Non-destructive Testing for Assessing Structures by Using Soft-Computing

  • Luis Eduardo Mujica
  • Josep Vehí
  • José Rodellar
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4132)


A hybrid system which combines Self Organizing Maps and Case Based Reasoning is presented and apply to Structural Assessment. Self Organizing Maps are trained as a classification tool in order to organize the old cases in memory with the purpose of speeding up the Case Based Reasoning process. Three real structures have been used: An aluminium beam, a pipe section and a long pipe.


Real Structure Structural Assessment Reversible Defect Pipe Section Damage Case 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Eduardo Mujica
    • 1
  • Josep Vehí
    • 1
  • José Rodellar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Automatic ControlUniversity of Girona (UdG)GironaSpain
  2. 2.Department of Applied Mathematic IIITechnical University of Catalonia (UPC)BarcelonaSpain

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