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Hands-On Machine Learning with C# by Matt R. Cole

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Visual activation function plotting

Here is a plot of local and global minimum being plotted from a custom version of SharpNEAT. It is absolutely amazing what you can do with this product in the realm of neural networks and advanced machine learning!

As I mentioned, we are going to plot and then benchmark several activation functions. We hear this term activation functions everywhere, but do we really know what it means? Let's start by giving a quick explanation just in case you are not familiar.

An activation function is used to decide whether a neuron has been activated or not. Some people like to replace the word activated with fired. Whatever ...

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