Training of Multilayer Perceptron Neural Networks by Using Cellular Genetic Algorithms

  • M. Orozco-Monteagudo
  • A. Taboada-Crispí
  • A. Del Toro-Almenares
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4225)


This paper deals with a method for training neural networks by using cellular genetic algorithms (CGA). This method was implemented as software, CGANN-Trainer, which was used to generate binary classifiers for recognition of patterns associated with breast cancer images in a multi-objective optimization problem. The results reached by the CGA with the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Database, and the Wisconsin Diagnostic Breast Cancer Database, were compared with some other methods previously reported using the same databases, proving to be an interesting alternative.


Neural networks genetic algorithms cellular automata multi-objective classification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Orozco-Monteagudo
    • 1
  • A. Taboada-Crispí
    • 1
  • A. Del Toro-Almenares
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Studies on Electronics and Information TechnologiesUniversidad Central de Las VillasSanta ClaraCuba

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