Table 7: Confusion matrix of the LULC classification for each year in the study area.

ClassesYear 2000Year 2009Year 2015
User’s accuracyProducer’s accuracyUser’s accuracyProducer’s accuracyUser’s accuracyProducer’s accuracy

Bare0.880.610.860.770.880.56
Dry land0.740.80.880.750.860.57
Dense grass0.960.760.880.920.80.83
Forest0.940.860.880.860.80.85
Irrigation land0.940.820.920.810.960.65
Moderate grass0.920.880.920.870.840.84
Other forests0.740.930.920.920.680.92
Paddy0.8810.940.960.641
Rural settlements0.80.890.820.80.760.79
Salina0.840.980.880.960.740.97
Sandy land0.820.910.980.880.960.91
Shrub0.860.880.920.920.860.84
Sparse grass0.920.70.90.870.840.76
Tidal0.860.930.820.890.820.91
Urban built-up area0.6210.7810.761
Water110.96111
Swampland0.840.930.860.980.780.98

Overall accuracy0.860.890.82
Kappa coefficient0.850.880.81