Blue Brain

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The name of the world’s first virtual brain. That means a machine that can function as human brain. Today scientists are in research to create an artificial brain that can think, response, take decision, and keep anything in memory. The main aim is to upload human brain into machine. So that man can think, take decision without any effort. After the death of the body, the virtual brain will act as the man. So, even after the death of a person we will not loose the knowledge,  intelligence, personalities, feelings and memories of that man that can be used for the development of the human society. No one has ever understood the complexity of human brain. It is complex than any circuitry in the world. So, question may arise “Is it really possible to create a human brain?” The answer is “Yes”. Because whatever man has created today has always followed the nature. When man does not have a device called computer, it was a big question for all. But today it is possible due to the technology. Technology is growing faster than everything. IBM is now in research to create a virtual brain. It is called “Blue brain “. If possible, this would be the first virtual brain of the world. IBM, in partnership with scientists at Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne's (EPFL) Brain and Mind Institute will begin simulating the brain's biological systems and output the data as a working 3-dimensional model that will recreate the high-speed electro-chemical interactions that take place within the brain's interior. These include cognitive functions such as language, learning, perception and memory in addition to brain malfunction such as psychiatric disorders like depression and autism. From there, the modeling will expand to other regions of the brain and, if successful, shed light on the relationships between genetic, molecular and cognitive functions of the brain.

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Chapter One. Introduction
1.2What is blue brain?
1.3What is virtual brain
1.4Blue Brain project

Chapter Two. Literature Review  
2.1 Brief History of Blue Brain Project
2.2 Why we need Virtual Brain
2.3  How it is Possible
2.4 How the Natural Brain Works
2.5  How we see ,Hear, Feel, Smell & Take Decision

Chapter Three. Building Virtual Brain
3.1 Data Acquisition
3.2 Simulation
3.3 Visualisation of Results
3.4 Comparative Brain Simulation Discussion

Chapter  Four. Uploading Human Brain
4.1 Hardware And Software Requirments For Blue Brain
4.2 Computer Hardware / Supercomputers Used For Blue Brain

Chapter Five. Motivation, Advantages/Disadvantages, Current Research, Conclusion
5.1 Motivation For Blue Brain Project
5.2 Advantages
5.3 Disadvantages
5.4 Current Research Work
5.5 Conclusion

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Ugwu, Anderson . "Blue Brain" Afribary (2018). Accessed February 24, 2024.