This report is written by Steﬀen Nissen as a graduate project on DIKU
. AssociateProfessor Klaus Hansen is connected to the project as supervisor.The source code for this project can be found on the internet address:http://softman.dk/˜lukesky/fann/. Furthermore the source code is also located inappendix B. The library will be releasedunder the LGPL licence [FSF, 1999] accom-panied by this report. It will be released as a SourceForge.net project [OSDN, 2003]on the internet address: http://SourceForge.net/projects/fann/, shortly after thecompletion of this report.A CD-ROM accompanies this report, when delivered as a graduate project. Theroot of the CD-ROM consist of this report as a PDF ﬁle, a small README ﬁleand a directory called
. This directory contains the entire CVS structure usedwhile creating this library and report, I will now describe the important directoriesin this CVS:
Contains all the material used in the report, including some of the articlesused for writing this report.
Contains the ANN libraries and programs, which was used for the bench-marks.
Contains the source for the fann library and the ﬁles generated during thebenchmarks.
Contains the test and benchmark programs.
Contains the datasets used for the quality benchmarks.
DIKU: Datalogisk Institut Københavns Universitet, Department of Computer Science Univer-sity of Copenhagen