Vehicle Classification Using an Imbalanced Dataset Based on a Single Magnetic Sensor
AbstractThis paper aims to improve the accuracy of automatic vehicle classifiers for imbalanced datasets. Classification is made through utilizing a single anisotropic magnetoresistive sensor, with the models of vehicles involved being classified into hatchbacks, sedans, buses, and multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs). Using time domain and frequency domain features in combination with three common classification algorithms in pattern recognition, we develop a novel feature extraction method for vehicle classification. These three common classification algorithms are the k-nearest neighbor, the support vector machine, and the back-propagation neural network. Nevertheless, a problem remains with the original vehicle magnetic dataset collected being imbalanced, and may lead to inaccurate classification results. With this in mind, we propose an approach called SMOTE, which can further boost the performance of classifiers. Experimental results show that the k-nearest neighbor (KNN) classifier with the SMOTE algorithm can reach a classification accuracy of 95.46%, thus minimizing the effect of the imbalance. View Full-Text
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Xu, C.; Wang, Y.; Bao, X.; Li, F. Vehicle Classification Using an Imbalanced Dataset Based on a Single Magnetic Sensor. Sensors 2018, 18, 1690.
Xu C, Wang Y, Bao X, Li F. Vehicle Classification Using an Imbalanced Dataset Based on a Single Magnetic Sensor. Sensors. 2018; 18(6):1690.Chicago/Turabian Style
Xu, Chang; Wang, Yingguan; Bao, Xinghe; Li, Fengrong. 2018. "Vehicle Classification Using an Imbalanced Dataset Based on a Single Magnetic Sensor." Sensors 18, no. 6: 1690.
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