Optics-inspired Computing

Bahram Jalali, Madhuri Suthar, Mohamad Asghari, Ata Mahjoubfar


We show that dispersive propagation of light has properties that can be exploited for extracting features from the waveforms. This discovery is spearheading development of a new class of digital algorithms for feature extraction from digital images with unique and superior properties compared to conventional algorithms. In certain cases, these algorithms have the potential to be an energy efficient and scalable substitute to synthetically fashioned computational techniques in practice today.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Jalali B., Suthar M., Asghari M. and Mahjoubfar A. (2017). Optics-inspired Computing . In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS, ISBN 978-989-758-223-3, pages 340-345. DOI: 10.5220/0006271703400345

in Bibtex Style

author={Bahram Jalali and Madhuri Suthar and Mohamad Asghari and Ata Mahjoubfar},
title={Optics-inspired Computing},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - Volume 1: PHOTOPTICS,
TI - Optics-inspired Computing
SN - 978-989-758-223-3
AU - Jalali B.
AU - Suthar M.
AU - Asghari M.
AU - Mahjoubfar A.
PY - 2017
SP - 340
EP - 345
DO - 10.5220/0006271703400345