Similarity Retrieval from Time-Series Tropical Cyclone Observations Using a Neural Weighting Generator for Forecasting Modeling

  • Bo Feng
  • James N. K. Liu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3683)


Building a forecasting model for time-series data is a tough but very valuable research topic in recent years. High variation of time-series features must be considered appropriately for an accurate prediction. For weather forecasting, which is continuous, dynamic and chaotic, it’s difficult to extract the most important information present in the knowledge base and determine the importance of each feature. In this paper, taking tropical cyclone (TC) as an example, we present an integrated similarity retrieval model to forecast the intensity of a tropical cyclone using neural network, which is adopted to generate a set of appropriate weights for various associated features of a tropical cyclone. A time adjustment function is used for time-series consideration. The experimental results show that this integrated approach can achieve a better performance.


Tropical Cyclone Hide Unit Input Unit Observation Sample Tropical Cyclone Intensity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bo Feng
    • 1
  • James N. K. Liu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computingthe Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

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