Research Output

Intelligent Decision Support Systems

› French Fry

› Oat Kernal

Sensor Sensing Systems

› Quality of Beans

› Sunflower

› Wheat Protein

› Bacterial Contamination in Packaged Food

Decision Processing System for French Fry Processing

  • Computer vision
  • Sensors
  • Mechatronics
  • Expert systems
  • Color evaluation
  • Texture evaluation
  • Troubleshooting of blanching operation
Computer Vision
  • Back-propagation and probabilistic neural networks
  • RGB and hue, saturation, intensity color coordinates
  • Accuracy 94-96%
Internal Texture Evaluation
  • Color-texture algorithm
  • Coarseness and roughness information with color information
  • Accuracy of 100%
External Texture Evaluation
  • Frequency domain
  • Coefficients of DFT
  • Neural network
  • Piezo-electric sensor (analog signal)
  • Back-propagation neural network
  • 98% accuracy
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