A cascade of deep learning fuzzy rule-based image classifier and SVM

Angelov, Plamen Parvanov and Gu, Xiaowei (2017) A cascade of deep learning fuzzy rule-based image classifier and SVM. In: Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2017 IEEE International Conference on : Human Intelligence for Systems and Cybernetics. IEEE, pp. 746-751. ISBN 9781538616468

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In this paper, a fast, transparent, self-evolving, deep learning fuzzy rule-based (DLFRB) image classifier is proposed. This new classifier is a cascade of the recently introduced DLFRB classifier and a SVM based auxiliary. The DLFRB classifier serves as the main engine and can identify a number of human interpretable fuzzy rules through a very short, transparent, highly parallelizable training process. The SVM based auxiliary plays the role as a conflict resolver when the DLFRB classifier produces two highly confident labels for a single image. Only the fundamental image transformation techniques (rotation, scaling and segmentation) and feature descriptors (GIST and HOG) are used for pre-processing and feature extraction, but the proposed approach significantly outperforms the state-of-art methods in terms of both time and precision. Numerical experiments based on a handwriting digits recognition problem are used to demonstrate the highly accurate and repeatable performance of the proposed approach after a very shorting training process.

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