Special Issue "Smart Farming: Monitoring Sensor Data"
A special issue of Data (ISSN 2306-5729).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2019
During the last decade, a new movement to implant digital technology into agriculture was born, which is known as precision agriculture. It aims to optimize the yield per unit of farming land by using ICT tools and technologies. The objective of precision agriculture is to achieve the best products concerning quality, quantity and economic conditions. Traditionally, precision agriculture makes use of sensors to monitor environmental conditions. To attain this objective, networks of these sensors are created to cover larger areas. Precision agriculture is not only attached to deploying on-site sensors but involving many areas related to robotics, computer science, and remote sensing. An example of this is the use of smartphones, which have been used to visualize on the field the data provided by sensors and offer the possibility to apply different strategies to improve productivity
This Special Issue will collect contributions on new ICT approaches in the area of precision agriculture (or smart farming) including wireless sensor networks, Internet of Things, smartphones, big data; information infrastructures, open data, location base services, agriculture knowledge models and decision support systems, sensors for agriculture, and geostatistical analysis.
Prof. Francisco Javier Zarazaga-Soria
Dr. Sergio Trilles Oliver
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