Sleep is optimizing
Abbreviated Journal Title
Behav. Brain Sci.
Psychology, Biological; Behavioral Sciences; Neurosciences
It is suggested that Walker's consolidation-based enhancement of memory during REM sleep corresponds to the simulated annealing technique used for function optimization, and that robotic and AI design could benefit from inclusion of a deliberate REM-like memory optimization phase.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences
"Sleep is optimizing" (2005). Faculty Bibliography 2000s. 5073.