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neural network

[ noor-uhl net-wurk, nyoor-uhl ]

noun

  1. any group of neurons that conduct impulses in a coordinated manner, as the assemblages of brain cells that record a visual stimulus.
  2. Also called neu·ral net. Computers. a hardware or software system in which weighted connections between data nodes are refined to produce increasingly accurate results in information processing, as in pattern recognition or problem solving, with the goal of algorithmic computing that requires minimal human intervention. cognitive computing, deep learning, machine learning ( def ).


neural network

noun

  1. an interconnected system of neurons, as in the brain or other parts of the nervous system
  2. Also calledneural net an analogous network of electronic components, esp one in a computer designed to mimic the operation of the human brain


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Word History and Origins

Origin of neural network1

First recorded in 1985–90

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In rough strokes, the brain’s neural networks use several types of computing.

They then used FractalDB to pretrain a convolutional neural network, a type of deep-learning model commonly used in image-recognition systems, before completing its training with a set of actual images.

So, they developed equations to mathematically model the worm’s neurons and then built them into a neural network.

The more salt they contained, the sooner they “realized” they could cross safely, proving an elaborate neural network isn’t the only key to success.

To model these properties, the researchers used an LSTM, a type of neural network that predates the transformer-based ones used by large language models like GPT-3.

Maybe someday we'll have a financial system like some sort of neural network, that can make geography not matter.

Students should be able to teach their neural network partners subjects of interest to their own practical experiences.

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