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SOM - Self-Organizing Map Demonstration


32 bit 64 bit (32/64 bit only for executable)
xsom (112 kb) xsom (111 kb) GNU/Linux executable
wsom.exe (221 kb) wsom.exe (230 kb) Windows executable (253 kb) somd.tar.gz (236 kb) C sources, version 2.9 (2014.10.24)


A program to visualize the training process of a simple self-organizing map (Kohonen feature map) for two- and three-dimensional training pattern regions.

Full description of this program (included in the source package).

SOM screenshot

If you have trouble executing the program on Microsoft Windows, check whether you have the Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2015 installed, as the library was compiled with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015.

An introduction to neural networks and self-organizing maps in particular can be found in: