I´m sort of a new to neural networks and need some help. I´m working on a project that simulates a blast furnace and forcasts the silicon content of the molten metal output. I´ve tried many different combinations, sadly i haven´t had any real breakthrough. The best combination so far, that still doesn´t return satsfying results, is a 2 layer network:
180 neurons - TANSIG
1 neuron - PURELIN
Training = LM
I have 11 vectors of 1000 elements as input, some range from 0-10 some from 1300-1500. The target vector is the same size ranging from 0-3.
Any ideas on what I should do?
INCORRECT: The target vector does not have the same size.
Standardize input and target matrices (ZSCORE or MAPSTD)
[I N ] = size(input) % [11 1000 ] [O N ] =size(target) % [ 1 1000 ]
Plot the output vs each input
Use the plot, CORRCOEF and REGRESS for indications of insignificant inputs.
Ntrn = N - 2*(0.15*N) % 700 Neural Network default Ntrneq = Ntrn*O % 700 No. of Design equations% Nw=(I+1)*H+(H+1)*O = 13*H + 1 unknown weights for I-H-O net
% Hub = -1+ceil( (Ntrneq-O)/(I+O+1) ) % 53 upperbound for Ntrneq >= Nw
First try to find a good value for H. Try
Ntrials = 10% random initial weight trials for each of the values of H in the range
Hmin=0 dH = 5 Hmax =50 j = 0 for h = Hmin:dH:Hmax j = j+1 if h == 0 net = fitmet(); else net = fitnet(h); end for i = 1:Ntrials % --------SNIP end end
Choose the smallest value of h that yields acceptable validation set results.
Hope this helps.
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