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Scientists Create New Memory Device to Improve Speech and Image Recognition

by Bidita Debnath on  May 13, 2015 at 3:20 AM Medical Gadgets   - G J E 4
A team of US researchers from University of California - Riverside and Russian Academy of Sciences has created a memory device that can greatly improve speech and image recognition.

The team has successfully demonstrated pattern recognition using a magnonic holographic memory device.
Scientists Create New Memory Device to Improve Speech and Image Recognition
Scientists Create New Memory Device to Improve Speech and Image Recognition
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Pattern recognition focuses on finding patterns and regularities in data. The uniqueness of the work is that the input patterns are encoded into the phases of the input spin waves.

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Spin wave devices have advantage over their optical counterparts because they are more scalable due to a shorter wavelength. Also, spin wave devices are compatible with conventional electronic devices and can be integrated within a chip.

The researchers built the memory device consisting of a magnetic matrix with micro-antennas to excite and detect the spin waves.

"We were excited by the pattern recognition. The device works not only as a memory but also a logic element," said Alex Khitun, research professor at UC Riverside.

Holography has also been recognized as a future data storing technology with unprecedented data storage capacity and ability to write and read a large number of data in a highly parallel manner.

The latest findings were published in the journal Applied Physics Letters.

Source: IANS
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