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Directed Hypergraph-based Models for the Fault Monitoring of Chemical Reaction Kinetics

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
H. Ajemni, R. El Harabi, M. N. Abdelkrim

H Ajemni, El R Harabi and M N Abdelkrim. Directed Hypergraph-based Models for the Fault Monitoring of Chemical Reaction Kinetics. International Journal of Computer Applications 166(12):1-8, May 2017. BibTeX

	author = {H. Ajemni and R. El Harabi and M. N. Abdelkrim},
	title = {Directed Hypergraph-based Models for the Fault Monitoring of Chemical Reaction Kinetics},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2017},
	volume = {166},
	number = {12},
	month = {May},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-8},
	numpages = {8},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914040},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


The paper deals with the use of directed hypergraph so as to model chemical reaction kinetics. Firstly, the model is directly deduced both from using systematic generation from chemical equation laws, then, based on the Bond Graph-Hypergraph analog given in details. Secondly, the causal and structural properties of a directed hypergraph are involved to design the Fault Detection and Isolation (FDI) algorithm scheme by generating redundancy relations through covering causal hyperpaths. The integrated framework is demonstrated to be effective through a tutorial example of via a reaction with a second order.


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Directed hypergraph, chemical reaction kinetics, structural analysis, fault monitoring