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Article "The Institut Télécom’s Neucod project receives the support of the European Research Council (ERC)" on the website, January 2012 :

In french :

Petite mathématique du cerveau

Une théorie de l'information mentale

Author(s) : Claude BerrouVincent Gripon

Published on September 13th, 2012

    Abstract About the neuron, the fundamental component of the brain, we know almost everything. Of the mental information it processes, we know almost nothing. In what "material" form and according to which internal organization does our brain store familiar faces, favorite poems and phone numbers? In what way does it recall them on demand? These questions which have to do with mental information come under information theory, originally formulated by specialists in telecommunications and coding rather than under biology and neuroanatomy.

This very accessible book brings a first concrete, mathematically coherent and biologically plausible answer on the way the neural network sets and recalls its knowledge components. In an original theory get involved neurons and graphs, error correcting codes and cortical columns, neural "cliques" and other "tournaments", in search of the algorithms of our brain. The prospects of development offered by this theory and the entirely digital model of cerebral memory it leads to are numerous and promising in neurosciences, as well as in the field of artificial intelligence.


Article "La conférence sur le cerveau rassemble 400 personnes", Ouest-France, Sept. 2013


Article "Gretsi. Un cerveau brestois en conférence", Le télégramme, Sept. 2013.


Article "Neuro-informatique : Cortex numérique"  in Science & Santé de mai-juin 2013 : 


Article "Cerveau : ils cherchent le code" in Sciences Ouest de février 2013 : 


Article "Les turbo-codes de la mémorisation humaine" in L'humanité, January 9th, 2013 :


Article "Un cerveau virtuel inspiré des télécoms" in Le Monde, January 26th, 2013 : 


Document "Les arcanes de l'information mentale" on the website Futura Sciences, 08/04/2013 :


Article "L’homme, une machine qui s’ignore ?" on the website Journal des femmes, 02/05/2013 : 


Article "Claude Berrou, des télécoms à l’intelligence artificielle", Le Monde, Science & Techno, 03/2012

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