Midterm Proposal – Ayo & Julie

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Chemo-neural Memory Pak

The aim of this project is to create a system that mimics neural networks using embodied computation. The system will utilize the method of electrolysis in aqueous and gelatinous copper sulphate solution to fuses electrodes, thus creating hard wired electrical contacts.

The project is designed to learn by creating a hard contact of copper deposited between electrodes.  Sensors will send patterns to the memory pak via transistors for amplification. The system will have two states. A learning state and a memory state. We will also utilize logic gates.

We will try to have the system remember patterns, and forget patterns via chemical processes. The remembered patterns will be utilized to stimulate output actuators.

Sensors will send patterns amplified by transistors to the memory pack.

We will try to have the system remember patterns, and forget patterns via chemical processes.

We will utilize aqueous copper sulphate as well a gelatinous copper sulphate in our process.

Zebrafish Eye:

Zebrafisch

Our idea is to biologically mimic the inner workings of a zebra fish’s eye. We plan to dissect a zebra fish and remove the eye to get a closer look at it, and possibly test sending currents through it. We want to make a physical computational representation of how the eye works, and use electrical currents to imitate the currents sent from the zebra fish’s eye to its brain when it recognizes images. ¬†We want to create a representation of what happens when a zebra fish sees and processes an image, and recreate that with physical computer parts.

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