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Topic: Forecasting numbers based on number frequencies.
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Bob Harris

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Registered: 12/13/04
Re: Forecasting numbers based on number frequencies.
Posted: Mar 1, 2005 8:27 AM
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For the OP's benefit, you can also find these called Self Organizing Map
(thus the acronym SOM).

If you have access to MatLab, there's a nice SOM package available for free,
including some examples. I don't have the reference at the moment but can
find it if anyone is interested.

Bob H

> From: "DarkYoung" <>
> Organization:
> Newsgroups: sci.crypt.random-numbers,sci.stat.math,
> Date: 17 Feb 2005 04:15:32 -0800
> Subject: Re: Forecasting numbers based on number frequencies.
> I've found that when you suspect there might be a pattern to something,
> but don't know what factors it's based on, a Kohonen Self-Organising
> Network is just the thing. They attune themselves to statistical
> regularities in the input.
> Now I'm not certain about complete downloadable programs for K-SOMs,
> but there is a decent Java framework for building them at
>, and I've been told WinSOM at
> may be what you need.
> I hope that's useful.
> Bonnie

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