Ensembles of Artificial Neural Networks for Predicting Economic Situation of Small and Medium Enterprises

  • Andrzej Burda
  • Barbara Kuczmowska
  • Zdzisław S. Hippe
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 45)


Results of predicting an economic and financial situation of small and medium size enterprises from Lubelskie and Podkarpackie regions are presented. As opposed to other research in this field, the micro-macro (mezzo-) modeling concept was used. The results of prediction using neural perceptrons and two types of ensembles of artificial neural networks were compared. Some conclusions and directions of further research aiming at improving quality and extending the functionalism of enterprises being investigated are dealt with.


Neural Model Probabilistic Neural Network Prediction Horizon Bayesian Belief Network Neural Network Ensemble 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrzej Burda
    • 1
  • Barbara Kuczmowska
    • 1
  • Zdzisław S. Hippe
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Management and Public Administration in ZamośćZamośćPoland
  2. 2.University of Information Technology and Management in RzeszówRzeszówPoland

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