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D.L. Cooper. Measurement of papermachine control. In Papermaking Systems and their Control, Trans. of the IVth Fund. Res. Symp. Oxford, 1969, (F. Bolam, ed.), pp 118–129, FRC, Manchester, 2018.


This paper reviews some of the problems in the interpretation of measurements of papermaking process variables . It is directed to papermakers or scientists who are not specialists in this field. The viewpoint is that of a statistician.

The main problem discussed is the analysis of continuous signals from process instruments, in so far as they are affected by the papermaking system . Specific hardware problems are not considered. Sampling problems for control are also discussed.

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