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Self-organizing map using weighted non-euclidean distance to minimize variance of predictions

Let's say I have a dataset, each item/row of which has $\mathit{X + 1}$ characteristics where the last characteristic (i.e., the $\mathit{1}$) represents the some value I want to predict, $\mathit{Y}$,...
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What is the impact of using multiple BMUs for self-organizing maps?

Sort of a conceptual question here. I was implementing a SOM algorithm to better understand its variations and parameters and got curious about one bit: the BMU (best matching unit == the neuron that ...
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Kohonen clustering of flowers

I have a question about output of my SOM network. I have trained my network with diffrent size, learning rate and epochs, but my output always can recognise two big clusters. Iris-setosa and Iris-...