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Backgound in Electromagnetic Theory, Plasma Physics and Radar Target Identification using Neural Networks.

PhD Student, Research Assistant and Lecturer at Stanford;

AB, ScB, ScM Student; Research Assistant, Fellow and Professor at Brown;

27 yrs researching Ballistic and Theatre Missile Defense using Neural Networks at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Retired 2003.

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Professional Interests: Neural Netwoks, Spectral Analysis

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Difference between 2D input and multiple input with recurrent neural networks for time series

Written MATLAB should treat the cases the same. Unfortunately I don't have time to prove it Greg

Difference between 2D input and multiple input with recurrent neural networks for time series

Written MATLAB should treat the cases the same. Unfortunately I don't have time to prove it Greg

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how can i train my network for test and validation data?

The MATLAB default AUTOMATICALLY splits the data into TRAINING + VALIDATION+TEST SUBSETS in the ratios 0.7/0.15/0.15. For r...

how can i train my network for test and validation data?

The MATLAB default AUTOMATICALLY splits the data into TRAINING + VALIDATION+TEST SUBSETS in the ratios 0.7/0.15/0.15. For r...

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Best Neural Network for Multivariate Regression

Use FITNET. Accept all parameter settings. Train 10 models with different random initial weights If unsuccessful. Repeat wi...

Best Neural Network for Multivariate Regression

Use FITNET. Accept all parameter settings. Train 10 models with different random initial weights If unsuccessful. Repeat wi...

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how can i train my network for test and validation data?

Where is your training data? The MATLAB default is a random choice of trn/val/tst = 0.7/0.15/0.15 I choose candidate values ...

how can i train my network for test and validation data?

Where is your training data? The MATLAB default is a random choice of trn/val/tst = 0.7/0.15/0.15 I choose candidate values ...

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Early Stopping for Deep Networks

It is not clear to me that, based on a random 15% of the data, this is a better choice. It would be interesting to make a formal...

Early Stopping for Deep Networks

It is not clear to me that, based on a random 15% of the data, this is a better choice. It would be interesting to make a formal...

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How to compute gradients using the Neural Network Toolbox software through a backpropagation process?

You are confused The target function is constant and independent of the weights. Hope this helps. *Thank you for formal...

How to compute gradients using the Neural Network Toolbox software through a backpropagation process?

You are confused The target function is constant and independent of the weights. Hope this helps. *Thank you for formal...

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Setting the best training / validation ratio in a Neural Network

1. ALWAYS START WITH 10 DESIGNS USING THE MATLAB DEFAULT! 2. Then evaluate the results to determine what to modify. ...

Setting the best training / validation ratio in a Neural Network

1. ALWAYS START WITH 10 DESIGNS USING THE MATLAB DEFAULT! 2. Then evaluate the results to determine what to modify. ...

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MATLAB Dropout layer during prediciton

help dropout ... It is important to note that when creating a network, dropout will only be used during training. Hope this he...

MATLAB Dropout layer during prediciton

help dropout ... It is important to note that when creating a network, dropout will only be used during training. Hope this he...

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How to use predict(net,X) with Sequence data or data which have single dimensional input?

How do you expect us to help when you do not show us your code ??? Just the fact that the error involves "predict" and you show...

How to use predict(net,X) with Sequence data or data which have single dimensional input?

How do you expect us to help when you do not show us your code ??? Just the fact that the error involves "predict" and you show...

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I am unable to understand the code

See help dlmread doc dlmread Thank you for formally accepting my answer Greg

I am unable to understand the code

See help dlmread doc dlmread Thank you for formally accepting my answer Greg

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Problem with Fitnet function

Delete the outer parentheses >> ( net = fitnet(10) ) % ERROR >> net = fitnet(10) % OK !!! Tha...

Problem with Fitnet function

Delete the outer parentheses >> ( net = fitnet(10) ) % ERROR >> net = fitnet(10) % OK !!! Tha...

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How do I improve my neural network performance?

The mse for the trial answer output = mean(target')' is MSE00 = var(target',1) Therefore , I uase the following as a gen...

How do I improve my neural network performance?

The mse for the trial answer output = mean(target')' is MSE00 = var(target',1) Therefore , I uase the following as a gen...

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MLP Pattern discrimination task

Probaby as well as any other technique. *Thank you for formally accepting my answer* Greg

MLP Pattern discrimination task

Probaby as well as any other technique. *Thank you for formally accepting my answer* Greg

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Radial Basis Function Networks

Replace x with t Thank you for formally accepting my answer Greg

Radial Basis Function Networks

Replace x with t Thank you for formally accepting my answer Greg

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how to rewrite this for feedforward neural network for with 52 inputs and 2 output that predict emission rate not for digits, where i get an error of In an assignment A(:) = B, the number of elements in A and B must be the same. Error in line36

Replace the " == " in scores(i)=sum(t_test==pre)/length(t_test); %accuracy with a minus sign ...

how to rewrite this for feedforward neural network for with 52 inputs and 2 output that predict emission rate not for digits, where i get an error of In an assignment A(:) = B, the number of elements in A and B must be the same. Error in line36

Replace the " == " in scores(i)=sum(t_test==pre)/length(t_test); %accuracy with a minus sign ...

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How I can implement a custom hidden and a regression output layer with 2 inputs?

Is that one input a scalar or a vector? Hope this helps **Thank you for formally accepting my answer** Greg

How I can implement a custom hidden and a regression output layer with 2 inputs?

Is that one input a scalar or a vector? Hope this helps **Thank you for formally accepting my answer** Greg

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HOW DO I CUT, COPY AND PASTE ???

I must be missing something textfile ==> MATLAB & MATLAB ==> MATLAB Greg

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I have xy coordinates as input. My question is: How do I give these xy coordinates as inputs to the neural network?

Order them in the way that is best for YOUR understanding. Given that, multiple rounds of training should yield a good approxim...

I have xy coordinates as input. My question is: How do I give these xy coordinates as inputs to the neural network?

Order them in the way that is best for YOUR understanding. Given that, multiple rounds of training should yield a good approxim...

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neural network for quadratic programming

NNs are designed given target/input pairs. You have no targets. Or am I missing something??? Hope this helps. Greg

neural network for quadratic programming

NNs are designed given target/input pairs. You have no targets. Or am I missing something??? Hope this helps. Greg

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Regarding Multi-label transfer learning with googlenet

Decades old solution: Divide each output by the sum to obtain the relative probability ...

Regarding Multi-label transfer learning with googlenet

Decades old solution: Divide each output by the sum to obtain the relative probability ...

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Matlab Shallow Network Mini Batch Training

If you have a huge dataset, it is often rewarding to just randomly divide it into m subsets. Then design with 1 and test on m-...

Matlab Shallow Network Mini Batch Training

If you have a huge dataset, it is often rewarding to just randomly divide it into m subsets. Then design with 1 and test on m-...

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Why is there a error message that says the numbers of input signals and networks inputs do not match?

See my attachment Note that typically, all you have to define is the input and target. Use of CONFIGURE is UNNECESSARY It ca...

Why is there a error message that says the numbers of input signals and networks inputs do not match?

See my attachment Note that typically, all you have to define is the input and target. Use of CONFIGURE is UNNECESSARY It ca...

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How can I modify objective function in "trainingOptions" to suit a particular unusual problem

I think you are confused. 1. Your input and target define your function 2. In general, the standard net with tansig hidde...

How can I modify objective function in "trainingOptions" to suit a particular unusual problem

I think you are confused. 1. Your input and target define your function 2. In general, the standard net with tansig hidde...

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UNABLE TO PASTE INTO COMMENT AND ANSWERS BOXES

Had troubles with the computer. Was able to get it running again. However, now I cannot paste into MATLAB. Any suggestions? ...

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Do a leave one out cross-validation in patternnet

Over the past decades I have tried every cute data division technique known to man and beast. BOTTOM LINE: The easiest suffi...

Do a leave one out cross-validation in patternnet

Over the past decades I have tried every cute data division technique known to man and beast. BOTTOM LINE: The easiest suffi...

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Why does this produce an error?

Remove the square brackets in the first line Thank you for formally accepting my answer Greg

Why does this produce an error?

Remove the square brackets in the first line Thank you for formally accepting my answer Greg

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How to use multiple labels as targets in Neural Net Pattern Recognition Toolbox?

The following is standard for classification and pattern recognition: 1. Label the classes from 1 to 14 2. ...

How to use multiple labels as targets in Neural Net Pattern Recognition Toolbox?

The following is standard for classification and pattern recognition: 1. Label the classes from 1 to 14 2. ...

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What the function "preparets" does in NARX neural network toolbox

The data in 2 rows are taken to provide the initial delay conditions, Hope this helps. Thank you for formally accepting my a...

What the function "preparets" does in NARX neural network toolbox

The data in 2 rows are taken to provide the initial delay conditions, Hope this helps. Thank you for formally accepting my a...

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what is the difference between trainlm and trainbr?

One minimizes mean square error The other minimizes a weighted sum of squared errors and squared weights The latter is typ...

what is the difference between trainlm and trainbr?

One minimizes mean square error The other minimizes a weighted sum of squared errors and squared weights The latter is typ...

2 months ago | 0

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Cross Validation in Neural Network ?

You may be confused. The MATLAB DEFAULT is RANDOM DATA DIVISION with 80% training 10% validation (tends to prevent o...

Cross Validation in Neural Network ?

You may be confused. The MATLAB DEFAULT is RANDOM DATA DIVISION with 80% training 10% validation (tends to prevent o...

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