# Neural Networks vs. Gaussian Discriminant Analysis

@inproceedings{Paik1997NeuralNV, title={Neural Networks vs. Gaussian Discriminant Analysis}, author={Chul Hwa Paik and Gregory J. Stumpf}, year={1997} }

A classiication task is chosen to compare the performance of a feed-forward neural network with that of a gaussian discriminant analysis, both in a Bayesian framework. The data set is taken from the National Severe Storms Laboratory's Mesocyclone Detection Algorithm, and the two classes of interest consist of circulations that are tor-nadic and those that are not. Two measures of performance and two methods of classiication are considered. It is shown that a neural network whose outputs have…

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