Cloud identification and classification utilizing a new fuzzy intelligent system

H. Sigurðsson*, I. Valgeirsdóttir

Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland


A Fuzzy Inference System with the specialists' knowledge of meteorology is designed in this paper and its aims are detection of the cloud type through extracting knowledge from satellite images of the cloud upper portions. The used data are extracted from the reputable website of UCI called Cloud Data set. This dataset is gathered by Philip Collard in two ranges of IR and VISIBLE. Using the experts' knowledge, this system determines the type of cloud with an accuracy level of 86% and according to experts’ opinion; the results are suitable and acceptable.


Cloud data set, Expert system, Fuzzy logic, Fuzzy expert system, Knowledgebase

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Received 25 April 2019, Received in revised form 8 August 2019, Accepted 11 August 2019

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Sigurðsson H and Valgeirsdóttir I (2019). Cloud identification and classification utilizing a new fuzzy intelligent system. Annals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 2(10): 6-14

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