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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 1992
  • pp: 3999–4003

Optical implementation of the Hamming net

Xiangyang Yang and Francis T. S. Yu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 20, pp. 3999-4003 (1992)

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We present an optical implementation of the Hamming net that can be used as an optimum image classifier or an associative memory. We introduce a modified Hamming net, in which the dynamic range requirement of the spatial light modulator can be relaxed and the number of iteration cycles in the second layer (or maxnet) can be reduced. Experimental demonstrations of the optical implementation of the Hamming net are also given.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: November 6, 1990
Published: July 10, 1992

Xiangyang Yang and Francis T. S. Yu, "Optical implementation of the Hamming net," Appl. Opt. 31, 3999-4003 (1992)

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