Table 10: Ranking of models based on EF metric (top 10 models are highlighted).

Model typeModelAlbrecht
dataset
Miyazaki
dataset
Maxwell
dataset
COCOMO
dataset
Desharnais
dataset

IndividualMLP620111221
SVR262413245
ANFIS2512272028

Homogeneous ensemble
(MLP)
HM-MLP-[Avg]7322111
HM-MLP-[WtAvg]43118212
HM-MLP-[MLP]51629423
HM-MLP-[SVR]1123242716
HM-MLP-[FIS-FCM]1535191814
HM-MLP-[FIS-SC]3138277
HM-MLP-[ANFIS-FCM]983198
HM-MLP-[ANFIS-SC]16331196

Homogeneous ensemble
(SVR)
HM-SVR-[Avg]191014171
HM-SVR-[WtAvg]201120162
HM-SVR-[MLP]21176326
HM-SVR-[SVR]1026222720
HM-SVR-[FIS-FCM]2414212732
HM-SVR-[FIS-SC]292152725
HM-SVR-[ANFIS-FCM]222341324
HM-SVR-[ANFIS-SC]1110713

Homogeneous ensemble
(ANFIS)
HM-ANFIS-[Avg]29471130
HM-ANFIS-[WtAvg]22591029
HM-ANFIS-[MLP]821262522
HM-ANFIS-[SVR]1219232317
HM-ANFIS-[FIS-FCM]1728302733
HM-ANFIS-[FIS-SC]2930122734
HM-ANFIS-[ANFIS-FCM]189332135
HM-ANFIS-[ANFIS-SC]29344831

Heterogeneous ensemble
(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)
HT-(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)-[Avg]29616144
HT-(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)-[WtAvg]23317610
HT-(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)-[MLP]28728279
HT-(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)-[SVR]2725252219
HT-(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)-[FIS-FCM]2927342727
HT-(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)-[FIS-SC]291852615
HT-(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)-[ANFIS-FCM]142932153
HT-(MLP, SVR, ANFIS)-[ANFIS-SC]13153518