Electronic Noses Application to Food Analysis Using Metal Oxide Sensors: A Review
Syeda Erfana Zohora1, A. M.Khan2, A. K. Srivastava3, Nisar Hundewale4
1S.E.Zohora, College of Computers & Information Technology, Taif University, Taif, KSA.
2A.M.Khan, Mangalore University, Mangalore, India.
3A.K.Srivastava, Light Field Corporation Philadelphia, PA, USA.
4A.K.Srivastava, Light Field Corporation Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Manuscript received on October 29, 2013. | Revised Manuscript received on November 01, 2013. | Manuscript published on November 05, 2013. | PP: 199-205 | Volume-3 Issue-5, November 2013. | Retrieval Number: E1896113513 /2013©BEIESP
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Abstract: Electronic noses employs different types of electronic gas sensors that have partial specificity and an appropriate pattern recognition techniques capable of recognizing simple and complex odors. This paper focuses on use of electronic noses that use metal oxide gas sensors. In this paper,we present the quality assessment applications to food and beverages, that includes determination of freshness and identification of spoilage, polluted, contaminated , unhygienic or adulteration in the food. The applications of electronic noses to a wide collection of food and beverages are considered, that consists of fruits, milk and dairy products, fresh vegetables, eggs, meat, fish, grains, alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic drinks.
Keywords: Electronic nose, E-nose, Food analysis, Metal oxide sensors.