A New Method of Multilayer Perceptron Encoding

  • Emmanuel Blindauer
  • Jerzy Korczak
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2723)

4 Conclusion

The experiments have confirmed that, firstly by encoding the network topology and weights the search space is affined; secondly, by the inheritence of connection weights, the learning stage is speeded up considerably. The presented method generates efficient networks in a shorter time compared to actual methods. The new encoding scheme improves the effectiveness of evolutionary process: weights of the neural network included in the genetic encoding scheme and good genetics operators give acceptable results.


Neural Network Network Topology Encode Scheme Crossover Operator Learning Stage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emmanuel Blindauer
    • 1
  • Jerzy Korczak
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire des Sciences de l’Image, de l’Informatique et de la Télédétection, UMR7005CNRSIllkirchFrance

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