Lecture 12: Learning: Neural Nets, Back Propagation


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Description: How do we model neurons? In the neural net problem, we want a set of weights that makes the actual output match the desired output. We use a simple neural net to work out the back propagation algorithm, and show that it is a local computation.

Instructor: Patrick H. Winston

Related Resources

Specifically developed for this lecture are the neural net notes (PDF), which are also listed among the readings for this course.