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Key Business Analytics by Bernard Marr

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Neural network analysis

What is it?

In order to understand what neural network analysis is we need first to know what a neural network is. Essentially, a neural network is a computer program modelled on the human brain which can process a huge amount of information and identify patterns in a similar way that we do. Many neural networks also learn as they process like we do and as such they improve over time.

Neural network analysis is therefore the process of analysing the mathematical modelling that makes up a neural network. This analytics technique is particularly useful if you have a large amount of data. Because neural networks recognise patterns and learn to improve their recognition ability, their insights can help make predictions. ...

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