Transforming agriculture through pervasive wireless sensor networks

Wark, Tim, Corke, Peter, Sikka, Pavan, Klingbeil, Lasse, Guo, Ying, Crossman, Chris, Valencia, Philip, Swain, Dave, & Bishop-Hurley, Greg (2007) Transforming agriculture through pervasive wireless sensor networks. IEEE Pervasive Computing, 6(2), pp. 50-57.

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A large-scale, outdoor, pervasive computing system based on the Fleck hardware platform applies sensor network technology to farming. Comprising static and animal-borne mobile nodes, the system measures the state of a complex, dynamic system comprising climate, soil, pasture, and animals. This data supports prediction of the land's future state and improved management outcomes through closed-loop control. This article is part of a special issue, Building a Sensor-Rich World.

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ID Code: 33794
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: wireless sensor networks, virtual fencing, cattle behavior, agriculture
DOI: 10.1109/MPRV.2007.47
ISSN: 1536-1268
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 IEEE
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