Landslide Susceptibility Assessment by Novel Hybrid Machine Learning Algorithms
AbstractLandslides have multidimensional effects on the socioeconomic as well as environmental conditions of the impacted areas. The aim of this study is the spatial prediction of landslide using hybrid machine learning models including bagging (BA), random subspace (RS) and rotation forest (RF) with alternating decision tree (ADTree) as base classifier in the northern part of the Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand, Himalaya, India. To construct the database, ten conditioning factors and a total of 103 landslide locations with a ratio of 70/30 were used. The significant factors were determined by chi-square attribute evaluation (CSEA) technique. The validity of the hybrid models was assessed by true positive rate (TP Rate), false positive rate (FP Rate), recall (sensitivity), precision, F-measure and area under the receiver operatic characteristic curve (AUC). Results concluded that land cover was the most important factor while curvature had no effect on landslide occurrence in the study area and it was removed from the modelling process. Additionally, results indicated that although all ensemble models enhanced the power prediction of the ADTree classifier (AUCtraining = 0.859; AUCvalidation = 0.813); however, the RS ensemble model (AUCtraining = 0.883; AUCvalidation = 0.842) outperformed and outclassed the RF (AUCtraining = 0.871; AUCvalidation = 0.840), and the BA (AUCtraining = 0.865; AUCvalidation = 0.836) ensemble model. The obtained results would be helpful for recognizing the landslide prone areas in future to better manage and decrease the damage and negative impacts on the environment. View Full-Text
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Thai Pham, B.; Shirzadi, A.; Shahabi, H.; Omidvar, E.; Singh, S.K.; Sahana, M.; Talebpour Asl, D.; Bin Ahmad, B.; Kim Quoc, N.; Lee, S. Landslide Susceptibility Assessment by Novel Hybrid Machine Learning Algorithms. Sustainability 2019, 11, 4386.
Thai Pham B, Shirzadi A, Shahabi H, Omidvar E, Singh SK, Sahana M, Talebpour Asl D, Bin Ahmad B, Kim Quoc N, Lee S. Landslide Susceptibility Assessment by Novel Hybrid Machine Learning Algorithms. Sustainability. 2019; 11(16):4386.Chicago/Turabian Style
Thai Pham, Binh; Shirzadi, Ataollah; Shahabi, Himan; Omidvar, Ebrahim; Singh, Sushant K.; Sahana, Mehebub; Talebpour Asl, Dawood; Bin Ahmad, Baharin; Kim Quoc, Nguyen; Lee, Saro. 2019. "Landslide Susceptibility Assessment by Novel Hybrid Machine Learning Algorithms." Sustainability 11, no. 16: 4386.
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