Heavy rainfall classification using Genetic Programming133 views
Keywords:Genetic Programming; Imbalance classification; Heavy rain classification.
Classification of overwhelming heavy rainfall is a critical issue in the field of meteorology because it has extraordinary effects on people's lives and economies. Every year, a huge number of people all over the world suffer serious consequences from overwhelming precipitation events such as flooding and disease spreads. In this paper, we use Genetic Programming (GP) to predict if there will be heavy rain the next day. GP is an evolution-based machine learning methodology that can identify the model’s functional form as well as its numerical coefficients. Our model was trained and evaluated on a data set collected from 17 stations in Vietnam’s provinces. The experimental results show that models constructed using GP can perform better for heavy rain classification than models using other popular machine learning methods.
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