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Data Simulation in Machine Olfaction with the R Package Chemosensors

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Matrices of analyte concentrations and sensor signals in a simulation with a virtual array of four sensors.

On the X axis of each panel, the index values correspond to the row index in the two input concentration and output sensor data matrices of the data generator. Consequently, the values in the columns of these matrices are plotted jointly on the Y axis, while the legend on the right annotates the column names. Panel (a) shows three pulses of analyte A at three different concentrations 0.01, 0.02 and 0.05 vol.%, while the concentration of the other two analytes B and C are at zero level. Panel (b) shows transient signals of four sensors labelled as S1, S2, S3 and S4 in response to the pulses from Panel (a) when all three noises in the sensor array are set up at the 0.1 level. Panel (c) shows sensor signals in response to the pulses under drift-free conditions, while the other two concentration and sensor noises are remained at the 0.1 level. The signals allow for a visual discrimination between the three pulses.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0088839.g001