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Which of the following is an example of “adaptive control?”
a) a controller uses human-like logic criteria and makes controller output changes based on quantities such as “small” and “moderate”
b) a controller uses a quantitative process model and modifies controller tuning based on how the process responds in relation to the model prediction
c) a controller uses only Proportional and Integral actions in calculating controller output
d) a controller is comprised of layers of nodes, where the outputs from one node in a layer are multiplied by weighting factors to form the inputs to the nodes in another layer
e) none of the above