A new stochastic PSO technique for neural network training

Yangmin Li, Xin Chen

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Recently, Particle Swarm Optimization(PSO) has been widely applied for training neural network. To improve the performance of PSO for high-dimensional solution space which always occurs in training NN, this paper introduces a new paradigm of particle swarm optimization named stochastic PSO (S-PSO). The feature of the S-PSO is its high ability for exploration. Consequently, when swarm size is relatively small, S-PSO performs much better than traditional PSO in training of NN. Hence if S-PSO is used to realize training of NN, computational cost of training can be reduced significantly.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances in Neural Networks - ISNN 2006
Subtitle of host publicationThird International Symposium on Neural Networks, ISNN 2006, Proceedings
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)354034439X, 9783540344391
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006
Externally publishedYes
Event3rd International Symposium on Neural Networks, ISNN 2006 - Advances in Neural Networks - Chengdu, China
Duration: 28 May 20061 Jun 2006

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume3971 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference3rd International Symposium on Neural Networks, ISNN 2006 - Advances in Neural Networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Theoretical Computer Science

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