A Practical Application of a Learning Classifier System in a Steel Hot Strip Mill
The aim of this project is to improve the quality and consistency of coiling in a steel hot strip mill at British Steel Strip Products, Integrated Works. The artificial intelligence paradigm of learning classifier systems (LCS) is proposed for the processing of plant data. Improvements to a basic LCS, that allow operation on industrial data, are detailed. Initial experimental results show that the technique of LCS has the potential to become a very useful tool for processing industrial data. The stochastic computational technique will produce off- line rules to aid operator and engineering decision making. Improvements in availability, coil presentation and ultimately customer satisfaction will result in cost benefit to British Steel Plc.
KeywordsGenetic Algorithm Rule Base Learn Classifier System Integrate Work Industrial Data
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