Introduction to Neural Networks

Neurons forming a network in disassociated cell culture.

Neurons forming a network in disassociated cell culture. (Image courtesy of Seung Laboratory, MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.)


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9.641J / 8.594J

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Spring 2005



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This course explores the organization of synaptic connectivity as the basis of neural computation and learning. Perceptrons and dynamical theories of recurrent networks including amplifiers, attractors, and hybrid computation are covered. Additional topics include backpropagation and Hebbian learning, as well as models of perception, motor control, memory, and neural development.

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Seung, Sebastian. 9.641J Introduction to Neural Networks, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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