Yukinobu Hoshino

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In this paper, we present an application of soft computing into a decision support system RETS: Rheumatic Evaluation and Treatment System in Oriental Medicine (OM). Inputs of the system are severities of observed symptoms on patients and outputs are a diagnosis of rheumatic states, its explanations and herbal prescriptions. First, an outline of the proposed(More)
This paper proposes an improved version of particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm for the training of a neural network (NN). An architecture for the NN trained by PSO (standard PSO, improved PSO) is also introduced. This architecture has a data pre-processing mechanism which consists of a normalization module and a data-shuffling module. Experimental(More)