Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

A comparison between neural-network forecasting techniques-case study: river flow forecasting

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Atiya, A.F. ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA ; El-Shoura, S.M. ; Shaheen, S.I. ; El-Sherif, M.S.

Estimating the flows of rivers can have significant economic impact, as this can help in agricultural water management and in protection from water shortages and possible flood damage. The first goal of the paper is to apply neural networks to the problem of forecasting the flow of the River Nile in Egypt. The second goal of the paper is to utilize time series as a benchmark to compare between several neural-network forecasting methods. We compare four different methods to preprocess the inputs and outputs, including a novel method proposed here based on discrete Fourier series. We also compare three different methods for the multistep ahead forecast problem: the direct method, the recursive method, and the recursive method trained using a backpropagation through time scheme. We also include a theoretical comparison between these three methods. The final comparison is between different methods to perform a longer horizon forecast, and that includes ways to partition the problem into several subproblems of forecasting K steps ahead

Published in:

Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:10 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

Mar 1999

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.