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neural network

also neural net
n.
A device or software program in which many interconnected elements process information simultaneously, adapting and learning from past patterns. Neural networks are often used to model the human brain.

neural network

n
1. (Physiology) an interconnected system of neurons, as in the brain or other parts of the nervous system
2. (Computer Science) Also called: neural net an analogous network of electronic components, esp one in a computer designed to mimic the operation of the human brain

neu′ral net′work


n.
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′. 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.
[1985–90]
neural, neural network - Neural comes from Greek neuron, "nerve"; neural network can now refer to computer architecture in which processors are connected in a manner suggestive of connections between neurons.
See also related terms for network.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neural network - computer architecture in which processors are connected in a manner suggestive of connections between neurons; can learn by trial and error
computer architecture - the art of assembling logical elements into a computing device; the specification of the relation between parts of a computer system
2.neural network - any network of neurons or nuclei that function together to perform some function in the body
nervous system, systema nervosum - the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
reticulum - any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)
reticular formation, RF - a complex neural network in the central core of the brainstem; monitors the state of the body and functions in such processes as arousal and sleep and attention and muscle tone
RAS, reticular activating system - the network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function
Translations
réseau neuronal

neural network

n (Anat) → Nervennetzwerk nt; (Comput) → neurales Netz
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