Advancement in Sensing Technology

New Developments and Practical Applications

Author: Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay,Krishanthi P. Jayasundera,Anton Fuchs

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642321801

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 326

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The book presents the recent advancements in the area of sensors and sensing technology, specifically in environmental monitoring, structural health monitoring, dielectric, magnetic, electrochemical, ultrasonic, microfluidic, flow, surface acoustic wave, gas, cloud computing and bio-medical. This book will be useful to a variety of readers, namely, Master and PhD degree students, researchers, practitioners, working on sensors and sensing technology. The book will provide an opportunity of a dedicated and a deep approach in order to improve their knowledge in this specific field.

Remote Monitoring and Physiologic Sensing Technologies and Applications, an Issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics

Author: Samuel J. Asirvatham,K. L. Venkatachalam,Suraj Kapa

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032318846X

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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This issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics covers remote monitoring in heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and stroke/TIA among other conditions. The issue also includes cardiac and vascular pressure sensors and leadless cardiac pacing, helping the clinician to keep current with the latest advances in technology.

Remote Monitoring and Physiologic Sensing Technologies and Applications, An Issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics,

Author: Samuel J. Asirvatham,K.L. Venkatachalam,Suraj Kapa

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323188478

Category: Medical

Page: 126

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This issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics covers remote monitoring in heart failure, atrial fibrillation, and stroke/TIA among other conditions. The issue also includes cardiac and vascular pressure sensors and leadless cardiac pacing, helping the clinician to keep current with the latest advances in technology.

Sensing Technology: Current Status and Future Trends I

Author: Alex Mason,Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay,Krishanthi Padmarani Jayasundera,Nabarun Bhattacharyya

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319023187

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 327

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This book is written for academic and industry professionals working in the field of sensing, instrumentation and related fields, and is positioned to give a snapshot of the current state of the art in sensing technology, particularly from the applied perspective. The book is intended to give a broad overview of the latest developments, in addition to discussing the process through which researchers go through in order to develop sensors, or related systems, which will become more widespread in the future.

Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery

Techniques and Applications

Author: Xiaojun Yang,Jonathan Li

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 143987459X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 444

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Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications reviews some of the latest developments in remote sensing and information extraction techniques applicable to topographic and thematic mapping. Providing an interdisciplinary perspective, leading experts from around the world have contributed chapters examining state-of-the-art techniques as well as widely used methods. The book covers a broad range of topics including photogrammetric mapping and LiDAR remote sensing for generating high quality topographic products, global digital elevation models, current methods for shoreline mapping, and the identification and classification of residential buildings. Contributors also showcase cutting-edge developments for environmental and ecological mapping, including assessment of urbanization patterns, mapping vegetation cover, monitoring invasive species, and mapping marine oil spills—crucial for monitoring this significant environmental hazard. The authors exemplify the information presented in this text with case studies from around the world. Examples include: Envisat/ERS-2 images used to generate digital elevation models over northern Alaska In situ radiometric observations and MERIS images employed to retrieve chlorophyll a concentration in inland waters in Australia ERS-1/2 SAR images utilized to map spatiotemporal deformation in the southwestern United States Aerospace sensors and related information extraction techniques that support various mapping applications have recently garnered more attention due to the advances in remote sensing theories and technologies. This book brings together top researchers in the field, providing a state-of-the-art review of some of the latest advancements in remote sensing and mapping technologies.

Advances in Imaging and Sensing

Author: Shuo Tang,Daryoosh Saeedkia

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498714765

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 283

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This introductory, yet in-depth, book explains the physical principles of electronic imaging and sensing and provides the reader with the information necessary to understand the design, operation, and practical applications of contemporary electronic imaging and sensing systems. The text has strong practical focus and contains examples of biomedical applications of optical electronic imaging and sensing. Each chapter draws upon the authors’ extensive research, teaching, and industrial experience and provides a useful resource for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a convenient reference for scientists and engineers working in the field of electronic imaging and sensing.

Personalised Health Management Systems

The Integration of Innovative Sensing, Textile, Information and Communication Technologies

Author: Chris D. Nugent

Publisher: IOS Press

ISBN: 1586035657

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 236

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Proceedings from the international workshop on "Personalised health: the integration of innovative sensing, textiles, information & communication technologies," held in Belfast, December 13-15, 2004.

Advances in Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks

Author: Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay,Henry Leung

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642127076

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 361

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In recent times wireless sensors and sensor networks have become a great interest to research, scientific and technological community. Though the sensor networks have been in place for more than a few decades now, the wireless domain has opened up a whole new application spaces of sensors. Wireless sensors and sensor networks are different from traditional wireless networks as well computer networks and therefore pose more challenges to solve such as limited energy, restricted life time, etc. This book intends to illustrate and to collect recent advances in wireless sensors and sensor networks, not as an encyclopedia but as clever support for scientists, students and researchers in order to stimulate exchange and discussions for further developments.

Internet of Things

Challenges and Opportunities

Author: Subhas Chandra Mukhopadhyay

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319042238

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 261

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Advancement in sensor technology, smart instrumentation, wireless sensor networks, miniaturization, RFID and information processing is helping towards the realization of Internet of Things (IoT). IoTs are finding applications in various area applications including environmental monitoring, intelligent buildings, smart grids and so on. This book provides design challenges of IoT, theory, various protocols, implementation issues and a few case study. The book will be very useful for postgraduate students and researchers to know from basics to implementation of IoT.

Advances in Multimedia Information Processing - PCM 2009

10th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, Bangkok, Thailand, December 15-18, 2009. Proceedings

Author: Paisarn Muneesawang,Feng Wu,Itsuo Kumazawa,Athikom Roeksabutr,Hong-Yuan Mark Liao,Xiaoou Tang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642104665

Category: Computers

Page: 1323

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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 10th Pacific Rim Conference on Multimedia, held in Bangkok, Thailand during December 15-18, 2009. The papers presented in the volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 171 submissions. The topics covered are exploring large-scale videos:automatic content genre classification, repair, enhancement and authentication, human behavior classification and recognition, image and video coding perceptual quality improvement, image annotation, retrieval, and classification, object detection and tracking, networking technologies, audio processing, 3DTV and mulit-view video, image watermarking, multimedia document search and retrieval, intelligent multimedia security and forensics, multimedia content management, image analysis and matching, coding, advanced image processing techniques, multimedia compressioin and optimization, multimedia security rights and management.

Fluorescence Sensors and Biosensors

Author: Richard B. Thompson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420028286

Category: Science

Page: 416

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Fluorescence-based sensing is a significant technique used in prominent fields such as fluorescence-activated cell sorting, DNA sequencing, high-throughput screening, and clinical diagnostics. Fluorescence Sensors and Biosensors emphasizes the most recent developments and emerging technologies with the broadest impacts. The text begins with the development of aptamers (oligoribonucleotides) and biorecognition techniques based on periplasmic binding proteins. The following chapters review the molecular beacon approach for DNA recognition, describe resonance energy transfer (FRET) in sensing, and present the use of carbonic anhydrase recognition platform for metal ion determination and imaging. The book explores the advantages of fluorophores, fluorescent labels, sensor and assay construction, metal-enhanced fluorescence, phosphorescent labels, and lab-on-a-chip applications. It also describes new anion-selective fluorescent probes used as analytes in clinical determinations. The final chapters highlight the application of fluorescence sensing technology to several practical problems, such as the development of planar waveguide biosensors for clinical diagnostics and the adaptation of fluorescence-based sensing approaches for biochemical production by fermentation. The book also discusses the measurement of analytes, such as free zinc ions, at ultratrace levels in biological specimens. Written by internationally renowned authors in their fields, Fluorescence Sensors and Biosensors provides an up-to-date account of fluorescence-based sensors focused on practical applications in biotechnology, analytical chemistry, and biomedicine.

Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle

Author: Venkataraman Lakshmi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118872266

Category: Science

Page: 576

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Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle isan outcome of the AGU Chapman Conference held in February2012. This is a comprehensive volume that examines the use ofavailable remote sensing satellite data as well as data fromfuture missions that can be used to expand our knowledge inquantifying the spatial and temporal variations in the terrestrialwater cycle. Volume highlights include: - An in-depth discussion of the global watercycle - Approaches to various problems in climate, weather,hydrology, and agriculture - Applications of satellite remote sensing in measuringprecipitation, surface water, snow, soilmoisture, groundwater, modeling, and dataassimilation - A description of the use of satellite data for accuratelyestimating and monitoring the components of the hydrologicalcycle - Discussion of the measurement of multiple geophysical variablesand properties over different landscapes on a temporal and aregional scale Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle is a valuableresource for students and research professionals in thehydrology, ecology, atmospheric sciences, geography, andgeological sciences communities.

Context-Aware Pervasive Systems

Architectures for a New Breed of Applications

Author: Seng Loke

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420013498

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 240

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The concept of aware systems is among the most exciting trends in computing today, fueled by recent developments in pervasive computing, including new computers worn by users, embedded devices, smart appliances, sensors, and varieties of wireless networking technology. Context-Aware Pervasive Systems: The Architecture of a New Breed of Applications introduces a diverse set of application areas and provides blueprints for building context-aware behavior into applications. Reviewing the anatomy of context-aware pervasive applications, this resource covers abstract architecture. It examines mobile services, appliances, smart devices, software agents, electronic communication, sensor networks, security frameworks, and intelligent software agents. The book also discusses the use of context awareness for communication among people, devices, and software agents and how sensors can be aware of their own situations. Exploring the use of physical context for controlling and enhancing security in pervasive computing environments, this guide addresses mirror worlds and elucidates design perspectives based on a declarative programming language paradigm. This carefully paced volume presents a timely and relevant introduction to the emergence of context-aware systems and brings together architectures and principles of context-aware computing in one source.

Plant Image Analysis

Fundamentals and Applications

Author: S Dutta Gupta,Yasuomi Ibaraki

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466583029

Category: Science

Page: 398

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The application of imaging techniques in plant and agricultural sciences had previously been confined to images obtained through remote sensing techniques. Technological advancements now allow image analysis for the nondestructive and objective evaluation of biological objects. This has opened a new window in the field of plant science. Plant Image Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications introduces the basic concepts of image analysis and discusses various techniques in plant imaging, their applications, and future potential. Several types of imaging techniques are discussed including RGB, hyperspectral, thermal, PRI, chlorophyll fluorescence, ROS, and chromosome imaging. The book also covers the use of these techniques in assessing plant growth, early detection of disease and stress, fruit crop yield, plant chromosome analysis, plant phenotyping, and nutrient status both in vivo and in vitro. The book is an authoritative guide for researchers and those teaching in the fields of stress physiology, precision agriculture, agricultural biotechnology, and cell and developmental biology. Graduate students and professionals using machine vision in plant science will also benefit from this comprehensive resource.

Advances in Electronic Engineering, Communication and Management Vol.2

Proceedings of the EECM 2011 International Conference on Electronic Engineering, Communication and Management, held December 24-25, 2011, Beijing, China

Author: David Jin,Sally Lin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642272967

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 721

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This volume presents the main results of 2011 International Conference on Electronic Engineering, Communication and Management (EECM2011) held December 24-25, 2011, Beijing China. The EECM2011 is an integrated conference providing a valuable opportunity for researchers, scholars and scientists to exchange their ideas face to face together. The main focus of the EECM 2011 and the present 2 volumes “Advances in Electronic Engineering, Communication and Management” is on Power Engineering, Electrical engineering applications, Electrical machines, as well as Communication and Information Systems Engineering. This volume presents the main results of 2011 International Conference on Electronic Engineering, Communication and Management (EECM2011) held December 24-25, 2011, Beijing China. The EECM2011 is an integrated conference providing a valuable opportunity for researchers, scholars and scientists to exchange their ideas face to face together. The main focus of the EECM 2011 and the present 2 volumes “Advances in Electronic Engineering, Communication and Management” is on Power Engineering, Electrical engineering applications, Electrical machines, as well as Communication and Information Systems Engineering.

Terahertz Sensing Technology

Author: William R. Loerop

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789812796820

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 364

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The last research frontier in high frequency electronics now lies in the so-called THz (or submillimeter-wave) regime between the traditional microwave and infrared domains. Significant scientific and technical challenges within the terahertz (THz) frequency regime have recently motivated an array of new research activities. During the last few years, major research programs have emerged that are focused on advancing the state of the art in THz frequency electronic technology and on investigating novel applications of THz frequency sensing. This book serves as a detailed reference for the new THz frequency technological advances that are emerging across a wide spectrum of sensing and technology areas. Contents: THz Technology: An Overview (P H Siegel); Two-Terminal Active Devices for Terahertz Sources (G I Haddad et al.); Multiplier and Harmonic Generator Technologies for Terahertz Applications (R M Weikle II et al.); Submicron InP-Based HBTs for Ultra-High Frequency Amplifiers (M Urteaga et al.); THz Generation by Photomixing in Ultrafast Photoconductors (E R Brown); Silicon-Germanium Quantum-Cascade Lasers (R W Kelsall & R A Soref); Plasma Wave Electronics (M S Shur & V Ryzhii); T-Ray Sensing and Imaging (S P Mickan & X-C Zhang); Multistatic Reflection Imaging with Terahertz Pulses (T D Dorney et al.). Readership: Undergraduates, graduate students, academics and researchers in electrical & electronic engineering.

Remote Sounding of Atmospheres

Author: John Theodore Houghton,F. W. Taylor,C. D. Rodgers

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521310659

Category: Science

Page: 343

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This book describes how measurements can be made of the properties of the Earth and planets using this method. It includes descriptions of the scientific principles, technical implementation, mathematical methods for analysing the measurements, a history of measurements that have been made and discussions of the phenomena that have been discovered and studied using remote sounding.