This month, Jeff Hawkins is speaking at Janelia about the progress of our work. Subutai Ahmad will be at the Dendritic Integration & Computation with Active Dendrites Workshop in Paris. In other news, Jeff was featured in a Loup Ventures podcast series called Braintech.
As we wrap up 2017, we’re pleased to share the completion of Jeff Hawkins’ MIT, Cold Spring Harbor Labs, and Boston University speaking tours, where he presented our latest research. We also look back at the year with a Numenta 2017 Year in Review video and reflect on the progress we’ve made in our brain theory, as well as share predictions for Numenta in 2018.
We’re happy to announce a new paper on the HTM Spatial Pooler, as well as a new episode of the Brain Science podcast featuring Jeff Hawkins. The paper shows how the spatial pooler supports sequence learning and memory, while the podcast includes an update from Jeff about our research since the debut of On Intelligence.
We’re excited to share that our first paper on sensorimotor inference has been accepted and published in the journal, Frontiers in Neural Circuits. Now that it has been published, we plan to present our findings at the HTM Meetup in November and in several neuroscience labs in the months to come.
As we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall, we find ourselves quite busy, and I’m happy to share several updates with you. First, we recently published a new manuscript to bioRxiv, titled “Untangling Sequences: Behavior vs. External Causes,” which looks at how the same neural mechanism can process two different types of sequences: sequences where sensory inputs change due to external factors, and sequences where inputs change due to our own behavior (sensorimotor sequences).