Image-Based Artificial Intelligence Methods for Product Control of Tablet Coating Quality

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Image-Based Artificial Intelligence Methods for Product Control of Tablet Coating Quality. / Hirschberg, Cosima; Edinger, Magnus; Holmfred, Else; Rantanen, Jukka; Boetker, Johan.

In: Pharmaceutics, Vol. 12, No. 9, 2020.

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Hirschberg, C, Edinger, M, Holmfred, E, Rantanen, J & Boetker, J 2020, 'Image-Based Artificial Intelligence Methods for Product Control of Tablet Coating Quality', Pharmaceutics, vol. 12, no. 9. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics12090877

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Hirschberg, C., Edinger, M., Holmfred, E., Rantanen, J., & Boetker, J. (2020). Image-Based Artificial Intelligence Methods for Product Control of Tablet Coating Quality. Pharmaceutics, 12(9). https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics12090877

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Hirschberg C, Edinger M, Holmfred E, Rantanen J, Boetker J. Image-Based Artificial Intelligence Methods for Product Control of Tablet Coating Quality. Pharmaceutics. 2020;12(9). https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics12090877

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Hirschberg, Cosima ; Edinger, Magnus ; Holmfred, Else ; Rantanen, Jukka ; Boetker, Johan. / Image-Based Artificial Intelligence Methods for Product Control of Tablet Coating Quality. In: Pharmaceutics. 2020 ; Vol. 12, No. 9.

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