Soft-sensors and numerical filters in mineral processing

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 85, No. 965, 1992

R. Spring, Noranda Technology Centre, Pointe Claire, Quebec

Soft-sensors are a computer software alternative to Inadequate hardware instrumentation. Filters are averaging methods that reduce the noise in any sensor's signal. This paper introduces these topics and places them in a mineral processing context using the n-product formula.