# John Arthur

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Researcher - Brain-inspired Computing

Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA

Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA

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**2016**

Truenorth ecosystem for brain-inspired computing: scalable systems, software, and applications

Sawada, Jun and Akopyan, Filipp and Cassidy, Andrew S and Taba, Brian and Debole, Michael V and Datta, Pallab and Alvarez-Icaza, Rodrigo and Amir, Arnon and Arthur, John V and Andreopoulos, Alexander and others

Abstract

Sawada, Jun and Akopyan, Filipp and Cassidy, Andrew S and Taba, Brian and Debole, Michael V and Datta, Pallab and Alvarez-Icaza, Rodrigo and Amir, Arnon and Arthur, John V and Andreopoulos, Alexander and others

*Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis*,*pp. 12*, 2016Abstract

Convolutional Networks for Fast, Energy-Efficient Neuromorphic Computing

Esser, Steven K and Merolla, Paul A and Arthur, John V and Cassidy, Andrew S and Appuswamy, Rathinakumar and Andreopoulos, Alexander and Berg, David J and McKinstry, Jeffrey L and Melano, Timothy and Barch, Davis R and others

Abstract

Esser, Steven K and Merolla, Paul A and Arthur, John V and Cassidy, Andrew S and Appuswamy, Rathinakumar and Andreopoulos, Alexander and Berg, David J and McKinstry, Jeffrey L and Melano, Timothy and Barch, Davis R and others

*arXiv preprint arXiv:1603.08270*, 2016Abstract

**2015**

Mapping Generative Models onto a Network of Digital Spiking Neurons

Pedroni, Bruno U and Das, Srinjoy and Arthur, John V and Merolla, Paul A and Jackson, Bryan L and Modha, Dharmendra S and Kreutz-Delgado, Kenneth and Cauwenberghs, Gert

2015 - ieeexplore.ieee.org, IEEE

Abstract

Pedroni, Bruno U and Das, Srinjoy and Arthur, John V and Merolla, Paul A and Jackson, Bryan L and Modha, Dharmendra S and Kreutz-Delgado, Kenneth and Cauwenberghs, Gert

2015 - ieeexplore.ieee.org, IEEE

Abstract

Visual saliency on networks of neurosynaptic cores

Andreopoulos, A and Taba, B and Cassidy, AS and Alvarez-Icaza, R and Flickner, MD and Risk, WP and Amir, A and Merolla, PA and Arthur, JV and Berg, DJ and others

Abstract

Andreopoulos, A and Taba, B and Cassidy, AS and Alvarez-Icaza, R and Flickner, MD and Risk, WP and Amir, A and Merolla, PA and Arthur, JV and Berg, DJ and others

*IBM Journal of Research and Development**59*(*2/3*), 9--1, IBM, 2015Abstract

Backpropagation for energy-efficient neuromorphic computing

Esser, Steve K and Appuswamy, Rathinakumar and Merolla, Paul and Arthur, John V and Modha, Dharmendra S

Abstract

Esser, Steve K and Appuswamy, Rathinakumar and Merolla, Paul and Arthur, John V and Modha, Dharmendra S

*Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems*,*pp. 1117--1125*, 2015Abstract

**2014**

Real-time scalable cortical computing at 46 giga-synaptic OPS/watt with ~100x Speedup in Time-to-Solution and ~100,000x Reduction in Energy-to-Solution

Andrew S Cassidy, Rodrigo Alvarez-Icaza, Filipp Akopyan, Jun Sawada, John V Arthur, Paul A Merolla, Pallab Datta, Marc Gonzalez Tallada, Brian Taba, Alexander Andreopoulos, and others

Abstract

Andrew S Cassidy, Rodrigo Alvarez-Icaza, Filipp Akopyan, Jun Sawada, John V Arthur, Paul A Merolla, Pallab Datta, Marc Gonzalez Tallada, Brian Taba, Alexander Andreopoulos, and others

*Proceedings of the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis*,*pp. 27--38*, 2014Abstract

A million spiking-neuron integrated circuit with a scalable communication network and interface

Paul A. Merolla, John V. Arthur, Rodrigo Alvarez-Icaza, Andrew S. Cassidy, Jun Sawada, Filipp Akopyan, Bryan L. Jackson, Nabil Imam, Chen Guo, Yutaka Nakamura, Bernard Brezzo, Ivan Vo, Steven K. Esser, et al.

Abstract

Paul A. Merolla, John V. Arthur, Rodrigo Alvarez-Icaza, Andrew S. Cassidy, Jun Sawada, Filipp Akopyan, Bryan L. Jackson, Nabil Imam, Chen Guo, Yutaka Nakamura, Bernard Brezzo, Ivan Vo, Steven K. Esser, et al.

*Science**8 August 2014*(*6197*), 668-673, American Association for the Advancement of ScienceAbstract

Neurogrid: A mixed-analog-digital multichip system for large-scale neural simulations

Ben Varkey Benjamin, Peiran Gao, Emmett McQuinn, Swadesh Choudhary, Anand R Chandrasekaran, J Bussat, Rodrigo Alvarez-Icaza, John V Arthur, PA Merolla, Kwabena Boahen

Ben Varkey Benjamin, Peiran Gao, Emmett McQuinn, Swadesh Choudhary, Anand R Chandrasekaran, J Bussat, Rodrigo Alvarez-Icaza, John V Arthur, PA Merolla, Kwabena Boahen

*Proceedings of the IEEE**102*(*5*), 699--716, IEEE, 2014**2013**

Cognitive computing building block: A versatile and efficient digital neuron model for neurosynaptic cores

Cassidy, A.S., Merolla, P. ; Arthur, J.V. ; Esser, S.K. ; Jackson, B. ; Alvarez-Icaza, R. ; Datta, P. ; Sawada, J. ; Wong, T.M. ; Feldman, V. ; Amir, A. ; Rubin, D.B.-D. ; Akopyan, F. ; McQuinn, E. ; Risk, W.P. ; Modha, D.S.

Cassidy, A.S., Merolla, P. ; Arthur, J.V. ; Esser, S.K. ; Jackson, B. ; Alvarez-Icaza, R. ; Datta, P. ; Sawada, J. ; Wong, T.M. ; Feldman, V. ; Amir, A. ; Rubin, D.B.-D. ; Akopyan, F. ; McQuinn, E. ; Risk, W.P. ; Modha, D.S.

*Proceedings of IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2013)*
A multicast tree router for multichip neuromorphic systems

Paul Merolla, John Arthur, Rodrigo Alvarez, J-M Bussat, Kwabena Boahen

2013 - ieeexplore.ieee.org, IEEE

Paul Merolla, John Arthur, Rodrigo Alvarez, J-M Bussat, Kwabena Boahen

2013 - ieeexplore.ieee.org, IEEE

Cognitive Computing Systems: Algorithms and Applications for Networks of Neurosynaptic Cores

S.K. Esser, A. Andreopoulos, R. Appuswamy, P. Datta, D. Barch, A. Amir, J. Arthur, A. Cassidy, M. Flickner, P. Merolla, S. Chandra, N. Basilico, S. Carpin, T. Zimmerman, F. Zee, R.A. Icaza, J.A. Kusnitz, T.M. Wong, W.P. Risk, E. McQuinn, T.K. Nayak, R. Si

Abstract

S.K. Esser, A. Andreopoulos, R. Appuswamy, P. Datta, D. Barch, A. Amir, J. Arthur, A. Cassidy, M. Flickner, P. Merolla, S. Chandra, N. Basilico, S. Carpin, T. Zimmerman, F. Zee, R.A. Icaza, J.A. Kusnitz, T.M. Wong, W.P. Risk, E. McQuinn, T.K. Nayak, R. Si

*Proceedings of IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2013)*,*pp. 1--10*, IEEEAbstract

**2012**

Implementation of olfactory bulb glomerular-layer computations in a digital neurosynaptic core

N. Imam, T.A. Cleland, R. Manohar, P.A. Merolla, J.V. Arthur, F. Akopyan, D.S. Modha

N. Imam, T.A. Cleland, R. Manohar, P.A. Merolla, J.V. Arthur, F. Akopyan, D.S. Modha

*Frontiers in Neuroscience**6*, Frontiers Media SA, 2012
Building block of a programmable neuromorphic substrate: A digital neurosynaptic core

John V Arthur, Paul A Merolla, Filipp Akopyan, Rodrigo Alvarez, Andrew Cassidy, Shyamal Chandra, Steven K Esser, Nabil Imam, William Risk, Daniel Ben Dayan Rubin, others

John V Arthur, Paul A Merolla, Filipp Akopyan, Rodrigo Alvarez, Andrew Cassidy, Shyamal Chandra, Steven K Esser, Nabil Imam, William Risk, Daniel Ben Dayan Rubin, others

*Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2012 International Joint Conference on*,*pp. 1--8*
A Digital Neurosynaptic Core Using Event-Driven QDI Circuits

N. Imam, F. Akopyan, J. Arthur, P. Merolla, R. Manohar, D.S. Modha

N. Imam, F. Akopyan, J. Arthur, P. Merolla, R. Manohar, D.S. Modha

*Asynchronous Circuits and Systems (ASYNC), 2012 18th IEEE International Symposium on*,*pp. 25--32*
A Superposable Silicon Synapse with Programmable Reversal Potential

B.V. Benjamin, J.V. Arthur, P. Gao, P. Merolla, K. Boahen

B.V. Benjamin, J.V. Arthur, P. Gao, P. Merolla, K. Boahen

*International Conference of the IEEE Engineering and Medicine in Biology Society*, 2012**2011**

Silicon-neuron design: A dynamical systems approach

J.V. Arthur, K.A. Boahen

J.V. Arthur, K.A. Boahen

*Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, IEEE Transactions on**58*(*5*), 1034--1043, IEEE, 2011
A digital neurosynaptic core using embedded crossbar memory with 45pJ per spike in 45nm

P. Merolla, J. Arthur, F. Akopyan, N. Imam, R. Manohar, D.S. Modha

P. Merolla, J. Arthur, F. Akopyan, N. Imam, R. Manohar, D.S. Modha

*Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), 2011 IEEE*,*pp. 1--4*
Neuromorphic silicon neuron circuits

G. Indiveri, B. Linares-Barranco, T.J. Hamilton, A. Van Schaik, R. Etienne-Cummings, T. Delbruck, S.C. Liu, P. Dudek, P. H\"afliger, S. Renaud, others

G. Indiveri, B. Linares-Barranco, T.J. Hamilton, A. Van Schaik, R. Etienne-Cummings, T. Delbruck, S.C. Liu, P. Dudek, P. H\"afliger, S. Renaud, others

*Frontiers in neuroscience**5*, Frontiers Media SA, 2011**2010**

The thermodynamic temperature of a rhythmic spiking network

P. Merolla, T. Ursell, J. Arthur

P. Merolla, T. Ursell, J. Arthur

*arXiv preprint arXiv:1009.5473*, 2010**2008**

An in-silico neural model of dynamic routing through neuronal coherence

D. Sridharan, B. Percival, J. Arthur, K. Boahen

D. Sridharan, B. Percival, J. Arthur, K. Boahen

*Adv. Neural Inf. Process. Syst**20*, Citeseer, 2008**2007**

Synchrony in silicon: The gamma rhythm

J.V. Arthur, K.A. Boahen

J.V. Arthur, K.A. Boahen

*Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on**18*(*6*), 1815--1825, IEEE, 2007
Expandable networks for neuromorphic chips

P.A. Merolla, J.V. Arthur, B.E. Shi, K.A. Boahen

P.A. Merolla, J.V. Arthur, B.E. Shi, K.A. Boahen

*Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, IEEE Transactions on**54*(*2*), 301--311, IEEE, 2007**2006**

Learning in silicon: timing is everything

J Arthur, Kwabena Boahen

J Arthur, Kwabena Boahen

*Advances in neural information processing systems**18*, 75, MIT; 1998, 2006**2005**

Neuromorphic implementation of orientation hypercolumns

T.Y.W. Choi, P.A. Merolla, J.V. Arthur, K.A. Boahen, B.E. Shi

T.Y.W. Choi, P.A. Merolla, J.V. Arthur, K.A. Boahen, B.E. Shi

*Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, IEEE Transactions on**52*(*6*), 1049--1060, IEEE, 2005**2004**

Recurrently connected silicon neurons with active dendrites for one-shot learning

John V Arthur, Kwabena Boahen

John V Arthur, Kwabena Boahen

*Neural Networks, 2004. Proceedings. 2004 IEEE International Joint Conference on*,*pp. 1699--1704*