We discuss the use of Radial Basis Functions for use in neural networks for hand-printed character recognition. The results are expected to apply to other applications of neural networks for classifying input patterns.
James L. Blue,
"Computational experience with radial basis function networks", Proc. SPIE 1966, Science of Artificial Neural Networks II, (19 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152640; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.152640