Expert Systems

  • Ming Rao
  • Qijun Xia
  • Yiqun Ying
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


Papermaking process operations involve multiple tasks under multiple criteria such as process quality control, operation optimization, fault detection, and emergency handling. The criteria applied in the operation are better product quality, higher production profit, improved equipment safety, and environment protection. Current process control and information systems mainly deal with normal situation and provide process operation information. How to efficiently utilize these information and make decisions for handling process operation problems is still heavily relied on process operators’ experience.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ming Rao
    • 1
  • Qijun Xia
    • 1
  • Yiqun Ying
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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