The predictive performance of different granular models (GMs) was compared and analyzed for methods that evenly divide linguistic context in information granulation-based GMs and perform flexible partitioning. GMs are defined by input and output space information transformations using context-based fuzzy C-means clustering. The input space information transformation is directly induced by the output space context. Usually, the output space context is evenly divided. In this paper, the linguistic context was flexibly divided by stochastically distributing data in the output space. Unlike most fuzzy models, this GM yielded information segmentation. Their performance is usually evaluated using the root mean square error, which utilizes the difference between the model’s output and ground truth. However, this is inadequate for the performance evaluation of information innovation-based GMs. Thus, the GM performance was compared and analyzed using the linguistic context partitioning by selecting the appropriate performance evaluation method for the GM. The method was augmented by the coverage and specificity of the GMs output as the performance index. For the GM validation, its performance was compared and analyzed using the auto MPG dataset. The GM with flexible partitioning of linguistic context performed better. Performance evaluation using the coverage and specificity of the membership function was validated.
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