Explainable Hopfield Neural Networks Using an Automatic Video-Generation System

Rubio-Manzano, Clemente; Segura-Navarrete, Alejandra; Martinez-Araneda, Claudia; Vidal-Castro, Christian


Hopfield Neural Networks (HNNs) are recurrent neural networks used to implement associative memory. They can be applied to pattern recognition, optimization, or image segmentation. However, sometimes it is not easy to provide the users with good explanations about the results obtained with them due to mainly the large number of changes in the state of neurons (and their weights) produced during a problem of machine learning. There are currently limited techniques to visualize, verbalize, or abstract HNNs. This paper outlines how we can construct automatic video-generation systems to explain its execution. This work constitutes a novel approach to obtain explainable artificial intelligence systems in general and HNNs in particular building on the theory of data-to-text systems and software visualization approaches. We present a complete methodology to build these kinds of systems. Software architecture is also designed, implemented, and tested. Technical details about the implementation are also detailed and explained. We apply our approach to creating a complete explainer video about the execution of HNNs on a small recognition problem. Finally, several aspects of the videos generated are evaluated (quality, content, motivation and design/presentation).

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Título según WOS: Explainable Hopfield Neural Networks Using an Automatic Video-Generation System
Título de la Revista: APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL
Volumen: 11
Número: 13
Editorial: MDPI
Fecha de publicación: 2021


Notas: ISI