Some Comparisons of Networks with Radial and Kernel Units

  • Věra Kůrková
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7553)


Two types of computational models, radial-basis function networks with units having varying widths and kernel networks where all units have a fixed width, are investigated in the framework of scaled kernels. The impact of widths of kernels on approximation of multivariable functions, generalization modelled by regularization with kernel stabilizers, and minimization of error functionals is analyzed.


Radial and kernel networks universal approximation property fixed and varying widths minimization of error functionals stabilizers induced by kernels 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Věra Kůrková
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  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPragueCzech Republic

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