Issue No. 03 - June (1994 vol. 14)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/40.285222
<p>EPSILON, a large, working, VLSI device, demonstrates pulse stream methods in the wider context of analog neural networks. EPSILON uses dynamic weight storage techniques, but a nonvolatile alternative is desirable. To that end, we have developed an amorphous silicon memory, which we present in experiments incorporating the device in a modest pulse stream neural chip. We have also developed a target-based training algorithm, which we demonstrate in a prototype learning device using a realistic problem. Finally, we explore system-level problems in experiments with a second version of EPSILON in a small, autonomous robot.</p>
G. B. Jackson et al., "Pulse Stream VLSI Neural Networks," in IEEE Micro, vol. 14, no. , pp. 29-39, 1994.