Evaluation-Based Topology Representing Network for Accurate Learning of Self-Organizing Relationship Network

  • Takeshi Yamakawa
  • Keiichi Horio
  • Takahiro Tanaka
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4232)


A Self-Organizing Relationship (SOR) network approximates a desirable input-output (I/O) relationship of a target system using I/O vector pairs and their evaluations. However, in the case where the topology of the network is different from that of the data set, the SOR network cannot precisely represent the topology of the data set and generate desirable outputs, because topology of the SOR network is fixed in one- or two dimensional surface during learning. On the other hand, a Topology Representing Network (TRN) precisely represents the topology of the data set by a graph using the Competitive Hebbian Learning. In this paper, we propose a novel method which represents topology of the data set with evaluation by creating a fusion of SOR network and TRN.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takeshi Yamakawa
    • 1
  • Keiichi Horio
    • 1
  • Takahiro Tanaka
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate school of Life Science and Systems EngineeringKyushu Institute of TechnologyFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.FANUC LTDOshino, YamanashiJapan

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