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Neural Networks, Brazilian Symposium on (2002)
Pernambuco, Brazil
Nov. 11, 2002 to Nov. 14, 2002
ISBN: 0-7695-1709-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. xi

Committees (PDF)

pp. xii

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiii
SBRN Session 1: Real World Applications

Application of Feedforward Neural Networks for Soft Sensors in the Sugar Industry (Abstract)

Gil Cruz Lemus , Higher Polytechnic Institute of Havana "Jose Antonio Echeverria"
Marcel Rijckaert , K.U. Leuven
Osvaldo Goza Leon , Higher Polytechnic Institute of Havana "Jose Antonio Echeverria"
Dirk Devogalaere , K.U. Leuven
pp. 2

A New Technique Based on Genetic Algorithms for Tracking of Power System Harmonics (Abstract)

Donato da Silva , University of S?o Paulo
Renata A. Macêdo , University of S?o Paulo
Andre C.P.L.F. de Carvalho , Institute of Mathematics Sciences and Computer
Denis V. Coury , University of S?o Paulo
pp. 7

Identification of a Multivariate Fermentation Process using Constructive Learning (Abstract)

R.J.G.B Campello , State University of Campinas -- UNICAMP
R. Maciel Filho , State University of Campinas -- UNICAMP
L.A.C. Meleiro , State University of Campinas -- UNICAMP
F.J. Von Zuben , State University of Campinas -- UNICAMP
pp. 19

A Symbolic Approach to Gene Expression Time Series Analysis (Abstract)

Marcílio C.P. de Souto , University of S?o Paulo at S?o Carlos
Francisco De A.T. de Carvalho , Federal University of Pernambuco
Ivan G. Costa , Federal University of Pernambuco
pp. 25

The Influence of Noisy Patterns in the Performance of Learning Methods in the Splice Junction Recognition Problem (Abstract)

Maria C. Monard , Universidade de S?o Paulo
André C.P.L.F. de Carvalho , Universidade de S?o Paulo
Gustavo E.A.P.A. Batista , Universidade de S?o Paulo
Ana C. Lorena , Universidade de S?o Paulo
pp. 31
SBRN Session II: Computational Learning Theory/Function Approximation

Control of Generalization with a Bi-Objective Sliding Mode Control Algorithm (Abstract)

Marcelo Azevdo Costa , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Antônio Pádua Braga , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Gustavo Guimarães Parma , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Benjamin Rodrigues de Menezes , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Roselito de Albuquerque Teixeria , Federal University of Minas Gerais
pp. 38

Improved generalization learning with Sliding Mode Control and the Levenberg-Marquadt Algorithm (Abstract)

Marcelo Azevedo Costa , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Benjamin Rodrigues de Menezes , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Antônio Pádua Braga , Federal University of Minas Gerais
pp. 44

Constructive and Pruning Methods for Neural Network Design (Abstract)

Antônio Pádua Braga , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Benjamin Rodrigues de Menezes , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Marcelo Azevedo Costa , Federal University of Minas Gerais
pp. 49

Growing Compact RBF Networks Using a Genetic Algorithm (Abstract)

Nelson F.F. Ebecken , COPPE/UFRJ
Helio J.C. Barbosa , Laborat?rio Nac?onal de Computa??o Cient?fica
pp. 61
SBRN Session III: Time Series Modeling and Forecasting/Dynamical Systems

NeuroInflow: The New Model to Forecast Average Monthly Inflow (Abstract)

Teresa Ludermir , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Mêuser Valença , Universidade Salgado de Oliveira
pp. 74

Fuzzy Markov Predictor with First and Second-Order Dependences (Abstract)

Marcelo Andrade Teixeira , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ); Electric Power Research Center (CEPEL)
Gerson Zaverucha , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
pp. 80

Forecasting the Air Transport Demand for Passengers with Neural Modelling (Abstract)

J.M. Seixas , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
K.P.G. Alekseev , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
pp. 86

A Network of Globally Coupled Chaotic Maps for Adaptive Multi-Resolution Image Segmentation (Abstract)

André C.P.L.F. de Carvalho , Universidade de S?o Paulo
Liang Zhao , Universidade de S?o Paulo
Rogerio A. Furukawa , Universidade de S?o Paulo
pp. 92

Dynamic Behaviour Forecast as a Driving Force in the Coevolution of One-Dimensional Cellular Automata (Abstract)

Oscar K.N. Asakura , Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
Gina M.B. Oliveira , Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
Pedro P.B. de Oliveira , Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie
pp. 98

Extracting Driving Signals from Non-Stationary Time Series (Abstract)

P.F. Verdes , Instituto de F?sica Rosario, CONICET-UNR,
P.M. Granitto , Instituto de F?sica Rosario, CONICET-UNR,
H.A. Ceccatto , Instituto de F?sica Rosario, CONICET-UNR,
M.I. Széliga , Instituto de F?sica Rosario, CONICET-UNR
pp. 104
SBRN Session IV: Real World Applications

Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Duals Converters Applied in DC Drives (PDF)

Lane M.R. Baccarini , Universidade Federal de S?o Jo?o del Rei
Walmir M. Caminhas , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Marlon R. de Gouvêa , A?ominas Gerais S.A.
pp. 110

Pattern recognition of gases of petroleum based on RBF model (PDF)

José Edison Gomes de Souza , Universidade Cat?lica de Pernambuco - UNICAP
Teresa B. Ludermir , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
Marizete Silva Santos , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
pp. 111

Internet economic news gathering and classification: a neural network software agent based approach (PDF)

Eber M Duarte , Federal University of Minas Gerais
Antônio P. Braga , Federal University of Minas Gerais
José L. Braga , Federal University of Vi?osa
pp. 112

Bayesian Neural Networks on the Inference of Distillation Product Quality (PDF)

B. Melo , PUC-Rio
L.P. Vasconcellos , Centro de Pesquisas e Desenvolvimento Leopoldo Am?rico Miques de Mello - CENPES
C. Hall Barbosa , PUC-Rio
M. Vellasco , PUC-Rio
M. Pacheco , PUC-Rio
pp. 0113

Neural Networks for the analysis of Common Mental Disorders Factors (PDF)

A.B. Ludermir , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
T.B. Ludermir , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
C.R.S. Lopes , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco; Universidade Estadual do Sudoeste da Bahia
M.C.P. de Souto , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
pp. 114

Forecasting the IBOVESPA Using NARX Networks and Random Walk Model (PDF)

Eleonora Ma. Jesus Oliveira , Federal University of Pernambuco
Teresa B. Ludermir , University of Pernambuco
pp. 115
SBRN Session V: Hybrid Systems

A Study of Crossvalidation and Bootstrap as Objective Functions for Genetic Algorithms (Abstract)

T.B. Ludermir , Permanbuco Federal University
A.C.P.L.F. de Carvalho , University of S?o Paulo
E.G.M. de Lacerda , Pernambuco Federal University
pp. 118

A Heuristic Method Based on Unsupervised Learning and Fuzzy Inference for the Vehicle Routing Problem (Abstract)

Lalinka de C.T. Gomes , State University of Campinas (Unicamp)
Fernando J. Von Zuben , State University of Campinas (Unicamp)
pp. 130

Global Optimization Methods for Designing and Training Neural Networks (Abstract)

Akio Yamazaki , Federal University of Pernambuco
Marcílio C.P. de Souto , Federal University of Pernambuco
Teresa B. Ludermir , Federal University of Pernambuco
pp. 136

Support Vector Machines with Symbolic Interpretation (Abstract)

Haydemar Núñez , Polytechnical University of Catalonia; Universidad Central de Venezuela
Andreu Català , Polytechnical University of Catalonia; LEA-SICA
Cecilio Angulo , Polytechnical University of Catalonia; LEA-SICA
pp. 142
SBRN Session VI: SOM/Fuzzy Systems

An Efficient Approach of the SOM Algorithm to the Traveling Salesman Problem (PDF)

Adrião Duarte Dória Neto , Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
José Alfredo Costa , Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Frederico Carvalho Vieira , Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
pp. 152
SBRN Session VII: Ensembles/Signal Processing

Mixture of Experts Applied to Nonlinear Dynamic Systems Identification: A Comparative Study (Abstract)

Fernando J. Von Zuben , State University of Campinas - Unicamp
André L. V. Coelho , State University of Campinas - Unicamp
Clodoaldo Ap. M. Lima , State University of Campinas - Unicamp
pp. 162

SAR Image Classification Using a Neural Classifier Based on Fisher Criterion (Abstract)

David Fernandes , Instituto Tecnol?gico de Aeron?utica (ITA)
Elder M. Hemerly , Instituto Tecnol?gico de Aeron?utica (ITA)
Alexsandro M. Jacob , Instituto Tecnol?gico de Aeron?utica (ITA)
pp. 168

Using a Chain of LVQ Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition of EEG Signals Related to Intermittent Photic-Stimulation (Abstract)

Heitor Silvério Lopes , Federal Center for Technological Education of Paran? - CEDET - PR
Mauricio Kugler , Federal Center for Technological Education of Paran? -- CEFET- PR
pp. 173

Aggregation Algorithms for Neural Network Ensemble Construction (Abstract)

P.F. Verdes , Instituto de F?sica Rosario, CONICET-UNR
H.D. Navone , Instituto de F?sica Rosario, CONICET-UNR
P.M. Granitto , Instituto de F?sica Rosario, CONICET-UNR
H.A. Ceccatto , Instituto de F?sica Rosario, CONICET-UNR
pp. 178

Spatially Adaptive Image Restoration by Neural Network Filtering (Abstract)

Moe Razaz , University of East Anglia
Danilo P. Mandic , Imperial College
Alex S. Palmer , University of East Anglia
pp. 184
SBRN Session VIII: Control/Hardware

Adjacency Matrix Representation in Evolutionary Circuit Synthesis (PDF)

Marco Antonio Alvares dos Prazeres Rafael , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
A. Mesquita , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
pp. 193

Dynamic Modeling of Robotic Trajectories Using the Parametrized SOM (PDF)

Guilherme de A. Barreto , Universidade de S?o Paulo (USP)
Antonio C. Padoan Jr. , Universidade de S?o Paulo (USP)
Aluizio F.R. Araújo , Universidade de S?o Paulo (USP)
pp. 195

Autonomous Vehicle Parking using Finite State Automata Learned by J-CC Artificial Neural Nets (PDF)

Farlei Heinen , UNISINOS - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
Fernando Osório , UNISINOS - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
Luciane Fortes , UNISINOS - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
pp. 196
SBRN Session IX: Computational Vision/PCA/ICA

Electrocardiogram Pattern Recognition by Means of MLP Network and PCA: A Case Study on Equal Amount of Input Signal Types (Abstract)

Fabian Vargas , Catholic University - PUCRS
Djones Lettnin , Catholic University - PUCRS
Maria Cristina Felippetto de Castro , Catholic University - PUCRS
Marcello Macarthy , Catholic University - PUCRS
pp. 200

Character Recognition in Car License Plates Based on Principal Components and Neural Processing (Abstract)

Marcelo Portes de Albuquerque , Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (CBPF)
Márcio Portes de Albuquerque , Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (CBPF)
Aline da Rocha Gesualdi , Rio de Janeiro Federal University
José Manoel de Seixas , Rio de Janeiro Federal University
pp. 206

Automatic Gender Identification by Speech Signal Using Eigenfiltering Based on Hebbian Learning (Abstract)

Maria Cristina Felippetto de Castro , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS
Rubem Dutra R. Fagundes , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS
Fernando Comparsi de Castro , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS
Alexandre A. Cheuiche Martins , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Rio Grande do Sul - PUCRS
pp. 212
SBRN Session X: Miscellaneous

Decisior Implementation in Neural Model Selection by Multi-objective Optimization (PDF)

Rodney R. Saldanha , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Roselito de A. Teixeira , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Ricardo H.C. Takahashi , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Antônio P. Braga , Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
pp. 234

Neural Connect 4 - A Connectionist Approach to the Game (Abstract)

João Luís Garcia Rosa , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica de Campinas
Marvin Oliver Schneider , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica de Campinas
pp. 236
SBRN/SBIA Session 1

Comparing Immue and Neural Networks (Abstract)

Leandro Nunes de Castro , State University of Campinas (Unicamp)
pp. 250

NSL: a Neuro-Symbolic Language for Monotonic and Non-Monotonic Logical Inferences (Abstract)

A. de Francesco , Instituto di Cibernetica "E. Cainiello" - C.N.R.
E. Burattini , Instituto di Cibernetica "E. Cainiello" - C.N.R.
M. De Gregorio , Instituto di Cibernetica "E. Cainiello" - C.N.R.
pp. 256

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 269
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