Holographic Model of Temporal Recall


PROFESSOR LONGUET-HIGGINS1 has called attention to the remarkable property of human memory of recognizing and recalling long sequences of which at first only a small fraction is consciously remembered, and he has devised a most interesting, physically realizable mathematical model which achieves just this. He has rightly called this a temporal analogue of holography. I wish to show that there is at least one other mathematical model, which I consider to be a closer analogue of holography, because it operates with triple products of the temporal function to be recognized or recalled.


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    Longuet-Higgins, H. C., Nature, 217, 104 (1968).

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GABOR, D. Holographic Model of Temporal Recall. Nature 217, 584 (1968). https://doi.org/10.1038/217584a0

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