CS63 Artificial Intelligence

Week 6: Journal Questions

Answer the following questions for Monday's reading on Perceptrons (review Mitchell ch. 1 pgs 22-32)

  1. Define what a perceptron is in your own words.
  2. In what ways are the "artificial neural networks" we're studying here similar to actual brains? In what ways are they different?
Answer the following questions for Wednesdays's reading on Neural Networks (Mitchell ch. 2)
  1. A multi-layer neural network consists of a set of connected units. In what ways are these units similar to and different from perceptrons?
  2. We have used the term back-propagation with respect to MCTS, what does it mean with respect to multi-layer neural networks?