ANN resources on the Internet

A huge number of internet resources are devoted to artificial neural networks. This page is just a small collection of starting points -- you can find more through the usual search machines.

Sources of online information about ANNs suggested in this document:

  1. Other lists
  2. Tutorials
  3. FAQs
  4. Software tools
  5. Source code
  6. Repositories
  7. ANN societies

1. Other lists of ANN-related resources

Many lists are much more complete and updated more often than this one. Surfing around on them will give you a good idea of what's out there.

2. Tutorials

Some people have published online tutorials and course notes. For example:

3. FAQs

Several Usenet newsgroups feature discussions of various aspects of neural networks. The main one is (if you have news access) Its FAQ is here). There are many others. Find their FAQs by doing a search for "neural network" at

4. Software tools for developing NNs

Here are a few of the major software tools packages. Check NEuroNet, FUNET etc. for more.

5. ANN source code

If you're writing a neural network program, you might want to look at some code other people have written.  Here are just a few examples:

6. Repositories

Some big software repositories have packages you can download.

7. Some ANN societies

Useful for locating publications and conference information.

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Last updated 21 April 1999 by Alix Herrmann