


5th
European Symposium On Artificial Neural Networks
Bruges (Belgium), 161718 April 1997 
Programme of the conference
Wednesday 16th April 1997
 8H30 Registration
Session 1: Models 1
Chairman: John Taylor (King's College London, UK)
 9H00 "Speaker normalization with a mixture of recurrent
networks"
E. Trentin, D. Giuliani
IRST Trento (Italy)
 9H20 "Neural network cooperation for handwritten digit
recognition: a comparison of four methods"
Y. Autret*, A. Thepaut**
*Univ. Bretagne Occidentale
**Telecom Bretagne (France)
 9H40 "Probabilistic self organized map  application
to classification"
F. Anouar*, F. Badran*, S. Thiria*,**
*Cons. Nat. des Arts et Métiers
**Univ. Paris 6 (France)
 10H00 "Performance of weighted radial basis function
classifiers"
L.M. Reyneri, M. Sgarbi
Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
 10H20 "Equivalence of a radial basis function NN and
a perceptron"
I. Grabec
Univ. of Ljubljana (Slovenia)
 10H40 Coffee break
Session 2: Biological modelling and vision
Chairman: JeanPierre Rospars (INRIA Versailles, France)
 11H05 "Real neurons in real networks"
T. Scutt, B. Webb
Univ. of Nottingham (UK)
 11H25 "Synchronization and oscillations in the visual
cortex: a stochastic model using a spike memory term"
M. Mougeot
ENS Cachan, Univ. Paris X (France)
 11H45 "From retinal circuits to motion processing: a
neuromorphic approach to velocity estimation"
A. Torralba, J. Herault
I.N.P. Grenoble (France)
 12H05 "Size invariance by dynamic scaling in neural
vision systems"
G. Meierfrankenfeld, K. Kopecz
Univ. of Marburg (Germany)
 12H25 "Object recognition with banana wavelets"
N. Kruger, G. Peters
RuhrUniv. Bochum (Germany)
 12H45 Lunch
Invited session: Object and scene recognition: experimental
results and models
Organiser: Aude Olivia (Univ. of Glasgow, UK)
 14H00 Introduction (A. Olivia)
 14H05 "Neural network for color contrast gain control"
M. D'Zmura
Univ. of California (USA)
 14H25 "Neuronal theories and technical systems for face
recognition"
R.P. Wurtz
Univ. of Groningen (The Netherlands)
 14H45 "How can the human visual system process a natural
scene in under 150ms? Experiments and neural network models"
S. Thorpe
Fac. De Médecine de Rangueil (France)
 15H05 "Aspects of psychological computations in scene
recognition"
P. Schyns
Univ. of Glasgow (UK)
 15H25 "Scene classification by an artificial neural
network"
J. Herault
I.N.P. Grenoble (France)
 15H45 coffee break
Session 4: Statistics and rule extraction
Chairman: E. Mayoraz (IDIAP Martigny, Switzerland)
 16H10 "Two neural network methods for multidimensional
scaling"
M. C. van Wezel, J. N. Kok, W. A. Kosters
Leiden Univ. (The Netherlands)
 16H30 "Sequential hypotheses tests for modelling neural
networks"
U. Anders, O. Korn
Centre for European Economic Research Mannheim (Germany)
 16H50 "Extraction of crisp logical rules using constrained
backpropagation networks"
W. Duch*,**, R. Adamczak**, K. Grabczewski**, M. Ishikawa*, H. Ueda*
*Kyushu Inst. Of Tech. (Japan)
**Nicholas Copernicus Univ. (Poland)
 17H10 "Knowledge extraction from neural networks for
signal interpretation"
F. Alexandre, J.F. Remm
INRIA (France)
 17H30 "Equivalent error bars for neural network classifiers
trained by Bayesian inference"
P. Sykacek
Austrian Research Inst. For Artificial Intelligence (Austria)
Thursday 17th April 1997
Session 5: Forecasting and chaos
Chairman: Martin Hasler (EPF Lausanne, Switzerland)
 9H00 "dNARMA neural networks: a connectionist extension
of ARARMA models"
D. Bonnet*,**, V. Perrault**, A. Grumbach*
*ENST Paris
**SNCF (France)
 9H20 "Neural networks modeling for time series analysis:
new results"
M. Mangeas, M. Cottrell, J.F. Yao
Univ. Paris 1 (France)
 9H40 "Error measure for identifying chaotic attractors"
T. Hrycej
DaimlerBenz AG (Germany)
 10H00 "A fuzzy Artmap neural system for the prediction
of turbulent velocity fields"
J. FerreGine, R. Rallo, A. Arenas, F. Giralt
Univ. Rovira I Virgili (Spain)
 10H20 Coffee break
Invited session: Theory of neural networks with statistical
mechanics approaches
Organiser: M. Gordon (CEA Grenoble, France)
 10H40 Introduction (M. Gordon)
 10H45 "Numerical simulations of an optimal algorithm
for supervised learning"
A. Buhot, J.M. Torres Moreno, M. B. Gordon
CEA Grenoble (France)
 11H05 "Exact asymptotic estimates of the storage capacities
of the committee machines with overlapping and nonoverlapping receptive fields"
C. Kwon*, J.H. Oh**
*Myong Ji Univ.
**Pohang Univ. of Science and Tech. (Korea)
 11H25 "Optimal tuning curves for neurons spiking as
a Poisson process"
N. Brunel, J.P. Nadal
Ecole Normale Sup. Paris (France)
 11H45 "Bayesian online learning in the perceptron"
O. Winther, S. A. Solla
Niels Bohr Inst. Copenhagen (Denmark)
 12H05 "Precursor networks for training the binary perceptron"
B. Van Rompaey
Limburgs Universitair Centrum (Belgium)
 12H25 "Noise robustness in the perceptron"
M. Copelli
Limburgs Universitair Centrum (Belgium)
 12H45 Lunch
Session 7: Selforganizing maps
Chairman: François Blayo (Prefigure Lyon, France)
 14H00 "Statespace modeling using selforganizing maps"
H. Hyotyniemi
Helsinky Univ. of Technology (Finland)
 14H20 "Almost sure convergence of the onedimensional
Kohonen algorithm"
M. Benaïm*, J.C. Fort**, G. Pagès***
*Univ. Toulouse Paul Sabatier
**Univ. Nancy Henri Poincaré and Univ. Paris 1
***Univ. Paris 12 and 6 (France)
 14H40 "Self organizing map for adaptive nonstationary
clustering: some experimental results on color quantization of image sequences"
A.I. Gonzales*, M. Grana*, A. D'Anjou*, F.X. Albizuri*, M. Cottrell**
*UPV San Sebastian (Spain)
**Univ. Paris 1 (France)
 15H00 "Measuring topology preservation in maps of realworld
data"
M. Herrmann*, H.U. Bauer*, T. Villmann**
*MPI für Strömungsforschung
**Univ. Leipzig (Germany)
 15H20 "Kohonen maps versus vector quantization for data
analysis"
E. de Bodt*, M. Verleysen*, M. Cottrell**
*Univ. LouvainlaNeuve (Belgium)
**Univ. Paris 1 (France)
 15H40 Coffee break
Session 8: Learning 1
Chairman: Wlodek Duch (Nicholas Copernicus Univ., Poland)
 16H05 "The class of linear separability method"
M. Tajine*, D. Elizondo*,**, E. Fiesler**, J. Korczak*
*Univ. Louis Pasteur (France)
**IDIAP (Switzerland)
 16H25 "Connectionist rule processing using recursive
autoassociative memory"
M. St Aubyn
Univ. of Hertfordshire (UK)
 16H45 "An algebra for recognition of spatiotemporal
forms"
G. Vaucher
Supelec (France)
 17H05 "Application of a selflearning controller with
continuous control signals based on the DOEapproach"
M. Riedmiller
Univ. Karlsruhe (Germany)
 20H00 Conference dinner
Friday 18th April 1997
Invited session: Source separation and Independent Component
Analysis
Organiser: C. Jutten (INP Grenoble, France)
 9H00 From source separation to ICA: an introduction to the
special session (C. Jutten)
 9H05 "A learning algorithm for the blind separation
of nonzero skewness source signals with no spurious equilibria"
S. Choi, R.W. Liu
Univ. of NotreDame (USA)
 9H25 "A competitive learning algorithm for separating
binary sources"
P. Pajunen
Helsinki Univ. of Technology (Finland)
 9H45 "A linear adaptive neural network for extraction
of independent components"
Z. Malouche, O. Macchi
Supélec (France)
 10H05 "Blind equalization with a linear feedforward
neural network"
X.R. Cao*, J. Zhu*, J. Si**
*HongKong Univ. of Science and Technology (HongKong)
**Arizona State Univ. (USA)
 10H25 Coffee break
 10H50 "Optimization of the asymptotic performance of
timedomain convolutive source separation algorithms"
N. Charkani*, Y. Deville**
*Lab. Electronique Philips
**I.N.P. Grenoble (France)
 11H10 "Nonlinear source separation: the postnonlinear
mixtures"
A. Taleb, C. Jutten
I.N.P. Grenoble (France)
 11H30 "I.C.A.: conditions on cumulants and information
theoretic approach"
J.P. Nadal*, N. Parga**
*E.N.S. Paris (France)
**Univ. Aut. Madrid (Spain)
 11H50 "Nonlinearity and separation capability: further
justification for the ICA algorithm with mixture of densities"
L. Xu*, C.C. Cheung*, J. Ruan*, S.I. Amari**
*Chinese Univ. of HongKong (HongKong)
**Riken (Japan)
 12H10 "Independence is far from normal"
M. Girolami, C. Fyfe
Univ. of Paisley (UK)
 12H30 Lunch
Session 10: Learning 2
Chairman: Joan Cabestany (Univ. Polyt. Catalunya, Spain
 14H00 "Composition methods for the integration of dynamical
neural networks"
Y. Moreau, J. Vandewalle
Kat. Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
 14H20 "Order between logic networks and stable neural
networks"
Y. Kobuchi
Ryukoku Univ. (Japan)
 14H40 "Inductive learning in animatbased neural networks"
M. Wexler
College de France (France) LI>15H00 "Extended Bayesian learning"
S. Gutjahr, C. Nautze
Univ. of Karlsruhe (Germany)
 15H20 coffee break
Session 11: Models 2
Chairman: Eric Noldus (Univ. Gent, Belgium)
 15H30 "Evidence of efficiency of recurrent neural networks
with ARMAlike units"
J.P. Draye*, D. Pavisic*, G. Cheron**, G. Libert*
*Fac. Polytech. Mons
**Univ. of Brussels (Belgium)
 15H50 "Recurrent neural networks and motor programs"
P. I. Miller
Univ. of Stirling (UK)
 16H10 "Time delay neural network for targetintercept
problem solving"
A. Korgul
Military Univ. of Technology Warsaw (Poland)
 16H30 "Neural network adative wavelets for function
approximation"
F. Yong, T.W.S. Chow
City Univ. of HongKong (HongKong)
