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Brain facts and figures

What is speech recognition?

What is required in speech recognition:

Hopfield and Brody's brain achieves these properties using a network of a thousand biologically-realistic spiking neurons.

How big is your brain? How big is mus silicium's brain?

Number of neurons in the simulated `mouse brain': 1,000
Number of neurons in human brain: 100 billion (100,000,000,000)
Number of neurons in octopus brain: 100 million (100,000,000)
 
Number of words recognized by the simulated `mouse brain': 10
Number of words recognized by a human: 100,000
Number of words recognized by an octopus: ???