MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 150, 2018Malaysia Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology (MUCET 2017)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Information & Communication Technology (ICT), Science (SCI) & Mathematics (SM)|
|Published online||23 February 2018|
A Comparative Study of Feature Selection Techniques for Bat Algorithm in Various Applications
Department of Software Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), 86400 Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
2 Department of Multimedia, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), 86400 Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia
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Feature selection is a process to select the best feature among huge number of features in dataset, However, the problem in feature selection is to select a subset that give the better performs under some classifier. In producing better classification result, feature selection been applied in many of the classification works as part of preprocessing step; where only a subset of feature been used rather than the whole features from a particular dataset. This procedure not only can reduce the irrelevant features but in some cases able to increase classification performance due to finite sample size. In this study, Chi-Square (CH), Information Gain (IG) and Bat Algorithm (BA) are used to obtain the subset features on fourteen well-known dataset from various applications. To measure the performance of these selected features three benchmark classifier are used; k-Nearest Neighbor (kNN), Naïve Bayes (NB) and Decision Tree (DT). This paper then analyzes the performance of all classifiers with feature selection in term of accuracy, sensitivity, F-Measure and ROC. The objective of these study is to analyse the outperform feature selection techniques among conventional and heuristic techniques in various applications.
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