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:
1985–90

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neural network
 
n
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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neural network definition


artificial neural network

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