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Scene evaluation using a pulse-coupled neural network (PCNN)
Author(s): Frank T. Allen; Jason M. Kinser; H. John Caulfield
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Paper Abstract

We introduce a new concept called a pulse-coupled neural network (PCNN). This system works by inputting a two dimensional image into the PCNN. The PCNN iterates over a set of five equations generating an output of summed pulses versus time. The output is solely dependent on the shape and the intensity of the image input into the network.

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Date Published: 28 August 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2565, Optical Implementation of Information Processing, (28 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.217663
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Frank T. Allen, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
Jason M. Kinser, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)
H. John Caulfield, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2565:
Optical Implementation of Information Processing
Bahram Javidi; Joseph L. Horner, Editor(s)

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