Here’s a bunch of things I learned about Nengo. It doesn’t really fit on Cogsci.SE and it doesn’t belong in the Nengo tips documentation either, so I’m just going to put it here and update it as I learn more things.
What’s the difference between the Associative Memory and the Basal Ganglia? They both seem to be doing winner-take-all functions.
The difference is that the Basal Ganglia needs to scale to thousands of actions, whereas the Associative Memory is just for limited vocabularies.