DOI: 10.14704/nq.2017.15.4.1049

The Representation of Spacetime in the Medial Entorhinal Cortex Derives from an Underlying Model of Computation over the Complex Field

Clint Jones, Jackie Parker


The cortex forms a model of computation over the complex field. Mutually inhibitory logical primitives normalize amplitudes under the 2-norm. A sufficient class of linear unitary operators exists to support a universal model of computation. Recent results show that the medial entorhinal cortex constructs a representation of spacetime from this underlying model. The lattice-like computational history is automatically generally covariant and background independent under transformations providing for derivation of an Einstein-Regge spacetime.


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