Ambient Temperature Modelling through Traditional and Soft Computing Methods

  • Francesco Ceravolo
  • Matteo De Felice
  • Stefano Pizzuti
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5271)


This paper presents a new hybrid approach based both on traditional and soft computing techniques to provide ambient temperature for those places where such a datum is not available. Indeed, we combine neural networks with the nearest neighbouring algorithm; we use a fuzzy logic decision maker and later compare the results of each single technique to the hybrid one. Experiments have been performed on several Italian places; results have shown a remarkable improvement in accuracy compared to single methods.


Neural Networks Fuzzy Logic Nearest Neighbour algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Ceravolo
    • 1
  • Matteo De Felice
    • 1
  • Stefano Pizzuti
    • 1
  1. 1.E.N.E.A. – Casaccia R.C.RomeItaly

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