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associative memory Syllabification: as·so·ci·a·tive mem·o·ry

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of associative memory in English:


A memory capable of determining whether a given datum (the search word) is contained in one of its addresses or locations.
Example sentences
  • As more of the inner workings of the brain is learned, associative memory in the computing world will change proportionally in order to construct more accurate and powerful models.
  • While search engines help with direct recall, Remem is a tool for associative memory.
  • Supporting technology includes the use of intelligent agents, cognitive machine intelligence, associative memory, neural networks, pattern matching, Bayesian inference networks, and biologically inspired algorithms.
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