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Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science, 2023, 6(9); doi: 10.25236/AJETS.2023.060911.

Landslide Risk Assessment of Railway Lines Based on Hierarchical Grey Relation Analysis


Pan He1, Yuqi Wang1, Xinyue Ma1, Yifei Chen2, Yu Jia1, Yu Qiao1, Xinyu Han1

Corresponding Author:
Pan He

1Baoji Electric Service Section of Xi'an Railway Bureau, Baoji, 721000, China

2Baojidong Railway Station of Xi'an Railway Bureau, Baoji, 721000, China


The risk assessment of landslides is an important component of landslide risk assessment, which is of great significance for the prediction and prevention of landslides. How to scientifically and reasonably select evaluation factors is a weak link in existing research. For the selection of landslide risk assessment factors, the data analysis method mistakenly deleted important factors in factor screening. Therefore, the hierarchical grey relational analysis was first used to calculate the comprehensive correlation degree of the assessment factors based on data analysis and expert experience, and then the random forest model was used to select the best assessment factors and assess the landslide risk. The impact of this method on the model performance was measured by comparing before and after the screening of assessment factors. The results showed that the area under the working characteristic curve of the Random forest model corresponding to the subjects could be increased from 0.82 to 0.91 by screening factors, which improved the prediction accuracy of the evaluation model; Comparing the landslide verification points with higher and high-risk areas, 89.7% of the landslide verification points are consistent with them. The risk assessment of landslides along the railway line based on hierarchical grey correlation analysis selects more reasonable evaluation factors, making the evaluation results more accurate and providing reference basis for risk control of landslides along the Ya'an city railway line.


Landslide; Hazard assessment; Hierarchical Grey Relational Analysis; Random forest; Distance function

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Pan He, Yuqi Wang, Xinyue Ma, Yifei Chen, Yu Jia, Yu Qiao, Xinyu Han. Landslide Risk Assessment of Railway Lines Based on Hierarchical Grey Relation Analysis. Academic Journal of Engineering and Technology Science (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 9: 73-82. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJETS.2023.060911.


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