Animal Health Sensors and Monitoring Systems

Animal Health Sensors and Monitoring Systems
Author: Harshal Arolkar
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2019-06-29
ISBN: 9780128168387
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Animal Health Sensors and Monitoring Systems Book Excerpt:

Animal Health Sensors and Monitoring Systems focuses on the equipment and implementation of different sensors used for monitoring the health of livestock animals. This book examines how to develop and deploy monitoring systems that can track an animal's health scenario on a 24/7 schedule. Animal Health Sensors and Monitoring Systems also provides vital information for combining the use of multiple sensors to acquire the most useful data cohesively and comprehensively. It is the ideal resource for researchers and academics in precision livestock farming (PLF), as well as students and farmers who are interested in combining technological advances with livestock health monitoring methods. Written by a team of sensor technology experts Covers the most current and high-quality monitoring systems Includes a section on the effects of monitoring on animal health

Sensor Networks and Configuration

Sensor Networks and Configuration
Author: Nitaigour P. Mahalik
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 509
Release: 2007-06-04
ISBN: 3540373667
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sensor Networks and Configuration Book Excerpt:

This book incorporates a selection of research and development papers. Its scope is on history and background, underlying design methodology, application domains and recent developments. The readers will be able to understand the underlying technology, philosophy, concepts, ideas, and principles, with regard to broader areas of sensor network. Aspects of sensor network and experimental results have been presented in proper order.

Advanced MEMS NEMS Fabrication and Sensors

Advanced MEMS NEMS Fabrication and Sensors
Author: Zhuoqing Yang
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2021-10-12
ISBN: 303079749X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced MEMS NEMS Fabrication and Sensors Book Excerpt:

This book begins by introducing new and unique fabrication, micromachining, and integration manufacturing methods for MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) and NEMS (Nano-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices, as well as novel nanomaterials for sensor fabrications. The second section focuses on novel sensors based on these emerging MEMS/NEMS fabrication methods, and their related applications in industrial, biomedical, and environmental monitoring fields, which makes up the sensing layer (or perception layer) in IoT architecture. This authoritative guide offers graduate students, postgraduates, researchers, and practicing engineers with state-of-the-art processes and cutting-edge technologies on MEMS /NEMS, micro- and nanomachining, and microsensors, addressing progress in the field and prospects for future development. Presents latest international research on MEMS/NEMS fabrication technologies and novel micro/nano sensors; Covers a broad spectrum of sensor applications; Written by leading experts in the field.

Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Systems and Informatics 2019

Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Systems and Informatics 2019
Author: Aboul Ella Hassanien,Khaled Shaalan,Mohamed Fahmy Tolba
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 1090
Release: 2019-10-02
ISBN: 3030311295
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Systems and Informatics 2019 Book Excerpt:

This book presents the proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Systems and Informatics 2019 (AISI2019), which took place in Cairo, Egypt, from October 26 to 28, 2019. This international and interdisciplinary conference, which highlighted essential research and developments in the fields of informatics and intelligent systems, was organized by the Scientific Research Group in Egypt (SRGE). The book is divided into several sections, covering the following topics: machine learning and applications, swarm optimization and applications, robotic and control systems, sentiment analysis, e-learning and social media education, machine and deep learning algorithms, recognition and image processing, intelligent systems and applications, mobile computing and networking, cyber-physical systems and security, smart grids and renewable energy, and micro-grid and power systems.

IoT Based Data Analytics for the Healthcare Industry

IoT Based Data Analytics for the Healthcare Industry
Author: Sanjay Kumar Singh,Ravi Shankar Singh,Anil Kumar Pandey,Sandeep S Udmale,Ankit Chaudhary
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2020-12-01
ISBN: 0128214767
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

IoT Based Data Analytics for the Healthcare Industry Book Excerpt:

IoT Based Data Analytics for the Healthcare Industry: Techniques and Applications explores recent advances in the analysis of healthcare industry data through IoT data analytics. The book covers the analysis of ubiquitous data generated by the healthcare industry, from a wide range of sources, including patients, doctors, hospitals, and health insurance companies. The book provides AI solutions and support for healthcare industry end-users who need to analyze and manipulate this vast amount of data. These solutions feature deep learning and a wide range of intelligent methods, including simulated annealing, tabu search, genetic algorithm, ant colony optimization, and particle swarm optimization. The book also explores challenges, opportunities, and future research directions, and discusses the data collection and pre-processing stages, challenges and issues in data collection, data handling, and data collection set-up. Healthcare industry data or streaming data generated by ubiquitous sensors cocooned into the IoT requires advanced analytics to transform data into information. With advances in computing power, communications, and techniques for data acquisition, the need for advanced data analytics is in high demand. Provides state-of-art methods and current trends in data analytics for the healthcare industry Addresses the top concerns in the healthcare industry using IoT and data analytics, and machine learning and deep learning techniques Discusses several potential AI techniques developed using IoT for the healthcare industry Explores challenges, opportunities, and future research directions, and discusses the data collection and pre-processing stages

Research Anthology on Mental Health Stigma Education and Treatment

Research Anthology on Mental Health Stigma  Education  and Treatment
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 1305
Release: 2021-02-05
ISBN: 1799885992
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Anthology on Mental Health Stigma Education and Treatment Book Excerpt:

In times of uncertainty and crisis, the mental health of individuals become a concern as added stressors and pressures can cause depression, anxiety, and stress. Today, especially with more people than ever experiencing these effects due to the Covid-19 epidemic and all that comes along with it, discourse around mental health has gained heightened urgency. While there have always been stigmas surrounding mental health, the continued display of these biases can add to an already distressing situation for struggling individuals. Despite the experience of mental health issues becoming normalized, it remains important for these issues to be addressed along with adequate education about mental health so that it becomes normalized and discussed in ways that are beneficial for society and those affected. Along with raising awareness of mental health in general, there should be a continued focus on treatment options, methods, and modes for healthcare delivery. The Research Anthology on Mental Health Stigma, Education, and Treatment explores the latest research on the newest advancements in mental health, best practices and new research on treatment, and the need for education and awareness to mitigate the stigma that surrounds discussions on mental health. The chapters will cover new technologies that are impacting delivery modes for treatment, the latest methods and models for treatment options, how education on mental health is delivered and developed, and how mental health is viewed and discussed. It is a comprehensive view of mental health from both a societal and medical standpoint and examines mental health issues in children and adults from all ethnicities and socio-economic backgrounds and in a variety of professions, including healthcare, emergency services, and the military. This book is ideal for psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, counsellors, religious leaders, mental health support agencies and organizations, medical professionals, teachers, researchers, students, academicians, mental health practitioners, and more.

Applications of Deep Learning and Big IoT on Personalized Healthcare Services

Applications of Deep Learning and Big IoT on Personalized Healthcare Services
Author: Wason, Ritika,Goyal, Dinesh,Jain, Vishal,Balamurugan, S.,Baliyan, Anupam
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2020-02-07
ISBN: 1799821021
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applications of Deep Learning and Big IoT on Personalized Healthcare Services Book Excerpt:

Healthcare is an industry that has seen great advancements in personalized services through big data analytics. Despite the application of smart devices in the medical field, the mass volume of data that is being generated makes it challenging to correctly diagnose patients. This has led to the implementation of precise algorithms that can manage large amounts of information and successfully use smart living in medical environments. Professionals worldwide need relevant research on how to successfully implement these smart technologies within their own personalized healthcare processes. Applications of Deep Learning and Big IoT on Personalized Healthcare Services is a pivotal reference source that provides a collection of innovative research on the analytical methods and applications of smart algorithms for the personalized treatment of patients. While highlighting topics including cognitive computing, natural language processing, and supply chain optimization, this book is ideally designed for network designers, analysts, technology specialists, medical professionals, developers, researchers, academicians, and post-graduate students seeking relevant information on smart developments within individualized healthcare.

Sensors in Agriculture

Sensors in Agriculture
Author: Dimitrios Moshou
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2019-06-12
ISBN: 3038977446
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sensors in Agriculture Book Excerpt:

Agriculture requires technical solutions for increasing production while lessening environmental impact by reducing the application of agro-chemicals and increasing the use of environmentally friendly management practices. A benefit of this is the reduction of production costs. Sensor technologies produce tools to achieve the abovementioned goals. The explosive technological advances and developments in recent years have enormously facilitated the attainment of these objectives, removing many barriers for their implementation, including the reservations expressed by farmers. Precision agriculture and ‘smart farming’ are emerging areas where sensor-based technologies play an important role. Farmers, researchers, and technical manufacturers are joining their efforts to find efficient solutions, improvements in production, and reductions in costs. This book brings together recent research and developments concerning novel sensors and their applications in agriculture. Sensors in agriculture are based on the requirements of farmers, according to the farming operations that need to be addressed.

Cloud IoT Systems for Smart Agricultural Engineering

Cloud IoT Systems for Smart Agricultural Engineering
Author: Saravanan Krishnan,J Bruce Ralphin Rose,N R Rajalakshmi,Narayanan Prasanth
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2022-02-14
ISBN: 1000535134
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cloud IoT Systems for Smart Agricultural Engineering Book Excerpt:

Agriculture plays a vital role in a country’s growth. Modern-day technologies drive every domain toward smart systems. The use of traditional agricultural procedures to satisfy modern-day requirements is a challenging task. Cloud IoT Systems for Smart Agricultural Engineering provides substantial coverage of various challenges of the agriculture domain through modern technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, and many more. This book offers various state-of-the-art procedures to be deployed in a wide range of agricultural activities. The concepts are discussed with the necessary implementations and clear examples. Necessary illustrations are depicted in the chapters to ensure the effective delivery of the proposed concepts. It presents the rapid advancement of the technologies in the existing agricultural model by applying the cloud IoT techniques. A wide variety of novel architectural solutions are discussed in various chapters of this book. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the most essential topics, including: New approaches on urban and vertical farming Smart crop management for Indian farmers Smart livestock management Precision agriculture using geographical information systems Machine learning techniques combined with IoT for smart agriculture Effective use of drones in smart agriculture This book provides solutions for the diverse domain of problems in agricultural engineering. It can be used at the basic and intermediary levels for agricultural science and engineering graduate students, researchers, and practitioners.

Bioresources Technology in Sustainable Agriculture

Bioresources Technology in Sustainable Agriculture
Author: Mohamad Faiz Foong Abdullah,Mohd Tajudin Bin Ali,Farida Zuraina M. Yusof
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2018-01-31
ISBN: 1771884509
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioresources Technology in Sustainable Agriculture Book Excerpt:

This book focuses on cutting-edge advances and applications in tropical agriculture and bioresources. It outlines some of the newest advances, basic tools, and the applications of novel approaches to improve agricultural practices and utilization of bioresources for the enhancement of human life. Highlights include a thorough discussion on various aspects of agricultural modernization through technological advances in information technology, efficient utilization of under-exploited natural bioresources, new chemical approaches for the generation of novel biochemicals, and the applications of forensic and genetics approaches for bioresource conservation.

Wearable Monitoring Systems

Wearable Monitoring Systems
Author: Annalisa Bonfiglio,Danilo De Rossi
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2010-12-17
ISBN: 1441973842
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wearable Monitoring Systems Book Excerpt:

As diverse as tomorrow’s society constituent groups may be, they will share the common requirements that their life should become safer and healthier, offering higher levels of effectiveness, communication and personal freedom. The key common part to all potential solutions fulfilling these requirements is wearable embedded systems, with longer periods of autonomy, offering wider functionality, more communication possibilities and increased computational power. As electronic and information systems on the human body, their role is to collect relevant physiological information, and to interface between humans and local and/or global information systems. Within this context, there is an increasing need for applications in diverse fields, from health to rescue to sport and even remote activities in space, to have real-time access to vital signs and other behavioral parameters for personalized healthcare, rescue operation planning, etc. This book’s coverage will span all scientific and technological areas that define wearable monitoring systems, including sensors, signal processing, energy, system integration, communications, and user interfaces. Six case studies will be used to illustrate the principles and practices introduced.

Emerging Technologies in Agriculture Livestock and Climate

Emerging Technologies in Agriculture  Livestock  and Climate
Author: Abid Yahya
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 100
Release: 2019-12-26
ISBN: 3030334872
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Technologies in Agriculture Livestock and Climate Book Excerpt:

This book provides applications of wireless sensor networks (WSN) in environmental monitoring, with an emphasis on livestock disease detection and agricultural management in Africa to aid farmers. This proposed system entails current and innovative monitoring technologies intended to improve agricultural conditions in Africa, with a focus on Botswana, and addresses the Internet of Things (IoT) as a set of remote monitoring protocols using WSNs to improve and ensure proper environmental maintenance. In this book, the author introduces WSNs, and how the IoT can be applied to develop a system of "smart agriculture" in Africa, taking into account livestock health, climate change impacts on crops and wildlife, and technological innovations in response to climate change such as windmills and solar panels. The book will be interesting to students and researchers in engineering and life sciences, as well as practitioners working with sensing technologies for agricultural monitoring and improvement.

Wireless Sensor Systems for Extreme Environments

Wireless Sensor Systems for Extreme Environments
Author: Habib F. Rashvand,Ali Abedi
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2017-06-09
ISBN: 1119126487
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wireless Sensor Systems for Extreme Environments Book Excerpt:

Provides unique coverage of wireless sensor system applications in space, underwater, underground, and extreme industrial environments in one volume This book covers the challenging aspects of wireless sensor systems and the problems and conditions encountered when applying them in outer space, under the water, below the ground, and in extreme industrial environments. It explores the unique aspects of designs and solutions that address those problems and challenges, and illuminates the connections, similarities, and differences between the challenges and solutions in those various environments. The creation of Wireless Sensor Systems for Extreme Environments is a response to the spread of wireless sensor technology into fields of health, safety, manufacturing, space, environmental, smart cities, advanced robotics, surveillance, and agriculture. It is the first of its kind to present, in a single reference, the unique aspects of wireless sensor system design, development, and deployment in such extreme environments—and to explore the similarities and possible synergies between them. The application of wireless sensor systems in these varied environments has been lagging dramatically behind their application in more conventional environments, making this an especially relevant book for investigators and practitioners in all of these areas. Wireless Sensor Systems for Extreme Environments is presented in five parts that cover: Wireless Sensor Systems for Extreme Environments—Generic Solutions Space WSS Solutions and Applications Underwater and Submerged WSS Solutions Underground and Confined Environments WSS Solutions Industrial and Other WSS Solutions This book is a welcome guide for researchers, post-graduate students, engineers and scientists who design and build operational and environmental control systems, emergency response systems, and situational awareness systems for unconventional environments.

Emerging Research in Electronics Computer Science and Technology

Emerging Research in Electronics  Computer Science and Technology
Author: V. Sridhar,M.C. Padma,K.A. Radhakrishna Rao
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1482
Release: 2019-04-24
ISBN: 9811358028
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Research in Electronics Computer Science and Technology Book Excerpt:

This book presents the proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Research in Electronics, Computer Science and Technology (ICERECT) organized by PES College of Engineering in Mandya. Featuring cutting-edge, peer-reviewed articles from the field of electronics, computer science and technology, it is a valuable resource for members of the scientific research community.

Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture

Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture
Author: Adil Denizli,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Susai Rajendran,Ghulam Yasin,Ashok Kumar
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 824
Release: 2021-11-26
ISBN: 0323852939
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture Book Excerpt:

Nanosensors for Smart Agriculture covers new breakthroughs in smart agriculture, highlighting new technologies, such as the internet of things, big data and artificial intelligence. In addition, the book provides the many advantages of nanosensors over their micro counterparts, such as lower power consumption, higher sensitivity, lower concentration of analytes, and smaller interaction distances between the object and sensor. Sections provide information on fundamental design concepts and emerging applications of nanosensors in smart agriculture. The book highlights how, when cultivating soil, nanosensors and their wireless networks can be used for soil quality monitoring (moisture/herbicides/organic compound/trace metals monitoring in soil, etc. Other applications cover how smart nanosensors can be used for virus detection and hygiene/pathogen controls in livestocks, their use as active transport tracking devices for smart tracking and tracing, and other various applications, such as (i) nanochips for identity (radio frequency identification), (ii) food inspection, (iii) intelligent food packaging, and (iv) smart storage. This is an important reference source for materials scientists and agricultural engineers who are looking to understand more about how nanosensor technology can be used to create more efficient and sustainable agricultural systems. Outlines the fabrication and fundamental design concepts of nanosensors for agricultural applications Explains how nanosensors are being used throughout the agricultural cycle – from crop growth to food manufacturing Assesses major challenges surrounding the application of nanosensors to agricultural applications in mass scale

Veterinary Science Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Veterinary Science  Breakthroughs in Research and Practice
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 369
Release: 2018-05-04
ISBN: 1522556419
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Science Breakthroughs in Research and Practice Book Excerpt:

Modern medicine is changing drastically as new technologies emerge to transform the way in which patients are diagnosed, treated, and monitored. In particular, veterinary medicine is experiencing a tremendous shift as digital innovations are integrated into veterinary practice. Veterinary Science: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice contains a compendium of the latest academic material on breakthroughs and recent progress in veterinary science. Including innovative studies on laboratory information management systems, animal welfare, and veterinary reform, this publication is an ideal source for professionals, practitioners, graduate students, and researchers interested in veterinary science.

Safety Health and Welfare in Agriculture and Agro food Systems

Safety  Health and Welfare in Agriculture and Agro food Systems
Author: Marcello Biocca,Eugenio Cavallo,Massimo Cecchini,Sabina Failla,Elio Romano
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 519
Release: 2022-03-22
ISBN: 3030980928
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Safety Health and Welfare in Agriculture and Agro food Systems Book Excerpt:

This book gathers the latest advances, innovations and applications in the field of agricultural biotechnology, agro-food systems and forestry, as presented by leading international researchers and engineers at the 5th International Conference on Safety, Health and Welfare in Agriculture and Agro-food Systems (SHWA), held in Ragusa, Italy, on September 15-18, 2021. The papers cover a range of topics such as agricultural assistive technologies, machine milking, animal welfare, sustainable livestock farming, work organization and logistic in agro-food supply chain, agricultural instrumentation and equipment, safety and health in building, agriculture 4.0, automation, occupational health, precision farming, effect of landscapes on human health, environmental safety, rural health, agricultural machinery, ROPS, augmented reality and IoT, cyber security. The contributions included in the book were selected by means of a rigorous peer-review process, and offer an extensive and multidisciplinary overview of interesting solutions in the field of sustainable agriculture.

Intelligent Environmental Sensing

Intelligent Environmental Sensing
Author: Henry Leung,Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 311
Release: 2015-01-22
ISBN: 3319128922
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Intelligent Environmental Sensing Book Excerpt:

Developing environmental sensing and monitoring technologies become essential especially for industries that may cause severe contamination. Intelligent environmental sensing uses novel sensor techniques, intelligent signal and data processing algorithms, and wireless sensor networks to enhance environmental sensing and monitoring. It finds applications in many environmental problems such as oil and gas, water quality, and agriculture. This book addresses issues related to three main approaches to intelligent environmental sensing and discusses their latest technological developments. Key contents of the book include: Agricultural monitoring Classification, detection, and estimation Data fusion Geological monitoring Motor monitoring Multi-sensor systems Oil reservoirs monitoring Sensor motes Water quality monitoring Wireless sensor network protocol.

RFID and Sensor Network Automation in the Food Industry

RFID and Sensor Network Automation in the Food Industry
Author: Selwyn Piramuthu,Weibiao Zhou
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2016-01-06
ISBN: 1118967437
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

RFID and Sensor Network Automation in the Food Industry Book Excerpt:

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a key technology in the food industry that facilitates real-time visibility of items as they move through the supply chain and on to the end-consumer. Among all the currently available automatic identification technologies, RFID has clear dominance in terms of its ability to support real-time two-way communication, data storage and update, authentication, ambient condition sense and report, batch read without direct line-of-sight, operation in harsh environments and sensor-based applications. RFID and Sensor Network Automation in the Food Industry provides sufficient detail on the use of RFID and sensor networks from `farm to fork' (F2F) to allow the reader to appreciate the myriad possible applications of RFID and associated sensor network systems throughout the entire food supply chain. This includes precision agriculture, the provision of seamless visibility in track and trace applications, reduction of wastage, identification of counterfeits and contamination sources, remaining shelf-life applications for perishables, and quality and safety measures, among others. Providing state-of-the-art information from peer-reviewed research publications as well as general industry trends, this book will be of interest to all stakeholders in the agri-food supply chain, and academics and advanced students with an interest in these fields.

Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Computing Applications

Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Computing Applications
Author: Jyotsna Kumar Mandal,Rajkumar Buyya,Debashis De
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 863
Release: 2021-11-23
ISBN: 9811652074
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Computing Applications Book Excerpt:

This book gathers selected high-quality research papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computing Applications (ICACA 2021), held virtually during 27––28 March 2021. The book is divided into four sections. These are communication and computing, signal processing and multimedia, computational intelligence and data analytics and decision computing. The topics covered are advanced communication technologies, IoT-based systems and applications, network security and reliability, virtualization technologies, compressed sensors and multimedia applications, signal image and video processing, machine learning, pattern recognitions, intelligent computing, big data analytics, analytics in bio-computing, AI-driven 6G mobile wireless networks and autonomous driving.