GA-RBF: A Self-Optimising RBF Network
The effects of a neural network’s topology on its performance are well known, yet the question of finding optimal configurations automatically remains largely open. This paper proposes a solution to this problem for RBF networks. A self-optimising approach, driven by an evolutionary strategy, is taken. The algorithm uses output information and a computationally efficient approximation of RBF networks to optimise the K-means clustering process by co-evolving the two determinant parameters of the network’s layout: the number of centroids and the centroids’ positions. Empirical results demonstrate promise.
KeywordsGenetic Algorithm Hide Layer Radial Basis Function Network Genetic Algorithm Population Localize Receptive Field
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