Intelligent Systems Applied to the Control of an Industrial Mixer

  • Marcio Mendonça
  • Douglas Matsumoto
  • Lucia V. R. Arruda
  • Elpinik I. Papageorgiou
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 412)


This paper presents the application of intelligent techniques to control an industrial mixer. Control design is based on hebbian evolution of fuzzy cognitive maps. In this context, this paper develops a dynamical fuzzy cognitive map (D-FCM) based on Hebbian Learning algorithms. Two strategies to update FCM weights are derived. Finally, the D-FCM is used to control an industrial mixer. Simulation results of this control are presented. Additionally, results are provided extending some of the algorithms into the Arduino platform in order to acknowledge the performance of the codes reported in this paper.


fuzzy cognitive maps hebbian learning Arduino platform process control fuzzy logic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcio Mendonça
    • 1
  • Douglas Matsumoto
    • 1
  • Lucia V. R. Arruda
    • 2
  • Elpinik I. Papageorgiou
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringParana Federal Technological UniversityBrazil
  2. 2.CPGEIParana Federal Technological UniversityCuritibaBrazil
  3. 3.Department of Informatics and Computer TechnologyTechnological Education Institute of LamiaLamiaGreece

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