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Application of entropy-based fuzzy matter-element analysis in seepage monitoring of RCC dam

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Taking account of the fuzzy results of the seepage monitoring analysis of roller compacted concrete (RCC) dam and uncertainties of the individual indicator evaluation, the fuzzy matter-element model of seepage monitoring of RCC dam analysis has been established with the use of the fuzzy matter-element analysis theory and the concept of euclid approach degree. The use of entropy theory can calculate the weighting factor through the disorder utility values of the information reflected by the data itself, which can effectively avoid the problems of weight distribution and uncertainties of subjective judgments of the seepage monitoring analysis of roller compacted concrete dam. And further the example shows that the analysis of entropy-based fuzzy matter-element analysis model of the seepage monitoring of roller compacted concrete dam is in accordance with the actual situation, which verifies the effectiveness of the method.

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Gu, C., Zhang, Z., Cai, X. et al. Application of entropy-based fuzzy matter-element analysis in seepage monitoring of RCC dam. Front. Archit. Civ. Eng. China 5, 105–111 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11709-010-0015-4

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Keywords

  • information entropy
  • fuzzy matter-element
  • roller compacted concrete (RCC) dam
  • seepage analysis