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Various Approaches for Multiclass Imbalance Learning Issues with MLP

Ranjana Singh, Roshani Raut(Ade). Published in Information Sciences.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2016
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Ranjana Singh, Roshani Raut(Ade)

Ranjana Singh and Roshani Raut(Ade). Various Approaches for Multiclass Imbalance Learning Issues with MLP. Communications on Applied Electronics 5(4):13-16, June 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Ranjana Singh and Roshani Raut(Ade)},
	title = {Various Approaches for Multiclass Imbalance Learning Issues with MLP},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	issue_date = {June 2016},
	volume = {5},
	number = {4},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {2394-4714},
	pages = {13-16},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/cae2016652277},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Imbalance data is a major issue, which can be either binary or multiclass. Oversampling, Undersampling, SMOTE, SMOTEboost, Adaboost, OSS (One Sided Selection) and many other algorithms are there to deal with binary or multiclass imbalance issues. Software Defect Predictors (SDPs) and Software Cost Estimations (SCEs) are tools that used to classify the software elements into certain factors which helps in studying the imbalance problem. First take into consideration the SDPs to predict the defect prone part of software so that project can be completed with expected quality. In the same way for SCEs, certain factors will need to be considered for overall cost estimation in a way that financials can be managed and software elements can be done neatly. Class imbalance learning challenges, supervised learning difficulties where some classes have significantly more samples than others, i.e. dataset having a set of majority and minority samples. To make imbalance data balanced, most of the present study focused only on binary-class cases. In this paper, Adaboost.NC method is introduced and its result will be analyzed with proposed Dynamic Sampling method-Multilayer Perceptrons ((DyS)-MLP) for multiclass imbalance problem.


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Multiclass Imbalance Learning; Multilayer Perceptrons (MLP); Dynamic Sampling (DyS); Software Defect Prediction.