Innovations and Trends in Environmental and Agricultural Informatics

Innovations and Trends in Environmental and Agricultural Informatics

Petraq Papajorgji (Canadian Institute of Technology, Tirana, Albania) and Francois Pinet (Irstea Centre de Clermont-Ferrand, France)
Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 317
ISBN13: 9781522559788|ISBN10: 1522559787|EISBN13: 9781522559795|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5978-8


In recent years, the role of information and communications technologies in the development of agriculture and environmental issues has received significant attention in different types of international forums. With new technologies constantly developing, there is a need for research dedicated to technological progress.

Innovations and Trends in Environmental and Agricultural Informatics provides emerging research on the design, development, and implementation of complex agricultural and environmental information systems, addressing the integration of several scientific domains including agronomy, mathematics, economics, and computer science. While highlighting topics such as image quality assessment, environmental policy, and supervised classification, this publication explores the applications and progress of various technologies within agricultural and environmental professions. This book is an important resource for researchers, professionals, academics, students, and scientists seeking current research on the rapidly evolving field of technology integration in agricultural production and environmental issues.

Topics Covered

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

  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Data Envelopment Analysis
  • Environmental Policy
  • Image Quality Assessment
  • Information Integration
  • Mental Informatics
  • Relational Databases
  • Spatial Vagueness
  • Supervised Classification
  • Sustainable Agriculture

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Petraq Papajorgji is a professor at the Canadian Institute of Technology, Tirana, Albania. His area of expertise is modeling methodologies and specifically model driven development of information systems. He is author of a number of publications and member of editorial boards of several international journals. Recently, his paper, "Using Mind Genomics to Understand a Consumer's Mind," won "Best Paper Award" at the 15th International Strategic Management Conference, which is held in Poznan, Poland.