Multi-criterion Pareto based particle swarm optimized polynomial neural network for classification: A review and state-of-the-art

S. Dehuri, S. B. Cho

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In this paper, we proposed a multi-objective Pareto based particle swarm optimization (MOPPSO) to minimize the architectural complexity and maximize the classification accuracy of a polynomial neural network (PNN). To support this, we provide an extensive review of the literature on multi-objective particle swarm optimization and PNN. Classification using PNN can be considered as a multi-objective problem rather than as a single objective one. Measures like classification accuracy and architectural complexity used for evaluating PNN based classification can be thought of as two different conflicting criterions. Using these two metrics as the criteria of classification problem, the proposed MOPPSO technique attempts to find out a set of non-dominated solutions with less complex PNN architecture and high classification accuracy. An extensive experimental study has been carried out to compare the importance and effectiveness of the proposed method with the chosen state-of-the-art multi-objective particle swarm optimization (MOPSO) algorithm using several benchmark datasets. A comprehensive bibliography is included for further enhancement of this area.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-40
Number of pages22
JournalComputer Science Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Feb

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors would like to thank Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India for financial support under the BOYSCAST fellowship 2007–2008 and Brain Korea 21 project on Next Generation Mobile Software at Yonsei University, South Korea.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)

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