Authors: Hartmut S. Loos Bernd Fritzke

DemoGNG (Version 1.5)

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DemoGNG, a Java applet, implements several methods related to competitive learning. It is possible to experiment with the methods using various data distributions and observe the learning process. A common terminology is used to make it easy to compare one method to the other.

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Model Description

Hopefully, the experimentation with the models will increase the intuitive understanding and make it easier to judge their particular strengths and weaknesses.

The following algorithms are available:

If you are not quite familiar with what the applet does, have a look at the manual in HTML-format or as Postscript version (ca. 233 KByte).

For those of you, who want to go into further details: look at the technical report Some Competitive Learning Methods by Bernd Fritzke also available as Postscript version. Furthermore, you can Download the whole Package or just have a look at the DemoGNG Source or the Code Documentation.