An Artificial Neuron with Quantum Mechanical Properties
Quantum computation uses microscopic quantum level effects to perform computational tasks and has produced results that in some cases are exponentially faster than their classical counterparts. Choosing the best weights for a neural network is a time consuming problem that makes the harnessing of this ‘quantum parallelism’ appealing. This paper briefly covers necessary high-level quantum theory and introduces a model for a quantum neuron.
KeywordsWeight Vector Weight Space Probability Amplitude Linear Superposition Artificial Neuron
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