Fuzzy Association Rule Based Froth Surface Behavior Control in Zinc Froth Flotation
AbstractFroth flotation is a vital mineral concentration process. Froth surface behavior is the knowledge about flotation working condition. However, in computer vision aided froth surface behavior control, there are still two challenges that need to be tackled seriously. Against the difficulty in the froth surface behavior representation, this paper proposes to combine the bubble size distribution (BSD) and froth velocity distribution. As far as we know, this is the first time that the froth velocity distribution is presented. Against the difficulty in the adaptive generation of the optimal froth surface behavior feature (optimal setpoint), this paper introduces the fuzzy apriori to mine the association rule between the current working condition and the optimal setpoint. Then, a fuzzy inference module is constructed to generate optimal setpoint for current working condition adaptively. Many validation experiments and comparison experiments demonstrate the superiority and robustness of the proposed methods. View Full-Text
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Zhang, J.; Tang, Z.; Ai, M.; Gui, W. Fuzzy Association Rule Based Froth Surface Behavior Control in Zinc Froth Flotation. Symmetry 2018, 10, 216.
Zhang J, Tang Z, Ai M, Gui W. Fuzzy Association Rule Based Froth Surface Behavior Control in Zinc Froth Flotation. Symmetry. 2018; 10(6):216.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Jin; Tang, Zhaohui; Ai, Mingxi; Gui, Weihua. 2018. "Fuzzy Association Rule Based Froth Surface Behavior Control in Zinc Froth Flotation." Symmetry 10, no. 6: 216.
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