Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Aug 2010 10:32 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "A computer chip that performs calculations using probabilities, instead of binary logic, could accelerate everything from online banking systems to the flash memory in smart phones and other gadgets. Rewriting some fundamental features of computer chips, Lyric Semiconductor has unveiled its first "probability processor," a silicon chip that computes with electrical signals that represent chances, not digital 1s and 0s."
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Based on pulse stream arithmetic?
by Ruahine on Fri 20th Aug 2010 08:56 UTC
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It doesn't really say how they're doing this. Some commentors seem to assume that it is based on analog systems, but I wonder weather it may be based on pulse stream arithmetic.

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