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Comparison of different neural network training algorithms for wind velocity forecasting

KhalajiAssadi , Morteza and Safaei , Shervin (2016) Comparison of different neural network training algorithms for wind velocity forecasting. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 819 . pp. 346-350. ISSN 1662-7482

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Abstract

In this paper the wind speed is predicted by the use of data provided from the Mehrabad meteorological station located in Tehran, Iran, Collected between 2003 and 2008. A comprehensive analogy study is presented on Comparison of various Back Propagation neural networks methods in wind velocity forecasting. Four types of activation functions, namely, BFGS quasi-Newton, Bayesian regularized, Levenberg -Marquardt, and conjugate gradient algorithm, were studied. The data was investigated by correlation coefficient and characterizing the amount of dependency between the wind speed and other input data. The meteorological parameters (pressure, direction, temperature and humidity) were used as input data, while the wind velocity is used as the output of the network. The results demonstrate that for the similar wind dataset, Bayesian Regularized algorithm can accurately predict compared with other method. In addition, choosing the type of activation function is dependent on the amount of input data, which should be acceptably large.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Renewable energy, wind speed velocity, Modeling, Artificial neural network
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Academic Subject One:Mechanical Engineering
Academic Subject Two:Academic Department - Mechanical Engineering - Energy - Sustainable energy - Wind energy
Academic Subject Three:Renewable Energy
Departments / MOR / COE:Mission Oriented Research > Energy
ID Code:11890
Deposited By: Dr Morteza Khalaji Assadi
Deposited On:07 Oct 2016 01:42
Last Modified:07 Oct 2016 01:42

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