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Biological Cybernetics

, Volume 44, Issue 2, pp 135–140 | Cite as

Analysis of a simple self-organizing process

  • Teuvo Kohonen
Article

Abstract

This paper contains mathematical results relating to a recently discovered self-organizing process. In particular, an analysis of two partial processes is presented. In the first one, a set of numerical representations assumes the correct order, and in the second one the final map of the representations converges to its asymptotic form.

Keywords

Correct Order Asymptotic Form Numerical Representation Mathematical Result Partial Process 
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© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Teuvo Kohonen
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  1. 1.Department of Technical PhysicsHelsinki University of TechnologyEspooFinland

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