An FPGA-Based Smart Classifier for Decision Support Systems

  • Flora Amato
  • Mario Barbareschi
  • Valentina Casola
  • Antonino Mazzeo
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 511)


In recent years, the accuracy and performance of decision support systems have become a bottleneck in many monitoring applications. As for the accuracy, different classification algorithms are available but the overall performance are related to the specific software implementation. In this paper we propose a novel hardware implementation to fasten a decision tree classifier. We also present the evaluation of our architecture by putting in evidence the positive performance results obtained with the proposed implementation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Flora Amato
    • 1
  • Mario Barbareschi
    • 1
  • Valentina Casola
    • 1
  • Antonino Mazzeo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering and Information TechnologyUniversity of Naples Federico IINapoliItaly

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