Multilayer Neural Networks: A Generalized Net Perspective by Maciej KrawczakMultilayer Neural Networks: A Generalized Net Perspective by Maciej Krawczak

Multilayer Neural Networks: A Generalized Net Perspective

byMaciej Krawczak

Hardcover | May 31, 2013

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The primary purpose of this book is to show that a multilayer neural network can be considered as a multistage system, and then that the learning of this class of neural networks can be treated as a special sort of the optimal control problem. In this way, the optimal control problem methodology, like dynamic programming, with modifications, can yield a new class of learning algorithms for multilayer neural networks.

Another purpose of this book is to show that the generalized net theory can be successfully used as a new description of multilayer neural networks. Several generalized net descriptions of neural networks functioning processes are considered, namely: the simulation process of networks, a system of neural networks and the learning algorithms developed in this book.

The generalized net approach to modelling of real systems may be used successfully for the description of a variety of technological and intellectual problems, it can be used not only for representing the parallel functioning of homogenous objects, but also for modelling non-homogenous systems, for example systems which consist of a different kind of subsystems.

The use of the generalized nets methodology shows a new way to describe functioning of discrete dynamic systems.

Title:Multilayer Neural Networks: A Generalized Net PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:182 pagesPublished:May 31, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319002473

ISBN - 13:9783319002477

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Multilayer Neural Networks.- Basics of Generalized Nets.- Simulation Process of Neural Networks.- Learning from Examples.- Learning as a Control Process.- Parameterisation of Learning.- Adjoint Neural Networks.

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From the reviews:"This book aims to provide a suitable framework allowing the embedding of the multilayer neural networks viewed as multistage systems, in an extension of Petri net theory called the theory of generalized nets. . The developments presented in the book are both interesting and important, and open new perspectives for research in the area . . book is of real value to researchers in the field of neural networks. It is also useful for students studying computer science and engineering." (L. State, Computing Reviews, April, 2014)