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Development of chemometrics for food analysis - FS2901

Description
The monitoring of food quality and safety involves inreasingly complex analytical methods. Chemometrics can help in two ways; 1. in interpreting the results of complex, possibly itilising multiple analytical methods, 2. in replacing costly methods by simpler ones combined with sophisticated data treatment, eg. NIR determination of protein. This work will investigate the potential and limitations of these techniques in food analysis.
Objective
1. To enhance to power of analytical methods in food analysis by the appication of multivariate chemometric techniques. 2. To produce defined procedures/protocols which can be made generally available.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1991

To: 1994

Cost: £112,693
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - London - Birkbeck
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