Performance Aspects of Stochastic Nonlinear System Classification by Pattern Recognition Methods

  • R. F. Hofstadter
  • G. N. Saridis


The feasibility of identifying an unknown nonlinear stochastic system as belonging to a class of such systems by use of pattern recognition methods has recently been demonstrated. This paper examines the performance aspects of the classification technique by means of a theoretical approximation to the Bayes minimum classification error. The error is shown to be strongly dependent upon the pattern vector dimension thus showing that the classification error can be controlled by appropriate choice of pattern dimension. Two detailed classification examples are included, the first of which may be compared to earlier experimental results to substantiate the approximations used.


Classification Error Sample Pattern Pattern Recognition Method Pattern Vector Pattern Dimension 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. F. Hofstadter
    • 1
  • G. N. Saridis
    • 1
  1. 1.Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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