Real-time fault diagnosis — Using occupancy grids and neural network techniques

  • Amit Kumar Ray
  • R. B. Misra
Fault Diagnosis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 604)


This paper presents a methodology for real-time fault diagnosis of manufacturing systems using occupancy grids and neural network techniques. Themain advantages ofthe system over other existing methods are its ability to capture imprecise and time dependent information, ability to accommodate nonlinear relationships, ability to learn and acquire knowledge automatically. A case study related to real-time milling machine fault diagnosis is discussed. The paper also discusses the problems with the proposed method and the future research directions.


Neural networks Occupancy grids Information measure Back-propagation algorithm 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amit Kumar Ray
    • 1
  • R. B. Misra
    • 1
  1. 1.Reliability Engineering CentreIndian Institute of TechnologyKharagpur - 721 302, WBIndia

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