We are delighted to announce that the first accepted manuscript in the new journal "Neuromorphic Computing and Engineering" is by Herbert Jaeger and is titled Toward a generalized theory comprising digital, neuromorphic, and unconventional computing
About the publication - Abstract
The acceleration race of digital computing technologies seems to be steering toward impasses — technological, economical and environmental — a condition that has spurred research efforts in alternative, "neuromorphic" (brain-like) computing technologies. Furthermore, since decades the idea of exploiting nonlinear physical phenomena "directly" for non-digital computing has been explored under names like "unconventional computing", "natural computing", "physical computing", or "in-materio computing". In this article I investigate coordinates and conditions for a generalized concept of "computing" which comprises digital, neuromorphic, unconventional and possible future "computing" paradigms. The main contribution of this paper is an in-depth inspection of existing formal conceptualizations of "computing" in discrete-symbolic, probabilistic, and dynamical-systems oriented views. It turns out that different choices of background mathematics lead to decisively different understandings of what "computing" is. However, across this diversity a unifying coordinate system for theorizing about "computing" can be distilled.
Herbert Jaeger (2021) "Toward a generalized theory comprising digital, neuromorphic, and unconventional computing", Neuromorphic Computing and Engineering
About the Journal
The journal exactly fits the scope of CogniGron: “Neuromorphic Computing and Engineering”, and the journal is born with the ambition to be the reference journal in the field. Truly multidisciplinary. Take a look at iopscience.org/nce.
With Giacomo Indiveri (Member of the CogniGron Advisory Board) as the Editor-in-Chief, the quality of the papers is warrantied. Elisabetta Chicca (CogniGron) is in the Senior Advisory Board. Yoeri van de Burgt (Member of the CogniGron Advisory Board) and Beatriz Noheda (CogniGron director) are members of the Editorial Board.
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