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A deep learning technique-based automatic monitoring method for experimental urban road inundation

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posted on 27.09.2021, 09:30 by Hao Han, Jingming Hou, Ganggang Bai, Bingyao Li,, Tian Wang, Xuan Li, Xujun Gao, Feng Su, Zhaofeng Wang, Qiuhua LiangQiuhua Liang, Jiahui Gong
Reports indicate that high-cost, insecurity, and difficulty in complex environments hinder the traditional urban road inundation monitoring approach. This work proposed an automatic monitoring method for experimental urban road inundation based on the YOLOv2 deep learning framework. The proposed method is an affordable, secure, with high accuracy rates in urban road inundation evaluation. The automatic detection of experimental urban road inundation was carried out under both dry and wet conditions on roads in the study area with a scale of a few m2. The validation average accuracy rate of the model was high with 90.1% inundation detection, while its training average accuracy rate was 96.1%. This indicated that the model has effective performance with high detection accuracy and recognition ability. Besides, the inundated water area of the experimental inundation region and the real road inundation region in the images was computed, showing that the relative errors of the measured area and the computed area were less than 20%. The results indicated that the proposed method can provide reliable inundation area evaluation. Therefore, our findings provide an effective guide in the management of urban floods and urban flood-warning, as well as systematic validation data for hydrologic and hydrodynamic models.

Funding

National Natural Science Foundation of China (52079106, 52009104)

Water Conservancy Science and Technology Project of Shaanxi Province (Grant No. 2017slkj-14)

Shaanxi International Science, Technology Foundation of China (Grant No. 2017KW-014)

National Key Research and Development Program of China (2016YFC0402704)

History

School

  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

Published in

Journal of Hydroinformatics

Volume

23

Issue

4

Pages

764 - 781

Publisher

IWA Publishing

Version

VoR (Version of Record)

Rights holder

© The authors

Publisher statement

This is an Open Access Article. It is published by IWA Publisheing under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported Licence (CC BY). Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Acceptance date

30/04/2021

Publication date

2021-05-17

Copyright date

2021

ISSN

1464-7141

eISSN

1465-1734

Language

en

Depositor

Prof Qiuhua Liang. Deposit date: 26 September 2021