Re: Jaron Lanier

From: Perry E.Metzger (
Date: Sat Nov 29 2003 - 14:08:07 MST

"Yan King Yin" <> writes:
> There's 1 more question: Will the von Neumann
> architecture be sufficient for running large-scale
> neural networks, or is the bottleneck so severe
> that a paradigm shift is required?

A parallel architecture would certainly provide for a more efficient
design for such a thing.

> If fault tolerance can be easily built into memories,
> with conventional logic operating on them, can this be
> adequate?

Fault tolerance and non-Von Neumann architectures are orthogonal in
this question.

Perry E. Metzger

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