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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3751
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2012-2016); Quarterly (Since 2017)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJFCC
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Mohamed Othman
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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Prof. Mohamed Othman
Department of Communication Technology and Network Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJFCC. The journal publishes good papers in the field of future computer and communication. Hopefully, IJFCC will become a recognized journal among the readers in the filed of future computer and communication.
IJFCC 2015 Vol.4(2): 88-92 ISSN: 2010-3751
DOI: 10.7763/IJFCC.2015.V4.362

On the Problem of Features Variability in Sequence Learning Problems

Mohammed Onimisi Yahaya
Abstract—Sequential learning problems such as speech, cursive handwriting, time series forecasting and protein sequence prediction. Both Speech and cursive handwriting recognition are challenging problems to Pattern recognition systems, in particular speech signal. Some peculiar characteristics of these types of problems are that, the signal or pattern evolves with time, modeling a long time dependencies in this pattern is a major challenge. Hidden Markov models (HMM) have been applied for these types of problems. Due to some obvious shortcomings of HMM, neural networks were also explored and applied as well as their hybrids. The problem of feature variability in sequence learning is still a challenging problem. In this paper, we analyzed the problem, present some methods in feature variance suppression in character recognition, and review some research efforts in modification of neural networks and applications. We proposed a structure for a state-based neural network.

Index Terms—Sequence learning, feature variability, neural network.

The author is with College of Computer Science and Engineering, Affiliated Colleges at Hafr-Al-batin, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Hafr Al-Batin 31991, Saudi Arabia (e-mail: mdonimisi@kfupm.edu.sa).


Cite: Mohammed Onimisi Yahaya, "On the Problem of Features Variability in Sequence Learning Problems," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 88-92, 2015.

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