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M.Tech. – II Semester Regular Examinations, September, 2008 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (Chemical Engineering) Time: 3hours Max. Marks:60

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Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --Discuss the developments in AI that led to the interest in exploring new models for computing. Write a brief note on coupling symbolic and numeric computing in knowledge based systems. What are Artificial Neural Networks? What are their characteristics. Explain the various benefits of Neural Networks in detail. Distinguish between feed forword and feed back neural networks. Explain the various activation functions used in neural networks. Write short notes on the following: (a) Fuzzy sets (b) Fuzzification Interface (c) Knowledge base in FLC List the imporatnt components of a fuzzy logic controller and explain each of them in detail with a case study. Give an introduction to Genetic algorithm and explain how the cross over operator works in Genetic algorithm. What are the advantages and disadvantages of Genetic algorithms. What is expert system? Discuss its architecture. Differentiate between expert system and problem sloving system.

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