Prediction of abnormal wine fermentations using computational intelligent techniques


  • Gonzalo Hernández CCTVal - Centro Científico y Tecnológico de Valparaíso, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile
  • Roberto León Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello, Viña del Mar, Chile
  • Alejandra Urtubia Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Ambiental, Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile


support vector machines, abnormal, wine fermentations, artificial neural networks


The early detection abnormal fermentations (sluggish and stuck) is one of the main problems that appear in wine production, due to the signi cant impacts in wine quality and utility. This situation is specially important in Chile, which is one of the top ten worldwide wine production countries. In last years, two di erent methods coming from Computational Intelligence have been applied to solve this problem: Arti cial Neural Networks and Support Vector Machines. In this work we present the main results that have been obtained to detect abnormal wine fermentations applying these approaches. The Support Vector Machine method with radial basis kernel present the best results for the time cuto s considered (72 [hr] and 96 [hr]) over all the techniques studied with respect to prediction rates and number of the training sets.


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Hernández, G., León, R., & Urtubia, A. (2015). Prediction of abnormal wine fermentations using computational intelligent techniques. Journal of Computer Science and Technology, 15(01), p. 1–7. Retrieved from



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