Questions tagged [artificial-neuron]

For questions about what constitutes an artificial neuron and how artificial neurons can be utilized as part of a neural network.

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How to find the optimal number of neurons per layer?

When you're writing your algorithm, how do you know how many neurons you need per single layer? Are there any methods for finding the optimal number of them, or is it a rule of thumb?
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Where does the so-called 'loss' / 'loss function' fit into the idea of a perceptron / artificial neuron (as presented in the figure)?

I am currently studying the textbook Neural Networks and Deep Learning by Charu C. Aggarwal. Chapter 1.2.1.3 Choice of Activation and Loss Functions presents the following figure: $\overline{X}$ is ...
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Which artificial neural network can mimic biological neurons the most?

On the Wikipedia page we can read the basic structure of an artificial neuron (a model of biological neurons) which consist: Dendrites - acts as the input vector, Soma - acts as the summation ...
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Can neurons in MLP and filters in CNN be compared?

I know they are not the same in working, but an input layer sends the input to $n$ neurons with a set of weights, based on these weights and the activation layer, it produces an output that can be fed ...
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Are neurons in layer $l$ only affected by neurons in the previous layer?

Are artificial neurons in layer $l$ only affected by those in layer $l-1$ (providing inputs) or are they also affected by neurons in layer $l$ (and maybe by neurons in other layers)?
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Is it possible to create intelligence with metaprogramming?

The computer is made up of NAND conditional statements. And "conditional statements that read and write conditional statements" must exist. For example "Modify conditional statement 2 if conditional ...