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A New Architecture For 2-D Array Neural Nets With An Electro-Optical Implementation
Author(s): Fathi M. A. Salam; Yiwen Wang
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Paper Abstract

A new formulation for the processing of 2-D array images is introduced. The formulation is based on neural networks; consequently it possesses inherent fault-tolerance capabilities and exhibits impressive processing powers. The formulation essentially processes the 2-D input array to: (i) undergo two matrix multiplications, and then (ii) be processed via the usual thresholding and feedback which are characteristic of neural nets. Then an electro-optical implementation of our formulation is described. The implementation includes adaptations of the available incoherent optical techniques for the real-time multiplication of multiple matrices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 December 1989
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0977, Real-Time Signal Processing XI, (16 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.948559
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Fathi M. A. Salam, Michigan State University (United States)
Yiwen Wang, Michigan State University (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0977:
Real-Time Signal Processing XI
J. P. Letellier, Editor(s)

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