A hybrid algorithm of interval type-2 fuzzy logic system and generalized adaptive resonance theory for medical data classification

Shoun Ying Leow, Shen Yuong Wong, Keem Siah Yap, Hwa Jen Yap

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The hybrid of artificial neural network (ANN) and fuzzy logic system (FLS) can expend itself dynamically in a strong discovery of explicit knowledge to solve classification and regression problems with new input patterns. In this paper, a hybrid of Generalized Adaptive Resonance Theory (GART) and interval type-2 fuzzy logic system (IT2FLS) algorithm is proposed, and named as Generalized Adaptive Resonance Theory and interval type-2 fuzzy logic system (GART-IT2FLS). The GART is a combination of adaptive resonance theory network (ART) and Generalized Regression Neural Network (GRNN). GART is capable to deal with classification task effectively. However, type-2 fuzzy sets (T2 FS) is used to represent and model the uncertainties on inputs. The performance evaluation of GART-IT2FLS algorithm in three medical datasets has proven that GART-IT2FLS is capable to learn incrementally without plasticity-stability dilemma, and model uncertainties in medical datasets. The inferences of GAR-IT2FLS in these applications are discussed. The performance results show that GART-IT2FLS has obtained a comparable number of rules. The Wisconsin Breast Cancer and Heart Disease experiments demonstrated GART-IT2FLS has improved the testing accuracies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-89
Number of pages9
JournalIntelligent Decision Technologies
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2019


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Artificial Intelligence

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