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Artificial Neural Networks

  1. Jun 19, 2012 #1
    I am a very experienced programmer in C & C++. I want to learn about Artificial Neural Networks. Can someone recommend good books or websites?
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  3. Jun 19, 2012 #2
    yeah, I just read a book called ai techniques for game programming. Despite the title, the techniques discussed are very applicable to other types of programming. About 1/3 of the text is dedicated to artificial neural networks.
  4. Jun 19, 2012 #3
    http://www.ai-junkie.com/ - really simple and straight forward with walk through to create simple feed forward nets using OOP in C++ (also uses genetic algorithms), lacks depth in that it totally skips everything not feed forward (ie backprop)
    http://www.willamette.edu/~gorr/classes/cs449/intro.html - a lot of theory
    http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~nd/surprise_96/journal/vol4/cs11/report.html - even more theory (particularly useful is Appendix B, I thought)
  5. Jun 20, 2012 #4


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    You need complex feedback loops to construct a decent neural net - TylerH gives some good references. It is no trivial task. The US defense department spent millions to devise the guidance system for 'smart' bombs.
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