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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61–68
Number of pages8
JournalThe Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1997

Abstract

Bayesian techniques have been developed over many years in a range of different fields, but have only recently been applied to the problem of learning in neural networks. As well as providing a consistent framework for statistical pattern recognition, the Bayesian approach offers a number of practical advantages including a solution to the problem of over-fitting. This article provides an introductory overview of the application of Bayesian methods to neural networks. It assumes the reader is familiar with standard feed-forward network models and how to train them using conventional techniques.

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