Predicting Runoff from Rainfall Using Neural Networks

by Albert H. Halff, Albert H. Halff Associates, Inc, Dallas, United States,
Henry M. Halff, Albert H. Halff Associates, Inc, Dallas, United States,
Masoud Azmoodeh, Albert H. Halff Associates, Inc, Dallas, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering Hydrology

Abstract: This paper shows the modeling technique, neural nets, to be successful in predicting the hydrograph of a storm from the hyetographs of storms on the same basin. A root mean square error (RMSE) of 0.36 cfs or less shows the method is worthy of further study.

Subject Headings: Storms | Hydrographs | Hydrologic data | Statistics | Runoff | Rainfall-runoff relationships | Hydrologic models | Professional societies

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