Learning Functions Generated by Randomly Initialized MLPs and SRNs
This document has been relocated to http://scholarsmine.mst.edu/ele_comeng_facwork/1105
There were 2 downloads as of 27 Jun 2016.
In this paper, nonlinear functions generated by randomly initialized multilayer perceptrons (MLPs) and simultaneous recurrent neural networks (SRNs) and two benchmark functions are learned by MLPs and SRNs. Training SRNs is a challenging task and a new learning algorithm - PSO-QI is introduced. PSO-QI is a standard particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm with the addition of a quantum step utilizing the probability density property of a quantum particle. The results from PSO-QI are compared with the standard backpropagation (BP) and PSO algorithms. It is further verified that functions generated by SRNs are harder to learn than those generated by MLPs but PSO-QI provides learning capabilities of these functions by MLPs and SRNs compared to BP and PSO.