Advancement in Sensing Technology

New Developments and Practical Applications

Author: Subhas 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.

Recent Advances in Sensing Technology

Author: Gourab Sen Gupta,Yueh-Min Ray Huang

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642005780

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 328

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This Special Issue titled "Recent Advances in Sensing Technology" in the book series of "Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering" contains the extended version of the papers selected from those that were presented at the 3rd International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST 2008) which was held in November 30 to December 3, 2008 at National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. A total of 131 papers were presented at ICST 2008, of which 19 papers have been selected for this special issue. This Special Issue has focussed on the recent advancements of the different aspects of sensing technology, i.e. information processing, adaptability, recalibration, data fusion, validation, high reliability and integration of novel and high performance sensors. The advancements are in the areas of magnetic, ultrasonic, vision and image sensing, wireless sensors and network, microfluidic, tactile, gyro, flow, surface acoustic wave, humidity, gas, MEMS thermal and ultra-wide band. While future interest in this field is ensured by the constant supply of emerging modalities, techniques and engineering solutions, many of the basic concepts and strategies have already matured and now offer opportunities to build upon.

Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment

Author: Achim Roeder,Joachim Hill

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203875445

Category: Science

Page: 418

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Land degradation and desertification are amongst the most severe threats to human welfare and the environment, as they affect the livelihoods of some 2 billion people in the world’s drylands, and they are directly connected to pressing global environmental problems, such as the loss of biological diversity or global climate change. Strategies to combat these processes and mitigate their effects at the land-management and policy level require spatially explicit, up-to-date information, which can be provided based on remote sensing data and using geoinformation processing techniques. Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment introduces the current state of the art in this field and provides an overview of both conceptual and technological advances of the recent past. With a specific focus on desertification and land degradation, the volume covers the assessment of related biophysical indicators, as well as complementary qualitative information at different spatial and temporal scales. It is shown how remote sensing data may be utilized in the context of assessing and monitoring affected ecosystems and how this information may be assimilated into integrated interpretation and modelling concepts. In addition, different case studies are provided to demonstrate the implementation of these methods in the frame of different local settings. The volume will be of interest to scientists and students working at the interface of ecosystem services, land degradation/desertification, spatial ecology, remote sensing and spatial modelling, as well as to land managers and policy makers.

Advanced RFID Systems, Security, and Applications

Author: Karmakar, Nemai Chandra

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466620811

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 412

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As modern technologies continue to transform and impact our society, Radio Frequency Identification has emerged as one of the top areas of study to do just that. Using its wireless data capturing technique and incredible capabilities such as automatic identification, tracking, handling large amounts of data, and flexibility in operation, RFID aims to revamp the new millennium. Advanced RFID Systems, Security, and Applications features a comprehensive collection of research provided by leading experts in both academia and industries. This leading reference source provides state-of-the- art development on RFID and its contents will be of the upmost use to students and researchers at all levels as well as technologists, planners, and policy makers. RFID technology is progressing into a new phase of development.

Advances in Environmental Remote Sensing

Sensors, Algorithms, and Applications

Author: Qihao Weng

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420091816

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 610

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Generating a satisfactory classification image from remote sensing data is not a straightforward task. Many factors contribute to this difficulty including the characteristics of a study area, availability of suitable remote sensing data, ancillary and ground reference data, proper use of variables and classification algorithms, and the analyst’s experience. An authoritative text, Advances in Environmental Remote Sensing: Sensors, Algorithms, and Applications compiles comprehensive review articles to examine the developments in concepts, methods, techniques, and applications as well as focused articles and case studies on the latest on a particular topic. Divided into four sections, the first deals with various sensors, systems, or sensing operations using different regions of wavelengths. Drawing on the data and lessons learned from the U.S. Landsat remote sensing programs, it reviews key concepts, methods, and practical uses of particular sensors/sensing systems. Section II presents new developments in algorithms and techniques, specifically in image preprocessing, thematic information extraction, and digital change detection. It gives correction algorithms for hyperspectral, thermal, and multispectral sensors, discusses the combined method for performing topographic and atmospheric corrections, and provides examples of correcting non-standard atmospheric conditions, including haze, cirrus, and cloud shadow. Section III focuses on remote sensing of vegetation and related features of the Earth’s surface. It reviews advancements in the remote sensing of ecosystem structure, process, and function, and notes important trade-offs and compromises in characterizing ecosystems from space related to spatial, spectral, and temporal resolutions of the imaging sensors. It discusses the mismatch between leaf-level and species-level ecological variables and satellite spatial resolutions and the resulting difficulties in validating satellite-derived products. Finally, Section IV examines developments in the remote sensing of air, water, and other terrestrial features, reviews MODIS algorithms for aerosol retrieval at both global and local scales, and demonstrates the retrieval of aerosol optical thickness (AOT). This section rounds out coverage with a look at remote sensing approaches to measure the urban environment and examines the most important concepts and recent research.

Advances in Gyroscope Technologies

Author: Mario N. Armenise,Caterina Ciminelli,Francesco Dell'Olio,Vittorio M. N. Passaro

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642154942

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 117

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This monograph collects and critically reviews the main results obtained by the scientific community in gyroscope technologies research field. It describes architectures, design techniques and fabrication technology of angular rate sensors proposed in literature. MEMS, MOEMS, optical and mechanical technologies are discussed together with achievable performance. The book also consideres future research trends aimed to cover special applications. The book is intended for researchers and Ph.D. students interested in modelling, design and fabrication of gyros. The book may be a useful education support in some university courses focused on gyro technologies.

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 Biomedical Sensing, Measurements, Instrumentation and Systems

Author: Aimé Lay-Ekuakille

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642051677

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 354

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Advances in technological devices unveil new architectures for instrumentation and improvements in measurement techniques. Sensing technology, related to biomedical aspects, plays a key role in nowadays applications; it promotes different advantages for: healthcare, solving difficulties for elderly persons, clinical analysis, microbiological characterizations, etc.. This book intends to illustrate and to collect recent advances in biomedical measurements and sensing instrumentation, not as an encyclopedia but as clever support for scientists, students and researchers in other to stimulate exchange and discussions for further developments.

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.

Advancements and Innovations in Wireless Communications and Network Technologies

Author: Bartolacci, Michael

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466621559

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 345

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The constant advancements of wireless technologies have influenced modern business practices as well as social interaction. As a result, the continuing study of communications and networking is important to better understand existing modes of information transfer, as well as developing and managing new methods. Advancements and Innovations in Wireless Communications and Network Technologies is a collection of research and case studies which tackle the issues, advancements and techniques on wireless communications and network technologies. This book offers expansive knowledge and different perspectives useful for researchers and students alike.

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 Information and Communication Technology

Proceedings of the International Conference, ICTA 2016

Author: Masato Akagi,Thanh Thuy Nguyen,Duc Thai Vu,Trung Nghia Phung,Van-Nam Huynh

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319490737

Category: Computers

Page: 661

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This book features papers presented at the International Conference on Advances in Information and Communication Technology (ICTA 2016), which was held in Thai Nguyen city, Vietnam, from December 1 to 13, 2016. The conference was jointly organized by Thai Nguyen University of Information and Communication Technology (ICTU), the Institute of Information Technology – Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (IoIT), Feng Chia University, Taiwan (FCU), the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST) and the National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan (CCU) with the aim of bringing together researchers, academics, practitioners and students to not only share research results and practical applications but also to foster collaboration in information and communication technology research and education. The book includes the 66 best peer-reviewed papers, selected from the 150 submissions received.

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.

Satellite Observations of the Earth's Environment:

Accelerating the Transition of Research to Operations

Author: Committee on NASA-NOAA Transition from Research to Operations,National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board,Space Studies Board

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 030908749X

Category: Science

Page: 182

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This report addresses the transition of research satellites, instruments, and calculations into operational service for accurately observing and predicting the Earth's environment. These transitions, which take place in large part between NASA and NOAA, are important for maintaining the health, safety, and prosperity of the nation, and for achieving the vision of an Earth Information System in which quantitative information about the complete Earth system is readily available to myriad users. Many transitions have been ad hoc, sometimes taking several years or even decades to occur, and others have encountered roadblocks-lack of long-range planning, resources, institutional or cultural differences, for instance-and never reached fruition. Satellite Observations of Earth's Environment recommends new structures and methods that will allow seamless transitions from research to practice.

Sensing Technology: Current Status and Future Trends III

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

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319109480

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 426

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This book contains a collection of selected works stemming from the 2013 International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST), which was held in Wellington, New Zealand. The purpose of the book is to distill the highlights of the conference, and therefore track the latest developments in sensing technologies. The book contents are broad, since sensors can be applied in many different areas. Therefore the book gives 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. The 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.

Advances in Smart Technologies in Structural Engineering

Author: Jan Holnicki-Szulc,C. A. Mota Soares

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3662056151

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 211

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This book collects invited lectures presented and discussed on the AMAS & ECCOMAS Workshop/Thematic Conference SMART'o3. The SMART'o3 Conference on Smart Materials and Structures was held in a 19th century palace in Jadwisin near Warsaw, 2-5 September 2003, Poland .It was organized by the Advanced Materials and Structures (AMAS) Centre of Excellence at the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research (IFTR) in Warsaw,ECCOMAS - European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and SMART-TECH Centre at IFTR. The idea of the workshop was to bring together and consolidate the community of Smart Materials and Structures in Europe. The workshop was attended by 66 participants from n European countries (Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, U.K., Ukraine), 1 participant from Israel and 1 participant from the USA. The workshop program was grouped into the following major topics: 4 sessions on Structural Control (18 presentations), 3 sessions on Vibration Controland Dynamics (14 presentations), 2 sessions on Damage Identification (10 presentations), 2 sessions on Smart Materials (9 presentations). Each session was composed of an invited lecture and some contributed papers. Every paper scheduled in the program was presented, so altogether 51 presentations were given. No sessions were run in parallel. The workshop was attended not only by researchers but also by people closely related to the industry. There were interesting discussions on scientific merits of the presented papers as well as on future development of the field and its possible industrial applications.