American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


Automation Technology for Off-Road Equipment Proceedings of the 2004 Conference


  1. MOBILE INTELLIGENT EQUIPMENT FOR OFF-ROAD ENVIRONMENTS
    Authors:   Dr. John F. Reid
    Keywords:   Automation, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Controls
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17813
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  2. OFF-ROAD AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY IN EUROPEAN AGRICULTURE - STATE OF THE ART AND EXPECTED TRENDS
    Authors:   H. Auernhammer
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17814
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  3. 3D DENSITY AND DENSITY MAPS FOR STEREO VISION-BASED NAVIGATION
    Authors:   F. Rovira-Más and J. F. Reid
    Keywords:   Automation, Automatic guidance, Machine vision, Stereoscopic vision, 3D mapping, Obstacle detection, Grids, Range data sensors
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17815
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  4. A ROBUST APPROACH TO OBTAIN A CROP EDGE BASED ON WAVELET FILTER AND FUZZY RECOGNITION
    Authors:   F. M. Zhang, Y.B. Ying, Q. Zhang
    Keywords:   Machine vision, Wavelet filter, Fuzzy pattern recognition, Edge detection
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17816
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  5. WEED DETECTION USING HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGING
    Authors:   H. Okamoto, T. Murata, T. Kataoka, S. Hata
    Keywords:   Hyperspectral imaging, Wavelet analysis, Discriminant analysis, Machine vision, Image Processing, Plant classification, Weed identification, Weed control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17817
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  6. A TASK MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MULTI-ROBOT USING WIRELESS LAN
    Authors:   K. Ishii, N. Noguchi
    Keywords:   Wireless LAN, Multi-robot, Task management system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17818
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  7. VISION TECHNOLOGY FOR PRECISION LANDING OF AGRICULTURAL AUTONOMOUS ROTORCRAFT
    Authors:   Eric Feron and James Paduano
    Keywords:   navigation systems, vision, landing, helicopters
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17819
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  8. DEVELOPMENT OF NOZZLE POSITIONING SYSTEM FOR PRECISION SPRAYER
    Authors:   K. Nishiwaki, K. Amaha, R. Otani
    Keywords:   Crop Rows, Rice Fields, Vision sensor, Nozzle positioning system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17820
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  9. AUTONOMOUS GREENHOUSE SPRAYER VEHICLE USING MACHINE VISION AND LADAR FOR STEERING CONTROL
    Authors:   T. F. Burks, V. Subramanian1, S. Singh
    Keywords:   Autonomous vehicle, robotic, greenhouse sprayer
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17821
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  10. DETERMINING THE 3-D LOCATION OF THE APPLE FRUIT DURING HARVEST
    Authors:   D.M. Bulanon, T. Kataoka, H. Okamoto, S. Hata
    Keywords:   Apple, Harvesting, Image Processing, Machine Vision, Sensor Fusion
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17822
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  11. AUTOMATIC NAVIGATION OF AGRICULTURAL VEHICLE USING A LOW COST ATTITUDE SENSOR
    Authors:   Akira, Mizushima, Noboru, Noguchi, Kazunobu, Ishii
    Keywords:   Agricultural vehicle, navigation sensor, vibratory gyroscope, inclinometer, differential global positioning system, microcomputer, least squares method
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17823
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  12. A LOW-COST NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR AUTONOMOUS OFF-ROAD VEHICLES
    Authors:   L.S. Guo and Q. Zhang
    Keywords:   GPS, inertial sensors, off-road vehicle, sensor fusion, navigation system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17824
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  13. CHARACTERIZATION OF LASER RANGE FINDER FOR IN-FIELD NAVIGATION OF AUTONOMOUS TRACTOR
    Authors:   T. Ahamed, T. Takigawa, M. Koike, T. Honma, A. Yoda1, H. Hasegawa, P. Junyusen, Q. Zhang
    Keywords:   range finder, Least square method, Positioning, Reflectors, Reflector Bit
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17825
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  14. DEVELOPMENT OF LASER CROP ROW SENSOR FOR AUTOMATIC GUIDANCE SYSTEM OF IMPLEMENTS
    Authors:   T. Satow, K. Matsuda, S. B. Ming, K. Hironaka, D. L. S. Tan
    Keywords:   Laser distance sensor, Polygon mirror, Crop row sensor, Row crop tracking
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17826
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  15. DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTOMATED TRACKING SYSTEM OF TAGGED WILD ANIMALS
    Authors:   Mariya Ishutkina, Timothy Chan, Eric Feron
    Keywords:   path planning, animal tracking, software, autonomous aircraft
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17827
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  16. ODV FOR INDOOR ENVIRONMENT: TOOL FOR MINIMIZING NON-HOLONOMIC CONSTRAINT FOR OUTDOOR VEHICLE
    Authors:   V. B. Patiluna and J.M.J. Maja
    Keywords:   Omni-Directional Vehicle, Outdoor Surface
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17828
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  17. A METHOD TO DEFINE AGRICULTURAL ROBOT BEHAVIOURS
    Authors:   B. S. Blackmore, S. Fountas, S. Vougioukas, L. Tang, C. G. Sørensen, R. Jørgensen
    Keywords:   Autonomous tractor, Robots, Behaviour, Methodology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17829
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  18. FROM PRECISION FARMING TO PHYTOTECHNOLOGY
    Authors:   B. S. Blackmore
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17830
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  19. DEVELOPMENT OF HITCHING POSITION CONTROL AND ITS APPLICATIONS
    Authors:   T. Takigawa, T. Honma, Q. Zhang, P. Junyusen, T. Ahamed, M. Koike
    Keywords:   Trailer, Offtracking, Tracking ability, Hitch control, Steerable trailer
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17831
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  20. DEVELOPMENT OF TRAJECTORY CONTROL ALGORITHM FOR A TRAILER
    Authors:   P. Junyusen, T. Takigawa, M. Koike, H. Hasegawa, B. Bahalayodhin
    Keywords:   Autonomous vehicle, Feedback control, Guidance system, Optimal control, Pole-placement, Tractor-trailer system, Trajectory control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17832
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  21. OPEN CONFIGURABLE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR PRECISION FARMING
    Authors:   T. Oksanen, M. Öhman, M. Miettinen and A. Visala
    Keywords:   Precision farming, information technology, automation technology, open systems, configurability, control, human machine interface
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17833
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  22. CONTROL OF GRAIN RETURN FLOW FOR HEAD-FEEDING COMBINE
    Authors:   Yao Yong, Michihisa Iida, Mikio Umeda
    Keywords:   Precision farming, Head-feeding combine, Grain Flow Rate Sensor, Grain Flow Model, Return Flow Control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17834
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  23. MEASUREMENT OF COGNITIVE AND EMOTIONAL RESPONSES TO GARDENING OF THE ELDERLY USING THERMOGRAPHY AND PSYCHOLOGICAL TEST
    Authors:   N. Hayashi and H. Murase
    Keywords:   Thermograph, Horticultural Activity, Physiologically change, Non-invasive way, Psychological Test, Communication
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17835
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  24. ESTIMATION OF BIOPHYSICAL PARAMETERS USING HYPERSPECTRAL REMOTE SENSING
    Authors:   C. S., Ryu, M., Suguri, M., Umeda
    Keywords:   nitrogen fertilizer, basal dressing, nitrogen contents, panicle initiation stage, hyperspectral image, multi regression analysis
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17836
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  25. REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGY USING AN UNMANNED HELICOPTER WITH A CONTROL PAN-HEAD
    Authors:   T. Iwahori, R. Sugiura, K. Ishi, N. Noguchi
    Keywords:   unmanned helicopter, remote sensing, pan-head, fixed point sensing, simulation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17837
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  26. REMOTE SENSING TECHNOLOGY FOR FIELD INFORMATION USING AN UNMANNED HELICOPTER
    Authors:   R, Sugiura, K, Ishii and N, Noguchi
    Keywords:   unmanned helicopter, imaging sensor , laser range finder, three-dimensional GIS
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17838
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  27. ENHANCEMENT OF SATELLITE IMAGERIES USING AN UNMANNED HELICOPTER FOR ENVIRONMENT MONITORING
    Authors:   M. Abe, K. Ishii, N. Noguchi
    Keywords:   Precision Farming, environment monitoring, satellite imagery, unmanned helicopter, calibration data, grand truth data
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17839
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  28. DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATON OF AN AUTOMATIC CONTOUR TRACKING SYSTEM FOR TRACTORS
    Authors:   Mohammad Reza Bayati
    Keywords:   Automatic guidance tractor, slope sensor, steering guidanc, contour following tractor, contour lines
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17840
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  29. DYNAMIC TRAJECTORY MODEL OF A TRACTOR-IMPLEMENT SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED NAVIGATION APPLICATIONS
    Authors:   L. Feng1, Y. He1, Q. Zhang2
    Keywords:   Dynamic model, Tractor-implement system, Cornering stiffness, Automated tractor navigation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17841
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  30. OPTIMAL CONTROL OF TRACTOR-TRAILER SYSTEM IN HEADLANDS
    Authors:   T. Oksanen, A. Visala
    Keywords:   Optimal control, Vehicle Modeling, Headlands, Turning
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17842
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  31. PATH FOLLOWING STUDIES WITH AN ARTICULATED FARM VEHICLE
    Authors:   S.G. McCarthy, S. Pocknee, G. Rains, C. Kvien
    Keywords:   Agricultural vehicle, articulation, bang bang, path-planning
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17843
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  32. AUTOTRAC - ACCURACY OF A RTK DGPS BASED AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE GUIDANCE SYSTEM UNDER FIELD CONDITIONS
    Authors:   M. Ehrl, W.V. Stempfhuber, M. R. Demmel, M. Kainz and H. Auernhammer
    Keywords:   Automatic Guidance, Automatic Steering, Electronics, GPS, Precision Agriculture
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17844
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  33. SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK FOR AGRICULTURAL VEHICLE NAVIGATION
    Authors:   Y. Hamada, Y. Matsuo, and A. Ogura
    Keywords:   Software, Framework, Navigation, Precision farming, Autonomous vehicle
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17845
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  34. AUTO-STEERING RICE TRANSPLANTER FOR STRAIGHT TRAVELING
    Authors:   Y. Matsuo, Y. Hamada, O. Yukumoto, and S. Yamamoto
    Keywords:   Automatic steering, Rice transplanter, Direction sensor, Vehicle heading control, Aimed direction
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17846
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  35. CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN FOR AN AUTONOMOUS FIELD WATCHING-DOG ROBOT
    Authors:   Y, Nagasaka, Q, Zhang, T. E. Grift, Y, Knetani, N, Umeda, T, Kokuryu
    Keywords:   laser measurement system, scouting, robot, autonomous, precision farming
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17847
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  36. DIRECT YAW MOMENT CONTROL BY BRAKING FORCE DISTRIBUTION FOR HANDLING AND STABILITY OF AGRICULTURAL TRACTORS
    Authors:   Y. Nishiike, M. Umeda, M. Fujii, S. Shiozaki, M. Iida and M. Suguri
    Keywords:   braking force distribution, direct yaw moment control, gain-scheduled H control, agricultural tractor
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17848
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  37. ON ROBUST NONLINEAR CONTROL OF AGRICULTURAL VEHICLES WITHOUT VELOCITY SIGNALS
    Authors:   Satoru Sakai, Koichi Osuka, Mikio Umeda
    Keywords:   Agricultural vehicles, Passivity, Initial cost
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17849
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  38. USE OF A HEAVY MATERIAL HANDLING AGRICULTURAL ROBOT FOR HARVESTING WATERMELONS
    Authors:   Satoru Sakai, Koichi Osuka, Mikio Umeda
    Keywords:   Agricultural robot, Gain-scheduling, m-synthesis, initial cost
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17850
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  39. DEVELOPMENT OF A FORCED DIFFERENTIAL STEERING CONTROL SYSTEM
    Authors:   S. Hidaka
    Keywords:   Forced differential, planetary gear set, HST, counter steering, turning radius, spin turn, automatic deceleration, conical linkage, FDS(Full-time Drive System), variable ratio gear, marsh mode
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17851
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  40. A MODELING OF A MOVEMENT OF A SEMI- CRAWLER TRACTOR AND AN ADAPTIVE OPERATIONAL STEERING CONTROL
    Authors:   Keiichi Inoue, Noriyuki Murakami, Sumi Miyaura
    Keywords:   Semi-crawler Tractor, Automatic Steering Control, Off road vehicle, Autonomous, Filtering, Vehicle modeling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17852
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  41. RTK-GPS BASED AUTONOMOUS CRAWLER WAGON CONTROL
    Authors:   M. Suguri, K. Kouichi, Y. Nishiike
    Keywords:   Autonomous vehicle, RTK-GPS, crawler, Kalman filter, Optimum control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17853
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  42. AUTOMATIC GUIDANCE WITH A LASER SCANNER FOR A ROBOT TRACTOR IN AN ORCHARD
    Authors:   Ryo, Tsubota, Noboru, Noguchi, Akira, Mizushima
    Keywords:   laser scanner, Hough transform, orchard field
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17854
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  43. 3-D MAP GENERATION BY A ROBOT TRACTOR EQUIPPED WITH A LASER RANGE FINDER
    Authors:   M. Yokota, A. Mizushima, K. Ishii, N. Noguchi
    Keywords:   laser range finder (LRF), coordinate transformation, 3D map, digital elevation map (DEM)
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17855
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  44. A COMBINE-MOUNTED NIR SPECTROSCOPY-BASED SENSOR FOR SINGLE RICE KERNEL PROTEIN CONTENT MEASUREMENT
    Authors:   N. Oido, M. Iida, M. Umeda
    Keywords:   farming, NIR spectroscopy, Single kernel, Unhulled rice, Combine, Protein content, Moisture content
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17856
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  45. COMPARISON ON EGGPLANT FRUIT GRADING BETWEEN NIR-COLOR CAMERA AND COLOR CAMERA
    Authors:   V.K. Chong, N.Kondo, K.Ninomiya, M. Monta, K. Namba
    Keywords:   Eggplant, Grading, Machine vision, TV camera, Quality evaluation, Spectral reflectance
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17857
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  46. EGGPLANT GRADING MACHINE BY USE OF ROTARY TRAYS
    Authors:   N. Kondo, K. Ninomiya, J. Kamata
    Keywords:   fruit grading, conveying system, inspection, eggplant
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17858
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  47. MACHINE VISION SYSTEMS OF EGGPLANT GRADING SYSTEM
    Authors:   K. Ninomiya, N. Kondo, V.K. Chong, M. Monta
    Keywords:   fruit grading, machine vision system, color camera, monochrome camera, inspection, eggplant
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17859
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  48. DEVELOPMENT OF SOIL CLOD FINENESS MEASUREMENT SYSTEM WITH LASER SENSOR BY USING POLYGON MIRROR
    Authors:   T. Izumi1, A. Oida, H. Nakashima, J. Miyasaka, H, Itoh
    Keywords:   Soil clod fineness, Laser displacement sensor, Polygon mirror, Roughness
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17860
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  49. A HAND-HELD MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENT FOR SOIL WATER CONTENT WITH GPS POSITIONING
    Authors:   Z.J. Qiu, Y. He
    Keywords:   Soil water content, Global positioning system, Measurement system, Microcontroller
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17861
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  50. A VIRTUAL INSTRUMENT FOR MEASURING SOIL ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY
    Authors:   Y. He, L.L. Lin, H.H. Yu
    Keywords:   Virtual instruments, Soil EC, LabVIEW, Graphical programming
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17862
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  51. SOIL PROPERTIES PREDICTION FOR REAL-TIME SOIL SENSOR BASED ON NEURAL NETWORK
    Authors:   Eiji Morimoto, Sakae Shibusawa, Toshikazu Kaho, Shin-ichi Hirako
    Keywords:   real-time soil sensor, moisture content, soil organic matter, total nitrogen, pH, neural network, visible-near infrared spectrum
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17863
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  52. A NEW DEVELOPMENT OF MOBILE SOIL MOISTURE INSTRUMENT
    Authors:   Y. He, Y. Wu, Z. Qiu, X. Ge
    Keywords:   Instrument, Soil moisture content, GPS, Plane tests, Section tests, Interpolation analysis
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17864
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  53. STUDY ON SIGNAL PROCESSING FOR A CROP IRRIGATION VIRTUAL INSTRUMENT SYSTEM
    Authors:   Y. Bao, Y. Wu, Y. He, L. Wang
    Keywords:   Precision Irrigation, Monitor, Fuzzy Control, GIS
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17865
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  54. VARIABLE MANAGEMENT FOR UNIFORM POTATO YIELD USING REMOTE SENSING IMAGES WITH UNMANNED HELICOPTER
    Authors:   Jun Yokobori, Katsuhisa Niwa, Ryo Sugiura, Noboru Noguchi, Yutaka Chiba
    Keywords:   Unmanned helicopter, Stem length (cm)× SPAD, Surface humus
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17866
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  55. DETERMINING COUNTERMEASURES TO NON-UNIFORM WHEAT MATURATION IN TOKACHI, JAPAN, USING A LARGE-SCALE SOIL MAP
    Authors:   Katsuhisa Niwa, Nobutaka Seino, Jun Yokobori, Koji Kikuchi, Noboru Noguchi
    Keywords:   Wheat maturity, Large-scale soil map, Gravitational water porosity
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17867
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  56. TELEOPERATION PLATFORM FOR HST DRIVE AGRICULTURAL VEHICLE
    Authors:   N. Murakami, K. Inoue, S. Miyaura
    Keywords:   GPS, Vision, Internet, Manure spreader
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17868
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  57. MONITORING SYSTEM OF PEAT AREAS USING AGRICULTURAL ROBOT
    Authors:   A. Mizushima, N. Noguchi, K. Ishii
    Keywords:   peat land, agricultural robot, VRS-RTK-GPS, laser range finder, remote sensing, precision farming
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17869
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  58. SIMPLIFICATION METHOD OF TOPOGRAPHIC MAP USING TRIANGLE POLYGONS
    Authors:   R. Sugiura, K. Ishii, N. Noguchi
    Keywords:   laser range finder, topographic map, triangle polygon, data reduction
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17870
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  59. MOBILE TYPE SWEET PEPPER GRADING ROBOT
    Authors:   N. Kondo, J. Qiao, S. Shibusawa, A. Sasao, E. Morimoto
    Keywords:   fruit grading, manipulator, image processing, mobile robot, precision agriculture
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.17871
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