The Influence of Hidden Neurons Factor on Neural Nework Training Quality Assurance

Peter Grabusts, Aleksejs Zorins


The work shows the role of hidden neurons in the multilayer feed-forward neural networks. The numeric expression of hidden neurons is usually determined in each case empirically. The methodology for determining the number of hidden neurons are described. The neural network based approach is analyzed using a multilayer feed-forward network with backpropagation learning algorithm. We have presented neural network implementation possibility in bankruptcy prediction (the experiments have been performed in the Matlab environment). On the base of bankruptcy data analysis the effect of hidden neurons to specific neural network training quality is shown. The conformity of theoretical hidden neurons to practical solutions was carried out.


bankruptcy prediction; financial ratio; hidden neurons; neural networks; backpropagation

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