Asked by Vineet
on 23 Apr 2013

I created a feed forward neural network using the newff function.

The code is below:

net=newff(P,T, [5 5], {'tansig', 'purelin'},'trainlm', 'learngdm');

net.trainParam.show = 10; %showing results after every 10 iterations net.trainParam.lr = 0.01; %learning rate net.trainParam.epochs = 50; %no. of iterations net.trainParam.goal = 0.0001; % percentage error goal

net1 = train(net, P, T);%training the network

I need to know as to how do I provide the testing data after the training is done.

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Answer by Greg Heath
on 23 Apr 2013

Accepted answer

Always start with default values. If they don't work, change one at a time.

You have two hidden layers. One is sufficient.

close all, clear all, clc

[ p, t ] = simplefit_dataset; whos % Name Size Bytes Class % p 1x94 752 double % t 1x94 752 double

[ I N ] = size( p) % [ 1 94 ] [ O N ] = size( t) % [ 1 94 ] Ntst = round(0.15*N) % 14 default data division Nval = Ntst % 14 Ntrn = N-2*Ntst % 66

Ntrneq = Ntrn*O % 66 No. of training equations

% Nw = (I+1)*H+(H+1)*O % No. of unknown weights

% Ntrneq > Nw when H < = Hub

Hub = -1 + ceil( ( Ntrneq-O)/(I+O+1) ) % 21 H = 10 % Choose default value Nw = O + (I+O+1)*H % 31 unknown weights

% Initialize RNG so default random data division and random initial weights can be duplicated

rng(0) net = newff( p, t, H ); view(net) [ net tr y0 e0 ] = train( net, p, t ); y = net(p); % same as y0 e = t-y; % same as e0 MSE = mse(e) % 4.988e-8 tr = tr % training details

% New data

ynew = net(pnew);

Hope this helps.

**Thank you for formally accepting my answer**

Greg

P.S. See tr for the separate training, validation and test results !

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## Greg Heath (view profile)

Direct link to this comment:http://se.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/73179#comment_144932

If you can, change the title to use "additional testing" instead of "training". The adjective "additional" recognizes that the default data division already creates a nondesign testing subset.