[Illinois]: Big Mess

This tool stimulates the pulse or step response of a neural network with ten input and ten output units that are randomly connected.

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Published on 05 Aug 2013 All versions

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A neuron receives many inputs using its dendrites. Dendrites do not merely collect the synaptic inputs to a neuron but are capable of complex forms of input processing known as synaptic integration. For simplicity, we will use our neural units to approximate dendritic processing simply by computing the weighted sum of their inputs.


Anastasio, Thomas J. Tutorial on Neural Systems Modeling. Sunderland: Sinauer Associates, 2010. Print.

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  • (C) 2013 Thomas Anastasio and Bara Saadah
  • Bara Saadah (2014), "[Illinois]: Big Mess," http://nanohub.org/resources/bigmess. (DOI: 10.21981/D3MS3K184).

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