2013

Application of Nature Based Algorithm in Natural Resource Management

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5151-4 (Print) 978-94-007-5152-1 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. New Nature Based Algorithms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-17

      Selection of Optimized Location for Ecoparks Using Ant Colony Optimization

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      Pages 19-29

      Application of Hive Theory to the Identification of Suitable Porcupine Habitats

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      Pages 31-42

      Tradeoff Analysis Between Rainfall and Load Factor of a Small-Scale Hydropower Plant by Particle Swarm Optimization

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      Pages 43-58

      Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Short-Term Rainfall Forecasting

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      Pages 59-74

      Application of a Genetic Algorithm to Predict the Growth Rate of Bufo melanostictus in Urban Forest

  3. Site Selection Algorithms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-86

      Comparison of Nature-Based Algorithms in Impact Analysis of Climate Change on Water Resources

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      Pages 87-104

      A Neuro-Fuzzy Approach to Selecting Crops in Vertical Irrigation

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      Pages 105-117

      Application of Neuro-Fuzzy Techniques in the Estimation of Extreme Events

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      Pages 119-134

      Impact of Climate Change on Selection of Sites for Lotus Cultivation

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      Pages 135-155

      Comparison of Bat and Fuzzy Clusterization for Identification of Suitable Locations for a Small-Scale Hydropower Plant

  4. Impact Studies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-176

      Impact of Climate Change on Ecological Sensitivity of Wetlands

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      Pages 177-188

      Impact of Climate Change on the Hydrologic Sensitivity of Sundarban Reserve Forest

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      Pages 189-201

      Fuzzy-Based Impact Analysis Study on Site Selection of Tidal Power Plants

  5. New Computer Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 203-203

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      Pages 205-218

      Estimation of Groundwater Quality from Surface Water Quality Variables of a Tropical River Basin by Neurogenetic Models

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      Pages 219-232

      Rating Irrigation Canals Using Cognitive Indexes

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      Pages 233-245

      CLIMAGE: A New Software for the Prediction of Short-Term Weather with the Help of Satellite Data and Neuro-Fuzzy Clustering

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      Pages 247-260

      OPTIDAL: A New Software for Simulation of Climatic Impacts on Tidal Power

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      Pages 261-268

      AGROSIM: A New Model for Predicting Water Productivity from Crop Characteristics

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      Pages 269-316

      QUALTR: Software for Simulating Output from Water Treatment Plants in the Face of Extreme Events

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      Pages 317-330

      Development of a Neuro-Fuzzy System for Selection of Tree Species for Afforestation Purpose

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 331-341