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Distributed associative memories for high-speed symbolic reasoning

Austin, J (orcid.org/0000-0001-5762-8614) (1996) Distributed associative memories for high-speed symbolic reasoning. Fuzzy Sets and Systems. pp. 223-233. ISSN 0165-0114

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This paper briefly introduces a novel symbolic reasoning system based upon distributed associative memories which are constructed from correlation matrix memories (CMM). The system is aimed at high-speed rule-based symbolic operations. It has the advantage of very fast rule matching without the long training times normally associated with neural-network-based symbolic manipulation systems. In particular, the network is able to perform partial matching on symbolic information at high speed. As such, the system is aimed at the practical use of neural networks in high-speed reasoning systems. The paper describes the advantages and disadvantages of using CMM and shows how the approach overcomes those disadvantages. It then briefly describes a system incorporating CMM.

Item Type: Article
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright © 1996 Elsevier. This is an author produced version of a paper published in Fuzzy Sets and Systems.
Keywords: neural networks,associative memory,superimposed coding,rule-based systems
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Computer Science (York)
Depositing User: Sherpa Assistant
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2016 10:55
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0165-0114(95)00258-8
Status: Published
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/1871

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