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A. BergelAgile Artificial Intelligence in Pharohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5384-7_3

3. Neural Networks

Alexandre Bergel1 
Santiago, Chile

The previous chapter covered the design and implementation of an individual neuron. This chapter builds upon the effort initiated in previous chapters by connecting multiple neurons. We provide a complete implementation of a neural network and a backpropagation algorithm, which brings us to the core of the first part of the book.

3.1 General Architecture

An artificial neural network is a computing system inspired by the biological neural networks found in animal brains. An artificial neural network is a collection of connected artificial neurons. Each connection between artificial ...

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