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Architectures of evolving fuzzy rule-based classifiers

Angelov, Plamen and Zhou, Xiaowei and Filev, Dimitar and Lughofer, Edwin (2007) Architectures of evolving fuzzy rule-based classifiers. In: Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 2007. ISIC. IEEE International Conference on. IEEE, pp. 2050-2055. ISBN 978-1-4244-0991-4

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    Abstract

    Prediction of the properties of the crude oil distillation side streams based on statistical methods and laboratory-based analysis has been around for decades. However, there are still many problems with the existing estimators that require a development of new techniques especially for an on-line analysis of the quality of the distillation process. The nature of non-linear characteristics of the refinery process, the variety of properties to measure and control and the narrow window that normally refinery processes operates in are only some of the problems that a prediction technique should deal with in order to be useful for a practical application. There are many successful application cases that refinery units use real plant data to calibrate models. They can be used to predict quality properties of the gas oil, naphtha, kerosene and other products of a crude oil distillation tower. Some of these are distillation end points and cold properties (freeze, cloud). However, it is difficult to identify, control or compensate the dynamic process behaviour and the errors from instrumentation for an online model prediction.

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    Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
    ID Code: 929
    Deposited By: Dr. Plamen Angelov
    Deposited On: 15 Jan 2008 16:22
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 21 Mar 2014 10:41
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/929

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