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What are artificial neural networks?

Artificial neural networks have been applied to problems ranging from speech recognition to prediction of protein secondary structure, classification of cancers and gene prediction. How do they work and what might they be good for?

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Krogh, A. What are artificial neural networks?. Nat Biotechnol 26, 195–197 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt1386

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