Figure 2.8 and equation 2.24

Don't understand figure 2.8
As input to the output node y, what does w5 get multiplied by? Is it (w1*x1+w3*x2+b1) or is it 1/(1+exp(-z)) where z is (w1*x1+w3*x2+b1)?

Answers and follow-up questions

Answer or follow-up question 1

Dear student,

The latter option (i.e., alpha of z, as opposed to z).

Michel Ballings

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