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Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on (2009)
Los Angeles, California USA
Mar. 31, 2009 to Apr. 2, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3507-4
pp: 250-255
Fuzzy relational classifier (FRC) is the recently proposed two-step nonlinear classifiers, which effectively integrates the formed clusters and the given classes. However, FRC can not copy with the influence of  those irrelevant or redundant features. To effectively filter out those irrelevant features and  preserve the internal structure hidden in the given data, in this paper, a simultaneous clustering and feature selection framework called FCM_FS is introduced, which incorporates margin based feature selection  criterion into the unsupervised fuzzy c-means(FCM) clustering. Based on  FCM_FS  and FRC framework, we introduce an enhanced FRC (EFRC). The experimental results on 8 real-life benchmark datasets show that: EFRC can consistently outperform FRC in classification performance.
FCM, Classification, Feature Selection, Enhanced Fuzzy Relational Classifier (EFRC)
Jing Song, Ming Yang, Gen-lin Ji, "FCM_FS: A Simultaneous Clustering and Feature Selection Model for Classification", Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on, vol. 04, no. , pp. 250-255, 2009, doi:10.1109/CSIE.2009.347
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