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neural network

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 neural net. a computer model designed to simulate the behavior of biological neural networks, as in pattern recognition, language processing, and problem solving, with the goal of self-directed information processing.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90
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British Dictionary definitions for neural network

neural network

noun
1.
an interconnected system of neurons, as in the brain or other parts of the nervous system
2.
Also called neural 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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