The Unintentional Neural Network Programming Language
The programming language Erlang has a perfect 1:1 mapping to the problem domain of developing neural network computational intelligence based systems. Erlang was created to develop distributed, process based, message passing paradigm oriented, robust, fault tolerant, concurrent systems. All of these features are exactly what a programming language created specifically for developing neural network based systems would have. In this chapter I make claims to why Erlang is such a perfect choice for the development of distributed computational intelligence systems, and how the features of this programming language map perfectly to the features needed by a neural network programming language. In this chapter I briefly discuss my reasons for considering Erlang to be, though unintentionally so, the quintessential neural network programming language.
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