A Novel Recursive Algorithm for Training RBF Networks

  • Peng Zhou
  • Zhu Yang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 288)


A recursive learning algorithm is presented for basis selection of radial basis function (RBF) neural network. It is based on an adaptive kernel width algorithm, which can select basis functions recursively in the nonorthogonal space and assign an appropriate number of hidden units of RBF network. This also makes the model structure independent of the selected term sequence and assures an optimal RBF network even if the RBF original basis is nonorthogonal. Its effectiveness is demonstrated by the simulated results.


Radial basis function Bayesian information criterion Recursive 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Optical Communication Technologies and NetworksWuhan Research Institute of Posts and TelecommunicationsWuhanChina

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