An adaptive fuzzy control module for automatic dialysis

  • Silvio Giove
  • Maurizio Nordio
  • Alessandro Zorat
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 695)


This paper presents a fuzzy adaptive control technique to automate the dialysis procedure. The main points of this research are: use of a data base of fuzzy inference rules to formalize the medical experience, use of pre-processed lookup tables to speed up the computation and to allow for run-time changes of the inference rules, implementation of adaptive concept by means a set of performance tables, and — finally — the smooth blending of different control actions to obtain a single output action.


fuzzy control adaptive control fuzzy rules dialysis nephrology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvio Giove
    • 1
  • Maurizio Nordio
    • 2
  • Alessandro Zorat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Management SciencesUniversity of TrentoTrentoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Nephrology and DialysisVenice HospitalVeniceItaly

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