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SOM - Self-Organizing Map Demonstration


xsom (116 kb) GNU/Linux executable
wsom.exe (245 kb) Windows executable (253 kb) C sources, version 2.10 (2018.10.18)
somd.tar.gz (239 kb)


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 for Visual Studio 2022 (see under "Other Tools and Frameworks") installed, as the program was compiled with Microsoft Visual Studio 2022.

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