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On the number of spurious memories in the Hopfield model

Bruck, Jehoshua and Roychowdhury, Vwani P. (1990) On the number of spurious memories in the Hopfield model. IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 36 (2). pp. 393-397. ISSN 0018-9448. doi:10.1109/18.52486.

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The outer-product method for programming the Hopfield model is discussed. The method can result in many spurious stable states-exponential in the number of vectors that are to be stored-even in the case when the vectors are orthogonal.

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Additional Information:© Copyright 1990 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Manuscript received March 28, 1989; revised August 1989. This work was supported in part by AFOSR under contract 88-0024A, the Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research under Contract N00014-86-K-0726, the SDIO/IST, managed by the Army Research Office under Contract DAAL03-87-K-0033, Rockwell International under Contract 6G3052, and the U.S. Army Research Contract DAAL03-86-K-0045. The material in this paper was presented in part at the IEEE Information Theory Symposium, San Diego, CA, January 14-19, 1990. The authors would like to thank Amir Dembo for introducing us to the problem.
Subject Keywords:content-addressable storage; information theory; neural nets
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