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Determination of the topology and weights of the feedforward ANN by genetic evolution
Author(s): Xiaodong Tang; Jie-Gu Li
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Paper Abstract

This paper proposes an evolutionary based method to design the feedforward Artificial Neural Networks (ANN). The Evolutionary Programming method evolves concurrently the topology and weight distribution of ANN, accelerates the rate of convergence of the solution obtained, and approaches the global optimal solution, then BP is used to train the exact weight values. The experiments demonstrate the method is promising.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 April 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3077, Applications and Science of Artificial Neural Networks III, (4 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271499
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Xiaodong Tang, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Jie-Gu Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3077:
Applications and Science of Artificial Neural Networks III
Steven K. Rogers, Editor(s)

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