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A Nonbinary Neural Network Design
September 1993 (vol. 42 no. 9)
pp. 1132-1135

In earlier studies a distributed neural network, referred to as a neuromic array, was introduced. The earlier designs were restricted to binary alphabets. The present study loosens this restriction by demonstrating the design extension to the quartic case. A natural morphism between the quartic valued and binary valued vector spaces is used to establish a design equivalence between the two settings. This correspondence compares the robustness and performance of equivalent binary and quartic designs.

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Index Terms:
nonbinary; neural network; neuromic array; distributed neural network; quartic case; robustness; performance; binary; neural nets.
W.A. Porter, Xiaoyan Zheng, "A Nonbinary Neural Network Design," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 42, no. 9, pp. 1132-1135, Sept. 1993, doi:10.1109/12.241601
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