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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 1986
  • pp: 3759–3766

Evaluation of the use of the Hopfield neural network model as a nearest-neighbor algorithm

Bruce L. Montgomery and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 25, Issue 20, pp. 3759-3766 (1986)

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Neural network models are receiving increasing attention because of their collective computational capabilities. We evaluate the use of the Hopfield neural network model in optically determining the nearest-neighbor of a binary bipolar test vector from a set of binary bipolar reference vectors. The use of the Hopfield model is compared with that of a direct technique called direct storage nearest-neighbor that accomplishes the task of nearest-neighbor determination.

© 1986 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 20, 1986
Published: October 15, 1986

Bruce L. Montgomery and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar, "Evaluation of the use of the Hopfield neural network model as a nearest-neighbor algorithm," Appl. Opt. 25, 3759-3766 (1986)

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