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OPTICAL COMPUTING

Computing with a camera

Photonic computing devices are a compelling alternative to conventional computing setups for machine learning applications, as they are nonlinear, fast and easy to parallelize. Recent work demonstrates the potential of these optical systems to process and classify human motion from video.

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Fig. 1: The reservoir computing setup of Antonik and colleagues.

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Lüdge, K., Röhm, A. Computing with a camera. Nat Mach Intell 1, 551–552 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42256-019-0124-2

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