Machine Learning Models for Predicting Shelf Life of Processed Cheese

Sumit Goyal, Gyanendra Kumar Goyal


Feedforward multilayer machine learning artificial neural network (ANN) models were established for predicting shelf life of processed cheese stored at 7-8o C. Soluble nitrogen, pH, standard plate count, yeast & mould count, and spore count were input variables, and sensory score was the output variable. Mean Square Error, Root Mean Square Error, Coefficient of Determination and Nash–Sutcliffe Coefficient were used for comparing the prediction ability of the developed models. Feedforward ANN model with combination of 5à16à16à1 simulated best with high R2: 0.998717294, suggesting that multilayer machine learning models can predict shelf life of processed cheese.

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