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Development of an Application for Mobile Devices to Analyze Data Set by a Self-Organizing Map : A Case Study on Saga Prefectural Sightseeing Information
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 Title & Authors
Development of an Application for Mobile Devices to Analyze Data Set by a Self-Organizing Map : A Case Study on Saga Prefectural Sightseeing Information
Wakuya, Hiroshi; Horinouchi, Yu; Itoh, Hideaki;
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 Abstract
In the preceding studies, an analysis of Saga Prefectural sightseeing information by a Self-Organizing Map (SOM) has been tried. And recent development on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) will help us to access any results via the mobile devices easily. This is why the mobile devices, e.g., smartphones and tablet computers, have an operating system installed, and we can improve their functions by downloading any applications on the Web. Then, in order to realize this basic idea, development of an application for the mobile devices is investigated through some computer simulations on the standard desktop PC in this paper. As a result, it is found that i) a developed feature map is useful to identify some candidate topics, ii) a touchscreen is suitable to show the feature map, and iii) arrangement of the feature map can be modified based on our interests. Then, it is concluded that the proposed idea seems to be applicable, even though further consideration is required to brush it up.
 Keywords
Self-Organizing Map (SOM);Sightseeing Information Analysis;Mobile Device;Feature Map;Touchscreen;
 Language
English
 Cited by
1.
An analysis of multi-dimensional data containing emphasized items by self-organizing map and its application to sightseeing information analysis, Soft Computing, 2016  crossref(new windwow)
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T. Kohonen, "Self-organized formation of topologically correct feature maps," Biological Cybernetics, vol. 43, no. 1, Jan. 1982, pp. 59-69. crossref(new window)

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H. Wakuya, Y. Horinouchi, H. Itoh, H. Fukumoto, and T. Furukawa, "A self-organizing map to train the emphasized items and its application ----- An analysis of Saga Prefectural sightseeing information -----," Technical Reports of the 14th Self-Organizing Maps Meeting in Japan 2013, SOM2013-09, 2013, pp. 9-1 - 9-6 (in Japanese)

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H. Wakuya, Y. Horinouchi, and H. Itoh, "A trial of developing an application for mobile devices to analyze Saga Prefectural sightseeing information," Proc. 2013 Korea Contents Association Spring Academic Conference, X-12, 2013, pp. 253-254.

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Saga Tourist Federation Information Center, Saga City, Saga Prefecture, Japan. (http://www.asobosaga.jp/lang/english/)