Funding for this research was provided by:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services | NIH | National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (R01 DC014701, R01 DC014367)
Received: 15 June 2019
Accepted: 7 February 2020
First Online: 16 March 2020
: The authors declare competing interests as follows. The underlying platform-independent algorithm is the subject of a Cornell University patent application on which the authors are listed as inventors. N.I. is currently employed by Intel Labs, developers of the Loihi neuromorphic system. T.A.C. is a member of the Intel Neuromorphic Research Community and has received research funding from Intel for related work.