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Animal behaviour understanding using wireless sensor networks

Guo, Ying, Corke, Peter, Poulton, Geoff, Wark, Tim, Bishop-Hurley, Greg, & Swain, Dave (2006) Animal behaviour understanding using wireless sensor networks. In Proceedings 31st IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks 2006, IEEE, Tampa, Florida, U.S.A., pp. 607-614.

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Abstract

This paper presents research that is being conducted by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) with the aim of investigating the use of wireless sensor networks for automated livestock monitoring and control. It is difficult to achieve practical and reliable cattle monitoring with current conventional technologies due to challenges such as large grazing areas of cattle, long time periods of data sampling, and constantly varying physical environments. Wireless sensor networks bring a new level of possibilities into this area with the potential for greatly increased spatial and temporal resolution of measurement data. CSIRO has created a wireless sensor platform for animal behaviour monitoring where we are able to observe and collect information of animals without significantly interfering with them. Based on such monitoring information, we can identify each animal's behaviour and activities successfully

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ID Code: 33808
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: 31st IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN)LCN 2006 To be held in conjunction with the First IEEE International Workshop on Practical Issues in Building Sensor Network Applications (SenseApp 2006)
Keywords: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, wireless sensor networks, cattle monitoring, automated livestock monitoring, automated livestock control, animal behaviour understanding , CSIRO
DOI: 10.1109/LCN.2006.322023
ISBN: 1-4244-0418-5 Print
ISSN: 0742-1303
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
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 IEEE
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Deposited On: 08 Sep 2010 11:14
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