Definition of neural network in English:

neural network

(also neural net)


  • A computer system modelled on the human brain and nervous system.

    • ‘Yet physicists hope to learn something about memory by studying simplified computer models called neural networks, which have some properties in common with real brains.’
    • ‘The computer model was a neural network trained to make aesthetic evaluations based on melodic fragments of Charlie Parker.’
    • ‘‘New developments in artificial intelligence and computer algorithms have taken neural nets to where they act more like human intelligence,’ he said.’
    • ‘A neural network is a computer architecture modeled on the human brain, consisting of nodes connected to each other by links of differing strengths.’
    • ‘McCulloch and Pitts first described a neural network as a computer model of a biological neuron that could generate binary output.’
    system, complex, interconnected structure, interconnected system, complex arrangement, complex system, nexus, web
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neural network