By P. P. M. Pompe, A. J. Feelders (auth.), Phillip Ein-Dor (eds.)
In the prior a long time a number of researchers have constructed statistical types for the prediction of company financial disaster, e. g. Altman (1968) and Bilderbeek (1983). A version for predicting company financial ruin goals to explain the relation among financial disaster and a couple of explanatory monetary ratios. those ratios should be calculated from the knowledge contained in a company's annual file. The is to acquire a mode for well timed prediction of financial disaster, a so final function referred to as "early caution" method. extra lately, this topic has attracted the eye of researchers within the sector of computing device studying, e. g. Shaw and Gentry (1990), Fletcher and Goss (1993), and Tam and Kiang (1992). This learn is generally directed on the comparability of laptop studying tools, comparable to induction of category timber and neural networks, with the "standard" statistical tools of linear discriminant research and logistic regression. In past learn, Feelders et al. (1994) played the same comparative research. The tools used have been linear discriminant research, determination bushes and neural networks. We used a knowledge set which contained 139 annual reviews of Dutch commercial and buying and selling businesses. The experiments confirmed that the predicted prediction blunders of either the choice tree and neural community have been lower than the expected mistakes of the linear discriminant. therefore it appears we will be able to achieve through changing the "traditionally" used linear discriminant by way of a extra versatile category technique to are expecting company financial disaster. the information set utilized in those experiments used to be very small however.
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Xn is fed into the network through the input units, the processing unit computes the function cr(w 'x) , where w 'X is the standard inner product in It'. The value of this function is then taken to be the node's output. The general architecture of a multilayer feedforward network consists of an input layer with n input units, an output layer with m output units, and one or more hidden layers consisting of intermediate processing units. Since a mapping fIt' ~ It' can be computed by m mapping jj:It' ~ R, it is sufficient, in theory, to focus on networks with only one output unit.
Ck), each of the items belongs. Acting upon this information, the student is required to construct a decision rule to be used in classifying new items (input vector, x) into one of the classes Ch ... ,Ck in a way that best imitates the teacher's classification method. For the sake of simplicity, we describe the classification problem where there are only two classes, namely k=2. From a statistical point of view, one assumes that the variables of input vector x are distributed according to some probability distribution in each class.
We repeated the training of each model 10 times and the results described are the average of the learning procedure. S F1 Discriminant Function O. -0. 5 a 5. Learning Procedures and Methods The effect of the following three parameters on the prediction capabilities of neural net models and standard statistical models, are examined: 1. Various discriminant functions - three models. 5 F3 Discriminant Function Figure 2: Discriminant functions 2. The number of examples in the training data set (in sample) - three models.
Artificial Intelligence in Economics and Managment: An Edited Proceedings on the Fourth International Workshop: AIEM4 Tel-Aviv, Israel, January 8–10, 1996 by P. P. M. Pompe, A. J. Feelders (auth.), Phillip Ein-Dor (eds.)