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    Globally convergent modification of the quickprop method

    Vrahatis, M.N. and Magoulas, George and Plagianakos, V.P. (2000) Globally convergent modification of the quickprop method. Neural Processing Letters 12 (2), pp. 159-170. ISSN 1370-4621.

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    A mathematical framework for the convergence analysis of the well-known Quickprop method is described. Furthermore, we propose a modification of this method that exhibits improved convergence speed and stability, and, at the same time, alleviates the use of heuristic learning parameters. Simulations are conducted to compare and evaluate the performance of the new modified Quickprop algorithm with various popular training algorithms. The results of the experiments indicate that the increased convergence rates achieved by the proposed algorithm, affect by no means its generalization capability and stability.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2021 11:08
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:51


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