[R] Non-Linear Principle Component Analysis using Neural Networks

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jul 18 17:58:47 CEST 2003

On Fri, 18 Jul 2003, Paul Della-Marta wrote:

> I am a new member of the R-help mailing list and would like to know if anyone 
> has used R to perform a Non-linear PCA using a multiple layer feed forward 
> neural networks? 
> Could I modify the function nnet to contain multiple hidden layers? 

Quite easily: the code is general and there are R-level functions to
specify the net, norm.net and add.net.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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