# Neural Networks

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This "neuron" is a computational unit that takes as input <math>x_1, x_2, x_3</math> (and a +1 intercept term), and | This "neuron" is a computational unit that takes as input <math>x_1, x_2, x_3</math> (and a +1 intercept term), and | ||

- | outputs <math>h_{W,b}(x) = f(W^Tx) = f(\sum_{i=1}^3 W_{i}x_i +b)</math>, where <math>f : \Re \mapsto \Re</math> is | + | outputs <math>\textstyle h_{W,b}(x) = f(W^Tx) = f(\sum_{i=1}^3 W_{i}x_i +b)</math>, where <math>f : \Re \mapsto \Re</math> is |

called the '''activation function'''. In these notes, we will choose | called the '''activation function'''. In these notes, we will choose | ||

<math>f(\cdot)</math> to be the sigmoid function: | <math>f(\cdot)</math> to be the sigmoid function: |