Performance of fuzzy logic in determination of unstable points in leveling networks
A man-made structure or natural phenomena like crustal movement, vertical land movements, subsidence determination, etc. is subject to deformations due to forces on them. Deformations of a structure require rigorous analysis to reflect significant movements. In general, deformation analysis relies on the reference network that is set outside the deforming area so that a comparison could be possible. However, a geodetic reference network is itself subject to movement. Therefore, the stability of the reference network needs to be conformed by some suitable methods. There exist a number of methods for performing the determination of stable and unstable points in the reference network. In this study, based on the fuzzy logic algorithm, a new method of detecting stable and unstable points in a reference network designed for detection of vertical movements is recommended. To test the proposed method a simulation was carried out and the results were presented.