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An Enhanced ITU-R 837-6 Rain Rate Prediction Model for Tropical Region

  • Folasade Abiola Semire
  • Rosmiwati Mohd-Mokhtar
  • Widad Ismail
  • Norizah Mohamad
  • J. S. Mandeep
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 291)

Abstract

This paper presents an enhanced rain rate model based on ITU-R 837-6 rain rate prediction. The improved model is derived from well behaved cumulative distribution function of over 100 rainfall rate samples from tropical region. The performance evaluation results show an improvement of −24.93 and 16.67 % in term of bias and root mean square of the relative estimation error respectively.

Keywords

Rain rate ITU-R-837-6 TRMM Rainfall database 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Authors would like to thank Universiti Sains Malaysia for the awarded RU-PRGS grant (1001/PELECT/8046022) to support this project.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Folasade Abiola Semire
    • 1
    • 2
  • Rosmiwati Mohd-Mokhtar
    • 1
  • Widad Ismail
    • 1
  • Norizah Mohamad
    • 1
  • J. S. Mandeep
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering CampusNibong TebalMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Electronic and Electrical EngineeringLadoke Akintola University of TechnologyOgbomosoNigeria
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia

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