The WEIZAC Challenge: Building an Electronic Brain in Rehovot

Leo Corry, Raya Leviathan

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This chapter describes the challenges faced by the leaders of the WEIZAC project: the institutional challenge, the human challenge, the material challenge (comprising the bulding of an adequate lab, purchasing the components, and ensuring the budget), the implementation challenge (comprising both building WEIZAC and having it reach the operational stage) and, finally, the scientific challenge, invovling the question of how to make the most of the machine on behalf of the research projects of the institute.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages45
StatePublished - 2019
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in History of Science and Technology
ISSN (Print)2211-4564
ISSN (Electronic)2211-4572

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