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[1] Ma Ning, Dong Ze,. A novel heterogeneous ensemble of extreme learning machinesand its soft sensing application [J]. Journal of Southeast University (English Edition), 2020, 36 (1): 41-49. [doi:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2020.01.006]

A novel heterogeneous ensemble of extreme learning machinesand its soft sensing application()

Journal of Southeast University (English Edition)[ISSN:1003-7985/CN:32-1325/N]

2020 1
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A novel heterogeneous ensemble of extreme learning machinesand its soft sensing application
Ma Ning Dong Ze
Hebei Technology Innovation Center of Simulation & Optimized Control for Power Generation, North China Electric Power University, Baoding 071003, China
School of Control and Computer Engineering, North China Electric Power University, Beijing 102206, China
soft sensor extreme learning machine least squares ensemble
To obtain an accurate and robust soft sensor model in dealing with the increasingly complex industrial modeling data, an effective heterogeneous ensemble of extreme learning machines(HEELM)is proposed. Specifically, the kernel extreme learning machine(KELM)and four common extreme learning machine(ELM)models that have different internal activations are contained in the HEELM for enriching the diversity of sub-models. The number of hidden layer nodes of the extreme learning machine is determined by the trial and error method, and the optimal parameters of the kernel extreme learning machine model are determined by cross validation. Moreover, to obtain the best output of the ensemble model, least squares regression is applied to aggregate the outputs of all individual models. Two complex data sets of practical industrial processes are used to test the HEELM performance. The simulation results show that the HEELM has a high prediction accuracy. Compared with the individual ELM models, bagging ELM ensemble model, BP and SVM models, the prediction accuracy of the HEELM model is improved by 4.5% to 8.7%, and the HEELM model can obtain better generalization capability.


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Biographies: Ma Ning(1992—), male, Ph.D. candidate; Dong Ze(corresponding author), male, doctor, professor, dongzencepuncepu@163.com.
Foundation items: The National Natural Science Foundation of China(No.71471060), the Natural Science Foundation of Hebei Province(No.E2018502111), Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities(No.2019QN134).
Citation: Ma Ning, Dong Ze.A novel heterogeneous ensemble of extreme learning machines and its soft sensing application[J].Journal of Southeast University(English Edition), 2020, 36(1):41-49.DOI:10.3969/j.issn.1003-7985.2020.01.006.
Last Update: 2020-03-20