Welcome to the International Neural Network Society Membership Survey

We're interested in learning about your experience as a member of INNS. You will be offered a digital Visa gift card for completing this survey.

The estimated time to complete this survey is 10 minutes.

The information we collect from you is meant for internal use only and will not be shared with 3rd parties.

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* 2. Current Grade

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* 3. Please enter your INNS member number.

Your member number allows us to confirm that you are a member of INNS.

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* 4. For approximately how many years have you been a member of the International Neural Network Society (INNS)?

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* 5. Which one of the following technical interests best correlates with your PRIMARY reason for joining INNS?

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* 6. Which one of the following technical interests best correlates with your SECONDARY reason for joining INNS?

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* 7. What are your primary reasons for joining and maintaining your membership in INNS?

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* 8. How satisfied are you with INNS in meeting your needs with regard to your primary reasons for joining and maintaining membership?

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* 9. Please explain why you were less than satisfied.

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* 10. Have you been contacted by INNS for any reason in the past 12 months?

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* 11. The INNS Good News newsletter is sent to the member mailing list every other month and contains news from the society and its members. Over the past 12 months, how many of the 6 newsletters did you read?

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* 12. How much of a typical INNS Good News newsletter do you read or look through?

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* 13. The Neural Networks Journal is published 12 times per year and provides a forum for developing and nurturing an international community of scholars and practitioners who are interested in all aspects of neural networks. Over the past 12 months, how many of these 12 issues did you view in print or online?

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* 14. How much of a typical issue of Neural Networks Journal do you read or look through?

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* 15. How valuable do you find each of the Neural Networks Journal to your job and your career?

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* 16. Which of the following INNS Conferences have you personally attended in the past 4 years?

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* 17. What are your primary reasons for attending INNS Conferences?

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* 18. How valuable do you find attendance at INNS Conferences to your job and your career?

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* 19. Why have you NOT attended an INNS conference in-person in the past 4 years?

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* 20. How likely are you to attend an INNS conference in-person in the next 2 years?

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* 21. Which of the following other conferences have you personally attended?

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* 22. INNS has three Sections: Autonomous Machine Learning, Big Data, and Explainable AI. Each Section is formed as a vehicle to organize events and discussion about a current topic in neural networks.

Prior to this survey, were you aware of any INNS Sections?

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* 23. Have you ever participated in an INNS Section?

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* 24. If you answered Yes to Question 23, how valuable do (or did) you find participating in an INNS Section to your job and your career?

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* 25. INNS has awards and grants specifically for students and early career researchers. Prior to this survey, were you aware of these opportunities for students and early career researchers?

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* 26. In your opinion, how valuable to the field of neural networks is the INNS awards and grants for students and early career researchers?

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* 27. Listed below are the major benefits of INNS membership. How important is each to you?

  1 Not at all important 2 3 4 5 Very important
Neural Networks Journal
INNS Conferences
INNS Sections
INNS Awards and Grants

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* 28. How satisfied are you with the job INNS is doing in each area?

  1 Not at all satisfied 2 3 4 5 Very satisfied Do not know/Not applicable
Neural Networks Journal
INNS Conferences
INNS Sections
INNS Awards and Grants

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* 29. Overall, how satisfied are you with your INNS membership?

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* 30. How much do you agree or disagree that INNS membership is a good value for the price?

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* 31. How likely is it that you will renew your membership to INNS next time it comes due?

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* 32. In what ways, if any, could INNS most improve the value it provides to its members?

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* 33. How interested would you be in INNS programs and publications devoted to the following areas of neural networks?

  1 Not at all interested 2 3 4 5 Very interested
Explainable AI
Federated Learning for Sensitive Data Analysis
Security for AI
Ethical and societal implications of neural networks and AI
Graph Neural Networks

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* 34. What other societies and other professional organizations do you currently belong to?

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* 35. Generally speaking, how do you rate INNS compared to these other societies or organizations?

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* 36. What one option most closely matches your job function/title?

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* 37. How likely is it that you would recommend INNS membership to a colleague?

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* 38. What is your age?

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* 39. Are you connected with INNS on the following social media platforms?

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* 40. If you have any other comments or suggestions, please add them here.

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* 41. We have a gift for you! Enter your information below to receive a digital Visa gift card from INNS. INNS will verify you are a current or previous INNS member prior to sending a gift card.

Please enter your first name.

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* 42. Please enter your email address.

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* 43. Would you like to receive news and updates from INNS via email?

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