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A WeVoS-CBR Approach to Oil Spill Problem

  • Emilio Corchado
  • Bruno Baruque
  • Aitor Mata
  • Juan M. Corchado
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5271)

Abstract

The hybrid intelligent system presented here, forecasts the presence or not of oil slicks in a certain area of the open sea after an oil spill using Case-Based Reasoning methodology. The proposed CBR includes a novel network for data classification and data retrieval. Such network works as a summarization algorithm for the results of an ensemble of Visualization Induced Self-Organizing Maps. This algorithm, called Weighted Voting Superposition (WeVoS), is mainly aimed to achieve the lowest topographic error in the map. The system uses information obtained from various satellites such as salinity, temperature, pressure, number and area of the slicks. WeVoS-CBR system has been able to accurately predict the presence of oil slicks in the north west of the Galician coast, using historical data.

Keywords

Case-Based Reasoning Oil Spill Topology Preserving Maps Ensemble summarization Self Organizing Memory RBF 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emilio Corchado
    • 1
  • Bruno Baruque
    • 2
  • Aitor Mata
    • 2
  • Juan M. Corchado
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BurgosSpain
  2. 2.University of SalamancaSpain

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