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Steady-state modelling and control of molecular weight distributions in a styrene polymerization process based on b-spline neural networks

Zhang, J.F. and Yue, H. (2007) Steady-state modelling and control of molecular weight distributions in a styrene polymerization process based on b-spline neural networks. In: ISNN '07 Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Neural Networks: Advances in Neural Networks. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4491 . Springer, pp. 333-342. ISBN 978-3-540-72382-0

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Abstract

The B-spline neural networks are used to model probability density function (PDF) with least square algorithm, the controllers are designed accordingly. Both the modeling and control methods are tested with molecular weight distribution (MWD) through simulation.