Prediction of Tropical Storms Using Self-organizing Incremental Neural Networks and Error Evaluation

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10636)


In this paper, we propose a route prediction method that uses a self-organizing incremental neural network (SOINN). For the training and testing of the neural network, only the latitude and longitude of the tropical storm and atmospheric information around East Asia are required. Our proposed method can predict the movement of a tropical storm with only a short calculation time, and the prediction accuracy is close to the accuracy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. This paper describes the algorithm used for the neural network training, the process for handling the data sets and the method used to predict the storm trajectory. Additionally, experimental results that indicate the performance of our method are presented in the results section.


Self-organizing incremental neural network Meteorology Natural disaster Tropical storm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Systems and Control EngineeringTokyo Institute of TechnologyYokohamaJapan

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