Document Type : Original Article


Yangon Technological University, Myanmar



In this study, a new optimized version of multi-layer perceptron neural network has been used for modeling achieving an optimized configuration in biofuel production process. 25 semi-pilot fermentation runs are used to determine the best arrangement of percentage selection for the combined substrate of rice bran, cow dung, paper waste, banana stem, and saw dust to develop the biogas generation process efficiency and speed. The neural network is optimized by an improved version of Monarch Butterfly Optimization (DMBO) algorithm and the results have been compared with basic MBO algorithm and GA based algorithm from literature to illustrate the algorithm capability.


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