8. Neural Networks

  1. Stéphane Tufféry

Published Online: 20 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979174.ch8

Data Mining and Statistics for Decision Making

Data Mining and Statistics for Decision Making

How to Cite

Tufféry, S. (2011) Neural Networks, in Data Mining and Statistics for Decision Making, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979174.ch8

Author Information

  1. University of Rennes, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470688298

Online ISBN: 9780470979174

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Keywords:

  • Neural networks;
  • General information on neural networks;
  • Some empirical rules for network design;
  • Data normalization;
  • Learning algorithms;
  • The main neural networks;
  • ‘architecture’ or ‘topology’;
  • multilayer perceptron (MLP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General information on neural networks

  • Structure of a neural network

  • Choosing the learning sample

  • Some empirical rules for network design

  • Data normalization

  • Learning algorithms

  • The main neural networks