Evolutionarily Developed Neural Networks for Investment Strategies Construction

  • Janusz Morajda
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 19)


The study presents the idea of feedforward evolutionary neural network that utilizes (instead of classical training) a specific evolutionary procedure for network development. This procedure is responsible for network evolving, connections selection and weight values determination. Basic features of such networks and the algorithm of network development are submitted. Such a network has been applied to a problem of construction of investment strategy for Polish stock index WIG 20. The evolutionary network development process has been characterized and discussed. Relatively good results of application of generated by the network investment strategies have been obtained for the test data.


Basic Layer Return Rate Investment Strategy Network Development Bayesian Neural Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janusz Morajda
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  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceCracow University of EconomicsKrakówPoland

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