Im training an AlexNet and for AlexNets they normally use as activation function the basic ReLU.

Here my AlexNet:

```
class AlexNet(nn.Module):
def __init__(self, num_classes=2):
super(AlexNet, self).__init__()
self.features = nn.Sequential(
nn.Conv2d(3, 64, kernel_size=11, stride=4, padding=2),
nn.ReLU(inplace=True),
nn.MaxPool2d(kernel_size=3, stride=2),
nn.Conv2d(64, 192, kernel_size=5, padding=2),
nn.ReLU(inplace=True),
nn.MaxPool2d(kernel_size=3, stride=2),
nn.Conv2d(192, 384, kernel_size=3, padding=1),
nn.ReLU(inplace=True),
nn.Conv2d(384, 256, kernel_size=3, padding=1),
nn.ReLU(inplace=True),
nn.Conv2d(256, 256, kernel_size=3, padding=1),
nn.ReLU(inplace=True),
nn.MaxPool2d(kernel_size=3, stride=2),
)
self.classifier = nn.Sequential(
nn.Dropout(),
nn.Linear(256 * 7 * 7, 4096),
nn.ReLU(inplace=True),
nn.Dropout(),
nn.Linear(4096, 4096),
nn.ReLU(inplace=True),
nn.Linear(4096, num_classes),
)
def forward(self, x):
x = self.features(x)
x = x.view(x.size(0), 256 * 7 * 7)
x = self.classifier(x)
return x
```

**How is it possible that this net structure produces negative outputs ?**

As input I got normalize images in 256x256. The images got negative and positive values after normalizing but that should not be the reason why the net outputs negative values. When they are still negative values after the first convolution layer the ReLU should transform all negative values to zero or Im I completely wrong ?