Construction of Sequential Classifier Based on MacArthur’s Overlapping Niches Model

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 233)


This paper presents the problem of building the sequential model of the classification task. In our approach the structure of the model is built in the learning phase of classification. In this paper a split criterion based on the MacArthur’s overlapping niches model is proposed. The MacArthur’s overlapping niches distribution is created for each row of the confusion matrix. The split criterion is associated with the analysis of the received distributions. The obtained results were verified on ten data sets. Nine data sets come from UCI repository and one is a real-life data set.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Systems and Computer NetworksWroclaw University of TechnologyWroclawPoland

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