## Shallow, Deep, Ensemble models for Network Device Workload Forecasting

### Cenru Liu

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2020F137

Citation: Proceedings of the 2020 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 21, pages 101–104 (2020)

Abstract. Reliable prediction of workload-related characteristics of monitored devices is important and helpful for management of infrastructure capacity. This paper presents 3 machine learning models (shallow, deep, ensemble) with different complexity for network device workload forecasting. The performance of these models have been compared using the data provided in FedCSIS'20 Challenge. The R2 scores achieved from the cascade Support Vector Regression (SVR) based shallow model, Long short-term memory (LSTM) based deep model, and hierarchical linear weighted ensemble model are 0.2506, 0.2831, and 0.3059, respectively, and was ranked 3rd place in the preliminary stage of the challenges.

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