Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2020, Page: 24-30
Use of Virtual Forward Propagation Network Model to Translate Analog Components
Muhammad Sana Ullah, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland, USA
William Brickner, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland, USA
Emadelden Fouad, Department of Natural Sciences, Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland, USA
Received: Jun. 1, 2020;       Accepted: Jun. 17, 2020;       Published: Jul. 17, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.cssp.20200901.13      View  172      Downloads  48
Neural computing is an emerging research topic today due to its massive increase in demand and applications for machine learning. In this virtual simulation research work, using a free software, a program has been trained a neural network model and translate its functionality into the hardware. In the context of analog neural network, this research seeks to verify a shift sigmoid function that can approximate the transfer function of CMOS inverter. By showing this approximation accurately and reducing the number of components, it would help to implement the neural network based integrated chips. A conciliation is selected for the distance matric of the proposed function. This distance metric between the given CMOS transfer function and the shifted sigmoid function is minimized using the gradient descent. However, this approximate transfer function of CMOS inverter is chosen to verify in a three-layer perceptron networks. The network topology randomly generates weights to provide a diverse set of truth tables. We report two networks whose weights are chosen randomly using a back propagation algorithm due to volatile nature of the network topology and the activation function. The results of this research conclude that the transfer function of CMOS inverter is able to approximate the CMOS transfer function adequately for the purposes of these perceptron networks.
Analog Components, Artificial Neural Network, Machine Learning, Universal Gates, Virtual Network
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Muhammad Sana Ullah, William Brickner, Emadelden Fouad, Use of Virtual Forward Propagation Network Model to Translate Analog Components, Science Journal of Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing. Vol. 9, No. 1, 2020, pp. 24-30. doi: 10.11648/j.cssp.20200901.13
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