In-Situ Leaching modelling, neural networks, data preparation, data normalization, computational fluid dynamics, synthetic data generation


The work presents an approach to enhance the forecasting capabilities of In-Situ Leaching processes during both the production stage and early prognosis. ISL, a crucial method for resource extraction, demands rapid on-site forecasting to guide the deployment of new technological blocks. Traditional modeling techniques, though effective, are hindered by their computational demands and network throughput requirements, particularly when dealing with substantial datasets or remote computing needs. The integration of AI technologies, specifically neural networks, offers a promising opportunity for expedited calculations by leveraging the power of forward propagation through pretrained neural models. However, a critical challenge lies in transforming conventional numerical datasets into a format suitable for neural modeling. Furthermore, the scarcity of training data during the production phase, where vital parameters are concealed underground, poses an additional challenge in training AI models for In-Situ Leaching processes. This research addresses these challenges by proposing a methodology for generating training data tailored to the most resource-intensive Computational Fluid Dynamics problems encountered during modeling. Traditional numerical modeling techniques are harnessed to construct training datasets comprising input and corresponding expected output data, with a particular focus on varying well network patterns. Subsequent efforts are directed at the conversion of the acquired data into a format compatible with neural networks. The data is normalized to align with the data ranges stipulated by the activation functions employed within the neural network architecture. This preprocessing step ensures that the neural model can effectively learn from the generated data, facilitating accurate forecasting of In-Situ Leaching processes. An advantage of proposed technique lies in provision of large, reliable datasets to train neural network to predict hydrodynamic properties based on technological regimes currently active or expected on ISL site. A major implication of this approach lies in applicability of pre-trained AI technologies to forecast future or determine current hydrodynamic regime in the stratum circumventing cost deterministic simulations currently deployed at mining sites. Hence, innovative approach outlined in this paper holds promise for optimizing forecasting, allowing for quicker and more efficient decision-making in resource extraction operations while getting around the computational barriers associated with traditional methods.


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How to Cite

Aizhulov, D. ., Kurmanseiit, M. ., Shayakhmetov, N., Tungatarova, M., & Suleimenova, A. (2024). SYNTHETIC DATA GENERATION FOR ANN MODELING OF THE HYDRODYNAMIC PROCESSES OF IN-SITU LEACHING. Scientific Journal of Astana IT University, 17(17), 5–15.



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