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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 463401, 9 pages
Back Propagation Neural Network Model for Predicting the Performance of Immobilized Cell Biofilters Handling Gas-Phase Hydrogen Sulphide and Ammonia
1Core Group Pollution Prevention and Resource Recovery, Department of Environmental Engineering and Water Technology, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, P.O. Box 3015, 2601 DA Delft, The Netherlands
2Chemical Engineering Laboratory, Faculty of Sciences, University of La Coruña, Rúa da Fraga 10, 15008 La Coruña, Spain
3Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Ulsan, P.O. Box 18, Ulsan 680-749, Republic of Korea
Received 7 August 2013; Accepted 9 September 2013
Academic Editor: Kannan Pakshirajan
Copyright © 2013 Eldon R. Rene et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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