Inspiration for neural networks

Neural networks are inspired by the way the human brain works. A human brain can process huge amounts of information using data sent by human senses (especially vision). The processing is done by neurons, which work on electrical signals passing through them and applying flip-flop logic, like opening and closing of the gates for signal to transmit through. The following images shows the structure of a neuron:

The major components of each neuron are:

  • Dendrites: Entry points in each neuron which take input from other neurons in the network in form of electrical impulses
  • Cell Body: It generates inferences from ...

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