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revised on 04.05.2018 and posted on 07.05.2018by Shan Zhu, Jiajun Li, Liying Ma, Chunnian He, Enzuo Liu, Fang He, Chunsheng Shi, Naiqin Zhao
Carbon is the most widely used electrode for the supercapacitors. To predict the capacitance of carbon-based supercapacitors, this work applies three machine learning (ML) methods, including linear regression, Lasso and artificial neural network. For training the ML process, we extracted data from hundreds of published papers. Moreover, five variables were selected to figure out their impact on capacitance, including specific surface area, calculated pore size, ID/IG ratio, N-doping level and voltage window. By evaluated with the real data, all of three methods achieve acceptable prediction results, and ANN exhibits the best performance. More importantly, this work shows the potential of ML in material science and advanced applications.