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GAHARU SENSE: INTELLIGENT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM FOR AGARWOOD
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Agarwood(gaharu) is a fragrant wood usually derived from the diseased timber of the genus Aguilaria (Thymelaecease). It is used widely as perfumelry ingredient and for medication purposes. Agarwood is often graded by the traders themselves as A,B, C, or D based on the quality of the scent, resin formation and physical properties. At the moment, there are no apparent international classification standards for agarwood or its products in the consumer market. The system consists of integrated semi-automated system which comprises of man machine interface (MMI), heating system, e-nose system, and ANN identification system. This user friendly system is design such that it is easy to run an experiment systematically and hence it helps minimizing the random error. The system is able to locate 10 sample data at a time. Hence, it is capable of inreasing the effciently of data collection. The intelligent part of the system is the e-nose system with ANN was capable of generating characterized smell prints to differetiate Agarwood qualities.

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Forest Product Division, Forest Reseach Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
52109 Kepong
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

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Abd Majid J.
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majid@frim.gov.my