People always hope for the best, even in the face of adversity. This saying is from “An Essay on Man,” by Alexander Pope.
People will keep on hoping, no matter what the odds. For example, I keep buying lottery tickets—hope springs eternal. This expression was coined by Alexander Pope (An Essay on Man, 1732) and quickly became proverbial.
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[hohp-wel, -wuh l] /ˈhoʊp wɛl, -wəl/ noun 1. a city in E Virginia, on the James River. [hohp-wel, -wuh l] /ˈhoʊp wɛl, -wəl/ adjective, Archaeology. 1. of or relating to an advanced mound-building and agricultural Amerindian culture 100 b.c.–a.d. 400, centered in Ohio and Illinois and characterized by geometric earthworks, many large conical or dome-shaped […]
- Hopfield model
- Hopfield network
artificial intelligence (Or “Hopfield model”) A kind of neural network investigated by John Hopfield in the early 1980s. The Hopfield network has no special input or output neurons (see McCulloch-Pitts), but all are both input and output, and all are connected to all others in both directions (with equal weights in the two directions). Input […]