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##### Performance Comparison of Different Regression Methods for a Polymerization Process with Adaptive Sampling

**Authors:**
Florin Leon,
Silvia Curteanu

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Adaptive sampling,
batch bulk methyl methacrylate polymerization,
large margin nearest neighbor regression,
machine learning.

**Digital Object Identifier (DOI):**
doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1126728

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