Accession Number:

ADD018946

Title:

System and Method for Determining Class Discrimination Features.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 23 Aug 96, patented 31 Mar 98,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1998-03-31

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A system for generating a minimal artificial neural network ANN architecture having as inputs the minimal number of features necessary to discriminate between event classes. A network generator generates an initial ANN architecture. A training processor generates a trained ANN by training the initial ANN to a desired degree of accuracy. A pruning processor prunes the trained ANN by removing interconnections and nodes from the trained ANN. The training processor and pruning processor continue to train and prune the ANN until a minimal network architecture having the class discrimination features as its only inputs is obtained.

Subject Categories:

  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE