Laboratory of Computer and Information Science / Neural Networks Research Centre CIS Lab Helsinki University of Technology

Self-organizing maps

The SOM is an algorithm used to visualize and interpret large high-dimensional data sets. Typical applications are visualization of process states or financial results by representing the central dependencies within the data on the map.

The research activities of the group include applications of the Self-Organizing Map (SOM) and Learning Vector Quantizing (LVQ) algorithms of Academician Kohonen.

Some background material of the SOM


The Self-Organizing Maps have been used at the Research Centre in such applications as:

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