author = "Breve, Fabricio Aparecido and Ponti Junior, Moacir Pereira and 
                         Mascarenhas, Nelson Delfino d'{\'A}vila",
          affiliation = "Departamento de Computa{\c{c}}{\~a}o  Universidade Federal de 
                         S{\~a}o Carlos, S{\~a}o Paulo, SP, Brasil",
                title = "Combining methods to stabilize and increase performance of neural 
                         network-based classifiers",
            booktitle = "Proceedings...",
                 year = "2005",
               editor = "Rodrigues, Maria Andr{\'e}ia Formico and Frery, Alejandro 
         organization = "Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing, 18. 
            publisher = "IEEE Computer Society",
              address = "Los Alamitos",
             keywords = "classifier combining neural networks multilayer perceptron 
                         dempster-shafer decision templates bagging pattern recognition 
                         soil science tomography.",
             abstract = "In this paper we present a set of experiments in order to 
                         recognize materials in multispectral images, which were obtained 
                         with a tomograph scanner. These images were classified by a neural 
                         network based classifier (Multilayer Perceptron) and classifier 
                         combining techniques (Bagging, Decision Templates and 
                         Dempster-Shafer) were investigated. We also present a performance 
                         comparison between the individual classifiers and the combiners. 
                         The results were evaluated by the estimated error (obtained using 
                         the Hold-Out technique) and the Kappa coefficient, and they showed 
                         performance stabilization.",
  conference-location = "Natal",
      conference-year = "9-12 Oct. 2005",
             language = "en",
           targetfile = "fbreve_combining.pdf",
        urlaccessdate = "2021, Dec. 07"