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2011 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (2011)
Beijing, China
Sept. 18, 2011 to Sept. 21, 2011
ISSN: 1520-5363
ISBN: 978-0-7695-4520-2
pp: 1250-1254
ABSTRACT
We present a new method to train the members of a committee of one-hidden-layer neural nets. Instead of training various nets on subsets of the training data we preprocess the training data for each individual model such that the corresponding errors are decor related. On the MNIST digit recognition benchmark set we obtain a recognition error rate of 0.39%, using a committee of 25 one-hidden-layer neural nets, which is on par with state-of-the-art recognition rates of more complicated systems.
INDEX TERMS
Neural Networks, MNIST, Handwritten Digits Recognition, Committee
CITATION

L. M. Gambardella, J. Schmidhuber, D. C. Ciresan and U. Meier, "Better Digit Recognition with a Committee of Simple Neural Nets," 2011 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR), Beijing, China, 2011, pp. 1250-1254.
doi:10.1109/ICDAR.2011.252
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