neural network

Definitions of neural network
1

n computer architecture in which processors are connected in a manner suggestive of connections between neurons; can learn by trial and error

Synonyms:
neural net
Type of:
computer architecture
the art of assembling logical elements into a computing device; the specification of the relation between parts of a computer system

n any network of neurons or nuclei that function together to perform some function in the body

Synonyms:
neural net
Types:
RF, reticular formation
a complex neural network in the central core of the brainstem; monitors the state of the body and functions in such processes as arousal and sleep and attention and muscle tone
RAS, reticular activating system
the network in the reticular formation that serves an alerting or arousal function
Type of:
reticulum
any fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)

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