Multi Criteria Decision Methods for Coordinating Case-Based Agents

  • Beatriz López
  • Carles Pous
  • Pablo Gay
  • Albert Pla
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5774)


There is an increasing interest on ensemble learning since it reduces the bias-variance problem of several classifiers. In this paper we approach an ensemble learning method in a multi-agent environment. Particularly, we use genetic algorithms to learnt weights in a boosting scenario where several case-based reasoning agents cooperate. In order to deal with the genetic algorithm results, we propose several multi-criteria decision making methods. We experimentally test the methods proposed in a breast cancer diagnosis database.


Ensemble Learning Case-Based Reasoning Multi Criteria Decision Making 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beatriz López
    • 1
  • Carles Pous
    • 1
  • Pablo Gay
    • 1
  • Albert Pla
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GironaGironaSpain

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