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Methodologies and Outcomes of Engineering and Technological Pedagogy
It is an electronic component that is used to detect the behavior of an object in the environment.
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Education in the Era of Industry 4.0: Qualifications, Challenges, and Opportunities
Dharmendra Trikamlal Patel (Charotar University of Science and Technology, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2245-5.ch007
Abstract
Industry 4.0 has changed the thinking of industry owners in terms of technological usage. With the help of modern digital technology, industry can fulfill the requirements of customers easily and compete strongly against their competitors. In order to achieve good quality of products at an affordable price, industry needs skilled people who are aware of autonomous and intelligent components. To prepare skilled people compatible with Industry 4.0, education plays a very important role. The chapter starts with which kind of qualifications are needed to fit in the smart factory era. In next section, the chapter deals with challenges that emerge in education in order to implement skills suitable for Industry 4.0. Lastly, the chapter describes opportunities for the education sector as far as the smart factory is concerned.
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Internet of Things-Enabled Smart Entry System for Telecom Sites
It is a device that senses the physical environment and captures the value for which that sensor has dedicated work.
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Use of Online Technologies, Open Hardware, and Open-Software for Advanced Architecture Design
Is a device that detects a change in the environment and responds to some output in the other system. A sensor converts a physical phenomenon into a measurable analog voltage (or sometimes a digital signal) converted to a human-readable display or transmitted for further reading or processing.
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Sensors and their Application for Disabled and Elderly People
Device, formed by sensitive cells, that transforms physical or chemical magnitudes in useful signals for a measure or control system.
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Multifaceted Applications of the Internet of Things
The device that is utilized to record that something is present or that there are changes in something.
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Cognitive Phone for Sensing Human Behavior
A device that detects events or changes in quantities and provides a corresponding output.
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Internet of Things for Travel Services
Sensors are smart tools that collect, store, integrate and share data in various applications.
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Parallel Development of Three Major Space Technology Systems and Human Side of Information Reference Services as an Essential Complementary Method
Sensors are devices that functions like a human eye. They detect the reflected or emitted electromagnetic radiation from natural sources (Passive Remote Sensing) or detect responses from objects which are irradiated from artificially generated energy sources such as radar (Active Sensors).
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Requirements on System Design to Increase Understanding and Visibility of Cultural Heritage
An electronic device able to convert a physical characteristic into an electrical signal.
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Exploring Coverage within Wireless Sensor Networks through Evolutionary Computations
An electronic device that detects the value or the change of value of a physical quantity or parameter and converts the observed value into a signal for an indicating or recording instrument.
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Electromagnetic Metamaterials in Microwave Regime
A device which is used to detect the changes such as temperature, moisture content, concentration, permittivity, position and velocity.
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Strategies for Digital Transformation in Business: Digital Accounting Strategy
It is a data collection device from objects that interact with each other over the internet network.
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Parallel Development of Three Major Space Technology Systems and Human Side of Information Reference Services as an Essential Complementary Method
Sensors are devices that functions like a human eye. They detect the reflected or emitted electromagnetic radiation from natural sources (Passive Remote Sensing) or detect responses from objects which are irradiated from artificially generated energy sources such as radar (Active Sensors).
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Structure Implementation of Online Streams
These are tiny devices used to track an object of interest or sense environment.
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Intrabody Communications (IBC) as an Alternative Proposal for Biomedical Wearable Systems
Device which consists of a sensing element integrated with a physical transducer that transforms a measure into an output signal.
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Designing and Evaluation of Aluminium Thin-Film Electrochemical Sensors for Biomedical Analysis
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User Interfaces in Smart Assistive Environments: Requirements, Devices, Applications
A device that detects or senses a physical stimulus (as heat, light, sound, pressure, magnetism, etc.) and transmits a resulting impulse.
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Client-Side Processing for Sensor Web
An entity capable of observing a phenomenon and returning an observed value. (OGC 2007a).
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Machine Learning-Enabled Internet of Things Solution for Smart Agriculture Operations
A device that measures or detects environmental changes to present data for decision-making. This data can deliver benefits through improved crop and livestock yields; reduced wastage and livestock mortality; automation of farm operations; and maintenance or cost savings. Sensors may measure soil moisture/nutrition, weather, and water storage levels.
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Trust Based E-Commerce Decisions
A device that converts physical conditions into information so that the control system can understand the commands.
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RFID Tagging of Pharmaceuticals
A device that responds to a physical stimulus and produces an electronic signal reporting on that stimulus. Sensors can be tailored to report on a variety of environmental conditions, including temperature, movement, vibration, and shock.
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Mobile Health Applications and New Home Care Telecare Systems: Critical Engineering Issues
A sensor is a device which measures a physical quantity and converts it into a signal which can be read by an observer or by an instrument. For accuracy, all sensors need to be calibrated against known standards. Sensors are used in everyday objects such as touch-sensitive elevator buttons and lamps which dim or brighten by touching the base. There are also innumerable applications for sensors of which most people are never aware. Applications include automobiles, machines, aerospace, medicine, industry, and robotics.
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Predicting Human Actions Using a Hybrid of ReliefF Feature Selection and Kernel-Based Extreme Learning Machine
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Wearable Devices and Privacy Concerns: Data Collection, Analysis, and Interpretation
A device that can receive physical stimulus, respond to it, and transmits a resulting impulse.
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Pervasive Wireless Sensor Networks
In the context of sensor networks, any input device other than the communications transceiver, for example, a microphone or barometer. The sensors and transceiver produce a sensor node’s input data, which is used to inform its actions.
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Sustainable and Autonomous Soil Irrigation: Agro Smart Solution
A device that converts physical or environmental stimuli into electrical signals or measurable data and responds to them.
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Internet of Things Systems to Optimize Agricultural Processes in Developing Countries
A device that detects a physical parameter that occurs in its surrounding environment. The physical parameter can be in the form of temperature, humidity, light, or other forms. Sensor converts the parameter into data that human or machines can interpret.
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Smart Healthcare IoT Applications Using AI
A device to detect events or changes in environment or human body.
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Novel Additive Manufacturing Processes and Techniques in Industry 4.0
It is an electronic device that senses a physical parameter and converts it into an electrical signal as the output reading.
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Using Pulse Oximetry Measurements for Disease Monitoring
It is an electronic device that allows to physical capture of external parameters. The values are transmitted through signals that can be later be processed and analyzed.
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Basic Concepts of Wireless Sensor Networks
A transducer that converts a physical phenomenon (light, temperature, motion, etc.) into an electrical signal.
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Internet of Things Integration in Renewable Energy Systems
A device that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment.
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MUSPEL: Generation of Applications to Interconnect Heterogeneous Objects Using Model-Driven Engineering
Mechanism that is capable of detecting physic or chemical magnitudes. For example: temperature, light, humidity, CO 2 or radiation.
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Unobtrusive Wearable Technology for Health Monitoring
A device, or part of a device, that measures and quantifies some observable phenomenon.
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Internet of Things Application for Intelligent Cities: Security Risk Assessment Challenges
A device that can sense and record physical stimulus (e.g., temperature, speed, pressure, etc.) from physical environments.
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Putting Personal Smart Spaces into Context
A sensor is a device that measures a physical quantity and converts it into a signal which can be read by an observer or by an instrument ( Zhao & Guibas, 2004 ).
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Optimization of Condensed Stiffness Matrices for Structural Health Monitoring
A device that is used to record acceleration, velocity, or displacement of the structures.
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Self-Driving Robotic Cars: Cyber Security Developments
A sensor is a device that responds to a physical stimulus (such as heat, light, sound, pressure, magnetism, or a particular motion) and transmits information (used for measurements or operating a control).
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Self-Maintained Health Surveillance Artificial Intelligence Assistant
It is a system which is used to identify activities or change or actions performed in the given environment.
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A Complex Non-Contact Bio-Instrumental System
A device that measures or detects a real-world condition, such as an acoustic (microphone, hydrophone), electromagnetic (radar), or optical (camera) signal.
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Developments of the Digital World of Remote Sensing and GIS, Their Comparison to, and the Importance of the Human Side of Information Reference Services
Sensors are devices that functions like a human eye. They detect the reflected or emitted electromagnetic radiation from natural sources (Passive Remote Sensing) or detect responses from objects which are irradiated from artificially generated energy sources such as radar (Active Sensors).
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Classification of the Emotional State of a Subject Using Machine Learning Algorithms for RehabRoby
Sensor is a device, which detects or measures a physical quantity and converts into a signal that can be read by an electronic device.
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Malware Detection in Industrial Scenarios Using Machine Learning and Deep Learning Techniques
A device capable of performing measures and send the information to a computer.
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Industry 4.0 Technologies Used in Project Management
An electrical circuit that converts one type of energy to electrical signals.
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UWDBCSN Analysis During Node Replication Attack in WSN
Sensor is the monitoring device which is equipped with every node in the network in order to measure the physical conditions like temperature, pressure, etc.
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