[ExI] simulation

Samantha Atkins sjatkins at mac.com
Mon Dec 17 03:33:54 UTC 2007

On Dec 15, 2007, at 8:53 AM, Bryan Bishop wrote:

> On Thursday 29 November 2007, hkhenson wrote:
>> To scope the problem, the area of the brain surface is about quarter
>> of a square meter, the cortical columns are spaced about 0.03 mm in a
>> hexagonal array.  Figure about a thousand of them to the sq mm. There
>> are a million sq mm to a sq m. So if you had 250 H+ programmers, each
>> of them would have to be managing a million cortical column
>> simulations.

How complex is a simulation of a single cortical column?  Sorry if I  
missed that critical bit of information.

- samantha

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