A Multidisciplinary Approach for Evaluating Spatial and Temporal Variations in Water Quality
AbstractThe primary goal of this study is to investigate the classification capability of several artificial intelligence techniques, including the decision tree (DT), multilayer perceptron (MLP) network, Naïve Bayes, radial basis function (RBF) network, and support vector machine (SVM) for evaluating spatial and temporal variations in water quality. The application case is the Song Quao-Ca Giang (SQ-CG) water system, a main domestic water supply source of the city of Phan Thiet in Binh Thuan province, Vietnam. To evaluate the water quality condition of the source, the government agency has initiated an extensive sampling project, collecting samples from 43 locations covering the SQ reservoir, the main canals, and the surrounding areas during 2015–2016. Different classifying models based on artificial intelligence techniques were developed to analyze the sampling data after the performances of the models were evaluated and compared using the confusion matrix, accuracy rate, and several error indexes. The results show that machine-learning techniques can be used to explicitly evaluate spatial and temporal variations in water quality. View Full-Text
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Le, V.T.; Quan, N.H.; Loc, H.H.; Thanh Duyen, N.T.; Dung, T.D.; Nguyen, H.D.; Do, Q.H. A Multidisciplinary Approach for Evaluating Spatial and Temporal Variations in Water Quality. Water 2019, 11, 853.
Le VT, Quan NH, Loc HH, Thanh Duyen NT, Dung TD, Nguyen HD, Do QH. A Multidisciplinary Approach for Evaluating Spatial and Temporal Variations in Water Quality. Water. 2019; 11(4):853.Chicago/Turabian Style
Le, Viet T.; Quan, Nguyen H.; Loc, Ho H.; Thanh Duyen, Nguyen T.; Dung, Tran D.; Nguyen, Hiep D.; Do, Quang H. 2019. "A Multidisciplinary Approach for Evaluating Spatial and Temporal Variations in Water Quality." Water 11, no. 4: 853.
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