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Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications. 2019, 7(1), 56-61
DOI: 10.12691/jcsa-7-1-9
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Brain Science and Brain-inspired Artificial Intelligence: Advances and Trends

Lidong Wang1, and Cheryl Ann Alexander2

1Institute for Systems Engineering Research, Mississippi State University, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA

2Institute for IT innovation and Smart Health, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA

Pub. Date: December 28, 2019

Cite this paper:
Lidong Wang and Cheryl Ann Alexander. Brain Science and Brain-inspired Artificial Intelligence: Advances and Trends. Journal of Computer Sciences and Applications. 2019; 7(1):56-61. doi: 10.12691/jcsa-7-1-9


Brain science and brain-inspired artificial intelligence have been very significant areas. They have a wide range of applications including military and defense, intelligent manufacturing, business intelligence and management, medical service and healthcare, etc. Many countries have launched national brain-related projects to increase the national interests and capability in the competitive global world. In this paper, we introduce some concepts, principles, and emerging technologies of brain science and brain-inspired artificial intelligence; present their advances and trends; and outline some challenges in brain-inspired computing and computation based on spiking-neural-networks (SNNs). Specifically, the advances and trends cover brain-inspired computing, neuromorphic computing systems, and multi-scale brain simulation, brain association graph, brainnetome and the connectome, brain imaging, brain-inspired chips and brain-inspired devices, brain-computer interface (BCI) and brain-machine interface (BMI), brain-inspired robotics and applications, quantum robots, and cyborg (human-machine hybrids).

brain science brain-inspired artificial intelligence brain-inspired computing brain association graph brainnetome brain imaging brain-inspired chip brain-computer interface brain-inspired robot cyborg

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