Predicting the Size of a Family Based upon the Demographic Status of that Family

  • Kanika Bahl
  • Rohitt Sharma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 10)


Size of a family is very much affected by the demographic factors of that family like education and occupation of family members. Socio-Economic status and type of a family also play a major role in determining the family size. Data of more than half a thousand families was studied to find an association between family size and the above listed factors. A neural network was trained using TRAINGD and LEARNGDM as the training and the learning adaptive functions respectively. Later, a GUI was developed for the easy prediction of family size.


Data mining Demographic status Family size Literacy rate Prediction Preprocessing Neural network nntool 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringLovely Professional UniversityPhagwaraIndia

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