A Neural Tree Network Ensemble Mode for Disease Classification

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)


A neural tree network ensemble model is proposed for classification which is an important research field in data mining and machine learning. Firstly, establishes each single neural tree network by using an improved hybrid breeder genetic programming, and then more neural tree networks are combined to form the final classification model by the idea of ensemble learning. Simulation results on two disease classification problems show that this model is effective for the classification, and has better performance in classification precision, feature selection and structure simplification, especially for classification with multi-class attributes.


Neural tree network Breeder genetic programming Ensemble learning Disease classification 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Management Science and EngineeringShandong Normal UniversityJinanChina

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