Edits 11/21/17: I think I misused the term ‘perceptron’ in this essay when referring to artificial neurons, apparently this term is reserved for a very specific type of early single layer network for linear classification and does not generalize to deeper networks / other activation functions. Removing references to ‘perceptron’ and replacing with the more generic ‘neuron’.

https://stats.stackexchange.com/questions/134401/what-is-the-difference-between-a-neural-network-and-a-perceptron

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