The wavelet multilayer perceptron for the prediction of earthquake time series data

Ali, Ashikin and Ghazali, Rozaida and Mat Deris, Mustafa (2011) The wavelet multilayer perceptron for the prediction of earthquake time series data. iiWAS '11 Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services .

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Abstract

Forecasting a time series is a common problem in many domains of science, and this has been addressed for a long time by scientists. There exist many techniques to pre-process time series, and chief among them is wavelet approach. The use of wavelet technique to pre-process time series data has been proven to overcome the problems in numerous application where the data are imbalanced due to the outliers and noise that discriminates the data. In this work, we proposed a new model which makes use the wavelet technique to pre-process the time series data before feeding to the MLP, and it is called a wavelet multilayer perceptron (W-MLP). The model has been trained and tested for the prediction of California earthquake data. Simulation results on the prediction of earthquake time series show that W-MLP performs considerably better results when compared to Multilayer perceptron (MLP) in terms of the prediction error.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Multilayer Perceptron; Wavelet; Pre-processing; Outliers
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
T Technology > T Technology (General)
ID Code:3099
Deposited By:Muhamad Azrul Hisam Salleh
Deposited On:08 Nov 2012 16:15
Last Modified:08 Nov 2012 16:15

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