Table 1: Performance evaluation of thirty neural network models for the prediction of global solar irradiation.

Trial run no.ANN structure MBERMSENormal MBENormal RMSERank sumRank

119(T)0.9220.3170.6860.0200.0440.06414
219(L)0.9540.3150.7890.0200.0510.07118
320(T)0.9650.2680.6810.0170.0440.06113
420(L)0.9030.4820.9800.0310.0630.09426
530(T)0.9510.2250.6860.0140.0440.0589
630(L)0.8990.9811.6790.0630.1080.17128
732(T)0.9360.3660.8840.0240.0570.08022
832(L)0.9180.2640.9660.0170.0620.07921
935(T)0.8760.3650.9960.0230.0640.08724
1035(L)0.9240.2830.8420.0180.0540.07219
1136(T)0.9310.1870.7150.0120.0460.05810
1236(L)0.9090.2100.8880.0130.0570.07016
1337(T)0.9510.2590.7400.0170.0470.06414
1437(L)0.9440.2040.7100.0130.0460.05911
1539(T)0.9440.3040.6360.0200.0410.06012
1639(L)0.8750.4561.2280.0290.0790.10827
1755(T)0.9580.0410.5940.0030.0380.0415
1855(L)0.9560.0390.4930.0020.0320.0342
1962(T)0.8530.2481.1660.0160.0750.09125
2062(L)−0.7841.5196.1190.0970.3930.49030
2163(T)0.729−0.1121.354−0.0070.0870.08023
2263(L)0.931−0.0340.667−0.0020.0430.0414
2364(T)0.9120.3370.7750.0220.0500.07117
2464(L)0.9540.1900.5870.0120.0380.0508
2565(T)0.9440.0720.6340.0050.0410.0456
2665(L)0.4980.7273.4190.0470.2190.26629
2766(T)0.9390.1540.6110.0100.0390.0497
2866(L)0.9600.1250.3410.0080.0220.0301
2968(T)0.9640.0590.5240.0040.0340.0373
3068(L)0.8970.2050.9660.0130.0620.07520