Russian Journal of Electrochemistry

, Volume 54, Issue 11, pp 867–872 | Cite as

The Kolmogorov–Sinai Entropy in the Setting of Fuzzy Sets for Atmospheric Corrosion Image Texture Analysis

  • Yang Song
  • Bing Zhou
  • Yingying Zhang
  • Xinhui Nie
  • Chao Ma
  • Zhiming GaoEmail author
  • Da-Hai Xia


Image analysis gives us a new opportunity in corrosion science. Fuzzy Kolmogorov–Sinai (K–S) entropy is used to quantify the average amount of uncertainty of a dynamical system through a sequence of observations. The fuzzy K–S entropy for horizontal and vertical orientations is sensitive to distribution of corrosion product or corrosion degree, and the entropy values decrease as the corrosion becomes more and more serious. It is concluded that the fuzzy K–S entropy is illustrated as an effective feature for image analysis and corrosion classification.


atmospheric corrosion fuzzy Kolmogorov–Sinai entropy weight loss image analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yang Song
    • 1
  • Bing Zhou
    • 2
  • Yingying Zhang
    • 2
  • Xinhui Nie
    • 3
  • Chao Ma
    • 1
  • Zhiming Gao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Da-Hai Xia
    • 1
  1. 1.Tianjin Key Laboratory of Composite and Functional Materials, School of Material Science and EngineeringTianjin UniversityTianjinChina
  2. 2.CNPC research institute of engineering technologyTianjinChina
  3. 3.Guodian Science and Technology Research InstituteChina GuodianNanjingChina

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