Training of the Artificial Neural Networks using States of Matter Search Algorithm

Keywords: Artificial neural networks, training of artificial neural networks, states of matter search algorithm, optimization, feed-forward artificial neural networks


In recent years, technology has been developing very rapidly in the field of artificial intelligence. In this development, Artificial neural networks (ANNs) have taken a huge place. The human brain has an excellent understanding structure. The brain makes this understanding through neuron cells. ANN aims to solve some complex problems by establishing the perception structure of human over neurons in the computer environment. ANN has the ability to learn using inputs and expected outputs. In order to do this, weight values in ANN are constantly updated according to the inputs and expected outputs. Thus, weight values are tried to be kept at an optimum level. Therefore, this problem is an optimization problem. In this study, the State of Matter Search meta-heuristic algorithm was used to optimize the weight values in ANN, called SMS-MLP. In the experiments, 5 classification datasets (xor, balloon, iris, breast cancer, heart) were used. The SMS-MLP algorithm was compared with the previous 6 algorithms in the literature. The experimental study shows that the SMS-MLP algorithm is more efficient than the other 6 algorithms.


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How to Cite
Şaban Gulcu, “Training of the Artificial Neural Networks using States of Matter Search Algorithm”, IJISAE, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 131-136, Sep. 2020.
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