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Alex Nugent: Methodology for the configuration and repair of unreliable switching elements. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, October 6, 2009: US07599895 (38 worldwide citation)

A universal logic gate apparatus is disclosed, which include a plurality of self-assembling chains of nanoparticles having a plurality of resistive connections, wherein the plurality of self-assembling chains of nanoparticles comprise resistive elements. A plasticity mechanism is also provided, whic ...


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Alex Nugent: Utilized nanotechnology apparatus using a neutral network, a solution and a connection gap. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, May 2, 2006: US07039619 (38 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for maintaining components in neural network formed utilizing nanotechnology is described herein. A connection gap can be formed between two terminals. A solution comprising a melting point at approximately room temperature can be provided, wherein the solution is maintained in the conn ...


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Alex Nugent: Physical neural network design incorporating nanotechnology. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, May 3, 2005: US06889216 (37 worldwide citation)

A physical neural network based on nanotechnology, including methods thereof. Such a physical neural network generally includes one or more neuron-like nodes, which are formed from a plurality of interconnected nanoconnections formed from nanoconductors. Each neuron-like node sums one or more input ...


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Alex Nugent: Pattern recognition utilizing a nanotechnology-based neural network. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, September 12, 2006: US07107252 (29 worldwide citation)

A pattern recognition system, comprising a neural network formed utilizing nanotechnology and a pattern input unit, which communicates with the neural network, wherein the neural network processes data input via the pattern input unit in order to recognize data patterns thereof. Such a pattern recog ...


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Alex Nugent: Temporal summation device utilizing nanotechnology. Knowm Tech, April 11, 2006: US07028017 (29 worldwide citation)

A temporal summation device can be composed of one or more nanoconnections having an input and an output thereof, wherein an input signal provided to the input causes one or more of the nanoconnection to experience an increase in connection strength thereof over time. Additionally, a voltage divider ...


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Alex Nugent: Fractal memory and computational methods and systems based on nanotechnology. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, November 2, 2010: US07827130 (16 worldwide citation)

Fractal memory systems and methods include a fractal tree that includes one or more fractal trunks. One or more object circuits are associated with the fractal tree. The object circuit(s) can be configured from a plurality of nanotechnology-based components to provide a scalable distributed computin ...


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Alex Nugent: High density synapse chip using nanoparticles. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, November 2, 2010: US07827131 (15 worldwide citation)

A physical neural network synapse chip and a method for forming such a synapse chip. The synapse chip can be configured to include an input layer comprising a plurality of input electrodes and an output layer comprising a plurality of output electrodes, such that the output electrodes are located pe ...


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Alex Nugent: Hierarchical temporal memory utilizing nanotechnology. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, April 19, 2011: US07930257 (12 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are presented for constructing biological-scale hierarchically structured cortical statistical memory systems using currently available fabrication technology and meta-stable switching devices. Learning content-addressable memory and statistical random access memory circuits are ...


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Alex Nugent: Method and system for a hierarchical temporal memory utilizing a router hierarchy and hebbian and anti-hebbian learning. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, October 18, 2011: US08041653 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for constructing biological-scale hierarchically structured cortical statistical memory systems utilizing fabrication technology and meta-stable switching devices. Learning content-addressable memory and statistical random access memory circuits are detailed. Additionally, local ...


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Alex Nugent: Adaptive neural network utilizing nanotechnology-based components. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, April 10, 2012: US08156057 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for modifying at least one synapse of a physicallelectromechanical neural network. A physical/electromechanical neural network implemented as an adaptive neural network can be provided, which includes one or more neurons and one or more synapses thereof, wherein the neurons and s ...