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Computation of Weighted Sum by Physical Wave Properties — Coding Problems by Unit Positions

  • I. Kumazawa
  • Y. Kure
Conference paper

Abstract

An architecture for neural computation is proposed. The costliest parts of neural computation: inter-unit-communication, weight representation, and weighted sum execution are all implemented by natures of wave propagation and interaction. As a result, unit interaction is realized without wires, weighted sum is executed without adders or multipliers, and the weight values are coded as unit positions. Some experimental results, which are based on software models of the wave natures, show that the approach provides a promising computation potential regardless of its limited ability to represent connection weights.

Keywords

Recurrent Neural Network Output Unit Neural Computation Weighting Mechanism Unit Position 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Kumazawa
    • 1
  • Y. Kure
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceTokyo Institute of TechnologyTokyo 152Japan

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