The Simple Model of the Brain






Jean-François COLONNA
www.lactamme.polytechnique.fr
jean-francois.colonna@polytechnique.edu
CMAP (Centre de Mathématiques APpliquées) UMR CNRS 7641, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS, 91128 Palaiseau Cedex, France
france telecom, France Telecom R&D

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                    |             CONTINUOUS INPUT             |
                    |                                          |
                    |               the 5 Senses               |
                    | {sight,hearing,feeling,tasting,smelling} |
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                                         ||            virtual hearing
                                         | /--------------------------------
                                         | \------------------------------- |
                                         ||                 input          ||
                                         \/                                ||
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                    |                                          |           ||
                    |                 ANALYSIS                 |           ||
                    |                   and                    |           ||
                    |               MODELIZATION               |           ||
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                    |               MEMORIZATION               |           ||
                    |             [strengthtening]             |           ||
                    |                                          |           ||
                    |                 *      *                 |           ||
                    |               *          *               |           ||
                    |             *              *             |           ||  C
                    |           *                  *           |           ||  O
                    |  --------------->      --------------->  |           ||  N
                    | ^                |    ^                | |           ||  S
                    | |    permanent   |    |   permanent    | |           ||  C     Consciousness  is :
                    | |   combination   ====  transformation | |           ||  I
                    | |      loops     |    ^     loops      | |           ||  O     1-a permanent feedback loop between virtual
                    | |                |    |                | |           ||  U       talking output and virtual hearing input,
                    |  <---------------      <---------------  |           ||  S     2-an "artifact" of the low level loops.
                    |                                          |           ||  N
                    |          [memory  is dynamic]            |           ||  E
                    |                                          |           ||  S
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                                         \/                                ||
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                    |            COHERENCY FILTERING           |           ||
                    |                                          |           ||
                    | [depends on  human being sleeping state] |           ||
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                    |                SYNTHESIS                 |           ||
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                                         ||            virtual  talking    ||
                                         | -------------------------------- |
                                         | ---------------------------------
                                         ||                 output
                                         \/
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                    |                                          |
                    |         almost  CONTINUOUS OUTPUT        |
                    |                                          |
                    |      [action at  the muscular level]     |
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Copyright (c) Jean-François Colonna, 1996-2014.
Copyright (c) France Telecom R&D and CMAP (Centre de Mathématiques APpliquées) UMR CNRS 7641 / Ecole Polytechnique, 1996-2014.