Toward Sensor to Reproduce Human Sense

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)


Electronic nose (E-nose) is basically used to detect and differentiate between odorants. An artificial olfaction system may be used as substitute for mammal olfaction system and efforts are made to use E-nose to do similar tasks which includes detection and discrimination. The nose is connected with perception of smell. To advance the knowledge of the process of sensation of the olfactory system, the knowledge of the sensory organ, the nose, become more and more important. Herewith, this chapter is focused on the study of organization of sensory system, machine olfaction and defining the odor reception and perception. This chapter also discusses the overview of signal analysis techniques used to reproduce the human or mammal sense of smell.


Sensor Array Olfactory Epithelium Olfactory System Independent Component Analysis Probabilistic Neural Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrical EngineeringInstitute of Technology, Nirma UniversityAhmedabadIndia

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