• Peter Grabusts Rezekne Academy of Technologies (LV)




potential functions, pattern recognition, bankruptcy prediction


Potential function method was originally offered to solve the pattern recognition tasks, then it was generalized to a wider range of tasks, which were associated with the function approximation. Potential function method algorithms are based on the hypothesis of the nature of the function that separates sets according to different classes of patterns. Geometrical interpretation of pattern recognition task includes display of patterns in the form of vector in the space of input signal that allows to perceive the learning as approximation task. The paper describes the essence of potential function method and the learning procedure is shown that is based on practical application of potential methods. Pattern recognition applications with the help of examples of potential functions and company bankruptcy data analysis with the help of potential functions are given.


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How to Cite

P. Grabusts, “POTENTIAL FUNCTION METHOD APPROACH TO PATTERN RECOGNITION APPLICATIONS”, ETR, vol. 2, pp. 30–25, Jun. 2017, doi: 10.17770/etr2017vol2.2512.