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Re: Kohonen networks and internals
Hi, I found Kohonen's description of his stuff very accessible in the paper
on the phonetic typewriter:
Kohonen, T. (1988). The 'neural' phonetic typewriter. Computer,
"Randall C. O'Reilly" wrote:
> Robert.Land@t-online.de (robert_wilhelm_land) writes:
> > It would be rather helpful to understand the SOFM's in a deeper way
> > before starting to work with them.
> > Having an awful trouble in reading and understanding Kohonens book I
> > would like to ask the list maintainers to permit me in asking and
> > taking some chapters out of "Self-Organizing Maps" , 2nd edition into
> > discussion - at least for this period of low traffic. It might help to
> > maintain pdp++ by more users.
> This might be OK, but I do think that there are some better treatments
> of this material in the literature that might make that unnecessary.
> For example, the chapters in Hertz, Krough, & Palmer, though somewhat
> brief, are fairly clear. Perhaps others on the list have other
> suggestions for good recent treatments? BTW, I found the Kohonen
> presentation of his ideas not particularly easy to understand too.
> - Randy