Artificial Intelligence and IoT-Based Technologies for Sustainable Farming and Smart Agriculture

Artificial Intelligence and IoT-Based Technologies for Sustainable Farming and Smart Agriculture

Pradeep Tomar (Gautam Buddha University, India) and Gurjit Kaur (Delhi Technological University, India)
Projected Release Date: January, 2021|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 350
ISBN13: 9781799817222|ISBN10: 1799817229|EISBN13: 9781799817246|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1722-2


As technology continues to saturate modern society, agriculture has started to adopt digital computing and data-driven innovations. This emergence of “smart” farming has led to various advancements in the field, including autonomous equipment and the collection of climate, livestock, and plant data. As connectivity and data management continue to revolutionize the farming industry, empirical research is a necessity for understanding these technological developments.

Artificial Intelligence and IoT-Based Technologies for Sustainable Farming and Smart Agriculture provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of critical technological solutions within the farming industry. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as crop monitoring, precision livestock farming, and agronomic data processing, this book is ideally designed for farmers, agriculturalists, product managers, farm holders, manufacturers, equipment suppliers, industrialists, governmental professionals, researchers, academicians, and students seeking current research on technological applications within agriculture and farming.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Agriculture Digitalization
  • Agronomic Data Processing
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Computer Vision
  • Crop Monitoring
  • Data Acquisition
  • Farming Automation
  • Nitrate Sensing
  • Plant Science
  • Precision Livestock Farming

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Pradeep Tomar has worked as a faculty member in the School of Information and Communication Technology, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, INDIA since 2009. Dr. Tomar earned a Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science & Applications, M. D. University, Rohtak, Haryana, INDIA. Before joining Gautam Buddha University, he worked as a Software Engineer in a multi-national company, Noida and lecturer in M. D. University, Rohtak, Haryana and Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra, Haryana. Dr. Tomar has good teaching, research and software development experience as well as vast administrative experience at a university level on various posts like research coordinator, examination coordinator, admission coordinator, programme coordinator, time table coordinators, proctor and hostel warden. Presently he is also working as a Treasurer in CSI, Noida Chapter. Dr. Tomar is also a member of IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, Computer Society of India (CSI), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT) and International Association of Engineering (IAENG). He served as a reviewer of journals and conferences and worked as an advisory board member in national and international conferences. Dr. Tomar has qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lecturership in Computer Applications in 2003, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in 2008, SUN Certified JAVA Programmer (SCJP) for the JAVA platform, standard edition 5.0 in 2008 and qualified the IBM Certified Database Associate - DB2 9 Fundamentals in 2010. Two books Teaching of Mathematics and Communication and Information Technology at national levels have been authored by Dr. Tomar. Dr. Tomar has been awarded with Bharat Jyoti Award by India International Friendship Society in the field of Technology in 2012. He has been awarded for the Best Computer Faculty award by Govt. of Pondicherry and ASDF society. His biography is published in Who’s Who Reference Asia, Volume II. Several technical sessions in national and international conferences had been chaired by Dr. Tomar and he delivered expert talks in FDP, workshops, national and international conferences. Three conferences have been organized by Dr. Tomar: one national conference with COMMUNE group and two international conferences, in which one international ICIAICT 2012 was organized with CSI, Noida Chapter and second international conference 2012 EPPICTM was organized in collaboration with MTMI, USA, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA and Frostburg State University, USA at School of Information and Communication Technology, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, INDIA. Apart from teaching, researches in the areas of software engineering are being guided by Dr. Tomar. He has also contributed more than 65 papers/articles in national/international journals and conferences. His major current research interest is in Component-Based Software Engineering (CBSE) and IoT.
Gurjit Kaur, a bright scholar, gold medalist throughout including B.Tech and M.Tech and president awardee has spent over 13 years of her academic career towards research and teaching in the field of Electronics and Communication. She is having distinction of receiving a Gold medal by former President of India A P J Abdul Kalam for being overall topper of the Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar by securing 82% marks. She has been a topper throughout her academic career. She earned her Ph.D. degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh in 2010 and her M. Tech from PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh in 2003 with distinction. Presently Dr Kaur is working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Information and Communication Technology, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India. Her research interests include Optical CDMA, Wireless Communication system, high-speed interconnect and IOT. Her name has been listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Technology, USA. She has published more than 50 papers in journal and conferences, authored one book on Optical Communication, and one book chapter on WiMax of Florida Atlantic University, published by CRC Press.