## Abstract

The paper shows how a feedforward neural network defined by a set of m binary examples of n bits each, can be determined by a novel constructive algorithm (which determines the number of layers, the number of neurons in each layer and the synaptic weights of a particular neural network). For doing that, the optimisation criteria of the new algorithm can be chosen from the following: (i) the area of the circuit A; (ii) the AT^{2} complexity measure of VLSI; (iii) the delay T; or (iv) the maximum fan-in for a gate A. As a result the neural network which is build can be optimised for mapping onto a FPGA. By considering the maximum fan-in of one neuron as a parameter, we proceed to show its influence on the area, and suggest how to obtain a full class of solutions. We also compare our results with other constructive algorithms and benchmark it on the classical “two spirals problem.” Conclusions and some open problems are closing the paper.

Original language | English |
---|---|

Title of host publication | From Natural to Artificial Neural Computation - International Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks, Proceedings |

Editors | Jose Mira, Francisco Sandoval |

Publisher | Springer Verlag |

Pages | 822-829 |

Number of pages | 8 |

ISBN (Print) | 3540594973, 9783540594970 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 1995 |

Externally published | Yes |

Event | 3rd International Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 1995 - Malaga-Torremolinos, Spain Duration: Jun 7 1995 → Jun 9 1995 |

### Publication series

Name | Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics) |
---|---|

Volume | 930 |

ISSN (Print) | 0302-9743 |

ISSN (Electronic) | 1611-3349 |

### Other

Other | 3rd International Workshop on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 1995 |
---|---|

Country/Territory | Spain |

City | Malaga-Torremolinos |

Period | 6/7/95 → 6/9/95 |

## ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Theoretical Computer Science
- General Computer Science

## Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Optimal mapping of neural networks onto FPGAs^{1}- A new constructive algorithm'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.