How did neural networks suddenly get so popular in modelling?

Sep 29th, 2015
Anonymous
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Engineering
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Determining the parameters - layers, nodes, etc - are insanely difficult, and thus they fell out of favour in the 90s. Why is it suddenly getting used by so many big data / machine learning firms, and how did they solve the difficult problem of determining the parameters to use in the neural network.

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