. After completing a BA in mathematics and a PhD in aerodynamics at the University of Cambridge, UK, he spent the 1980s at Acorn Computers, where he was a principal designer of the BBC Microcomputer and the ARM 32-bit RISC microprocessor. Over 130 billion variants of the ARM processor have since been manufactured, powering much of the world's mobile and embedded computing. He moved to the ICL Chair at Manchester in 1990 where he leads research into asynchronous and low-power systems and, more recently, neural systems engineering, where the SpiNNaker project has delivered a computer incorporating a million ARM processors optimised for brain modelling applications. Petrut, Bogdan is a Research Associate in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Manchester, UK. He received a BSc in Computer Science in 2016 and a PhD in Computer Science in 2019, both from the University of Manchester. His research focused on structural plasticity and real-time modelling of spiking neural networks on SpiNNaker.