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This ebook offers a finished overview of the works within the quickly evolving box of neural networks and mind reports. Its goal is two-fold: to assist physicists getting into this box to get a broader view of the context of a site, in addition to to aid scientists of different disciplines to arrive a greater knowing of the physicists' contributions inside a context of views they could relate to. incorporated within the quantity are sixty eight chosen reprints to supply the quantity with either breadth and intensity. it's geared up into five sections and 22 chapters, either the sections and chapters being preceded by way of introductory reviews through the editors.

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