# RBF NETWORK COMBINED WITH WAVELET DENOISING FOR SARDINE CATCHES FORECASTING

### Nibaldo Rodriguez, Broderick Crawford, Eleuterio Yañez

#### 2008

#### Abstract

This paper deals with time series of monthly sardines catches in the north area of Chile. The proposed method combines radial basis function neural network (RBFNN) with wavelet denoising algorithm. Wavelet denoising is based on stationary wavelet transform with hard thresholding rule and the RBFNN architecture is composed of linear and nonlinear weights, which are estimated by using the separable nonlinear least square method. The performance evaluation of the proposed forecasting model showed that a 93% of the explained variance was captured with a reduced parsimony.

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#### Paper Citation

#### in Harvard Style

Rodriguez N., Crawford B. and Yañez E. (2008). **RBF NETWORK COMBINED WITH WAVELET DENOISING FOR SARDINE CATCHES FORECASTING** . In *Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 3: ICSOFT,* ISBN 978-989-8111-53-1, pages 308-311. DOI: 10.5220/0001893403080311

#### in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft08,

author={Nibaldo Rodriguez and Broderick Crawford and Eleuterio Yañez},

title={RBF NETWORK COMBINED WITH WAVELET DENOISING FOR SARDINE CATCHES FORECASTING},

booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 3: ICSOFT,},

year={2008},

pages={308-311},

publisher={SciTePress},

organization={INSTICC},

doi={10.5220/0001893403080311},

isbn={978-989-8111-53-1},

}

#### in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 3: ICSOFT,

TI - RBF NETWORK COMBINED WITH WAVELET DENOISING FOR SARDINE CATCHES FORECASTING

SN - 978-989-8111-53-1

AU - Rodriguez N.

AU - Crawford B.

AU - Yañez E.

PY - 2008

SP - 308

EP - 311

DO - 10.5220/0001893403080311