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Title: Use of image analysis for sludge characterisation: studying the relation between floc shape and sludge settleability
Authors: Jenné, R ×
Banadda, Ephraim Noble
Gins, Geert
Deurinck, Jeroen
Smets, Ilse
Geeraerd, Annemie
Van Impe, Jan #
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Pergamon Press
Series Title: Water Science and Technology vol:54 issue:1 pages:167-174
Abstract: This paper starts by presenting a fully automatic image analysis procedure for characterisation of flocs and filaments in activated sludge images. Thereafter the attention is directed towards the results of four lab-scale experiments, in which image information is related to sludge settleability in terms of sludge volume index. This relation is statistically confirmed by applying a principal component analysis to the data. In addition, the redundancy in the data sets is studied with regard to floc shape descriptors and the monitoring potential of image analysis is demonstrated by means of a multiple linear regression exercise.
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ISSN: 0273-1223
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Bio- & Chemical Systems Technology, Reactor Engineering and Safety Section
Division of Mechatronics, Biostatistics and Sensors (MeBioS)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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