Multi-objective Evolutionary Optimization of Neural Networks for Virtual Reality Visual Data Mining: Application to Hydrochemistry

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ConferenceProceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2007), August 12-17, 2007., Orlando, Florida, USA
AbstractA method for the construction of Virtual Reality spaces for visual data mining using multi-objective optimization with genetic algorithms on neural networks is presented. Two neural network layers (output and last hidden) are used for the construction of simultaneous solutions for: a supervised classification of data patterns and the computation of two unsupervised similarity structure preservation measures between the original data matrix and its image in the new space. A set of spaces is constructed from selected solutions along the Pareto front which enables the understanding of the internal properties of the data based on visual inspection of non-dominating spaces with different properties. This strategy represents a conceptual improvement over spaces computed by single-objective optimization. The presented approach is domain independent and is illustrated with an application to the study of hydrochemical properties of ice and water samples from the Arctic.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Information Technology; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number49296
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