Volume 21 (2017) Issue 4 Pages 183-186
This paper describes a prediction method for wind speed fluctuation using a deep belief network (DBN) trained with ensemble learning. In particular, we investigate the usefulness of the ensemble learning for an prediction accuracy improvement of wind speed fluctuation. Bootstrap aggregating (the bagging method), which is a typical algorithm of ensemble learning, has been applied to train the DBN. The prediction result is decided by a majority vote of each DBN output. In addition, two bagging methods with different selection methods of training data have been proposed. These proposed methods have been evaluated from several prediction results by comparison with a conventional method.